Category Archives: “A Photographer’s Blog”

“For All Souls on this Day”

Death is entwined so tightly with the  mediumship work I do, the Hallowed ground I call home,  the cemetery photographs I take, and the stories I put to paper, it is no wonder that the origins and customs of All … Continue reading

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“It’s Just Not Worth it Anymore”

Today was my last outing to my hometown library book sale.   It used to be a day to mark on the calendar……    A day when you could amass a shopping bag full of books and audio CD’s for about … Continue reading

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“Gondola Ride of Prejudice”

This blog comes on the heels of flack received by Governor Cuomo yesterday, after he used a very derogatory “N” word to make a point about the many targets of prejudice’s arrow. I am Sicilian; I grew up knowing about … Continue reading

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“I Miss My Woody Station Wagon”

On a morning news show, a host mentioned she bought her husband a vintage woody station wagon for his birthday; the car looked a lot like mine in decades past.   It was a good car; I could lift the back … Continue reading

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“Six Years”

Tomorrow, six years since the death of my friend, Janet. A lot has happened in six years…….before she died, I told her my daughter was pregnant…  Now, my grandson is five years old. I wrote many books in those years……I … Continue reading

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“Spreading Light in China” Part 2

Ruby and Rusty continue to spread furry light in China. I received this touching message from the retired teacher who rescued Rusty and Ruby in China……. Dear Shirl, today some of my student teachers were sent to a country primary … Continue reading

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“Lessons from a tiny Mouse”

My mouse died during the night.   I watched him suddenly grow old this past week.   I could literally see him become an old man before my eyes.    I guess time speeds up for a tiny mouse; mine lived two … Continue reading

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