Monthly Archives: November 2016



  “A chili,” said Rebecca, gasping. “Oh, yes!” She thought a chili was something cool, as its name imported, and was served with some. “How fresh and green they look,” she said, and put one […]


Grand Central Station

  [H]ow can one know what is solid and what is true when life continually interrupts the moment and dissolves the vision? . . . [O]nly in silence and solitude can one experience the moment […]


In Memoriam: Denton A. Cooley, MD

            Each [soul] is given a bag of tools, A shapeless mass A book of rules; And each must make Ere life has flown A stumbling block Or a stepping […]



  We do not see them come, Their great wings furled, their boundless forms infolded . . . To enter the dimensions of our world . . . Through the everywhere and nowhere invisible door […]



      Rose, oh pure contradiction, joy of being No-one’s sleep under so many lids.   Rainer Maria Rilke  


The Signboard

The quieter the people are the slower the time passes   until there is a solitary man [standing] in the figure of silence. . .   A face that is no face but the features, […]


Post Halloween

  Stay, illusion! If thou hast any sound, or use of voice, Speak to me . . . If thou art privy to [m]y country’s fate, Which, happily, foreknowing may avoid, O speak!   Hamlet […]


Mitchell at Prayer

All that matters is to be at one with the living God to be a creature in the house of the God of Life.   Like a cat asleep on a chair at peace, in […]



  Welcome to my blog, which presents some of my early photos and photo collages. Many of these images were featured on my first website (2002-2006); back then, I was untrained in photography but found […]