Special Moments; an Appreciation

Special Moments; an Appreciation

A brief moment of appreciation, a window, a glimpse of renewal. On my way up to the Sequoias I had to stop. I was struck by it’s simple, timeless beauty. This moment in the grove is apparently very brief. I’m grateful to have been there at that moment. The...
To Have A Happy New Year

To Have A Happy New Year

To prepare for the New Year, I like to complete the last one. This last year was awesome! I had my first exhibition. At which The Hollywood Sign,   The Almond Grove:   and Keys Ranch     Have been purchased. My first show and my first sales. YEAH!...
Star Wars: Best job I ever had

Star Wars: Best job I ever had

It was 1977. I had started working in the motion picture industry 4 years prior. I was volunteering for educational organization called est, which stood for Erhard Seminars Training. One of my co workers was a man named Paul Roth (who is an amazing coach). One day...
Ellis Island Pt3

Ellis Island Pt3

After I managed to beg my way into a very private Hard Hat Tour of the Ellis Island Medical Complex we walked across the grounds and see decaying buildings and maintenance detritus everywhere. Did I mention the creep factor?   Then you enter and find these long...
NYC to Ellis Island Pt2

NYC to Ellis Island Pt2

Next, my NYC – Ellis Island journey draws me down to to the southern tip of Manhattan, Battery Park specifically to catch the Ferry to Liberty Island and Ellis Island. It was a stormy, overcast day. The “Statue of Liberty Enlightening The World”...
NYC to Ellis Island Pt. 1: NYC

NYC to Ellis Island Pt. 1: NYC

Every year around the third week of November I go back east to Baltimore for my Dad’s birthday (89 this year) and my parents wedding anniversary (67 this year). Somehow (this year) I caught a wild hair for Ellis Island. Not only that but I HAD to get on the...
Practicing/teaching, living yoga

Practicing/teaching, living yoga

I am a yoga instructor. Been at it for some 20 years. I’ve always loved what yoga does for my body and I love what it does for your body as well. This pose is “triangle pose” for all the obvious reasons.  It’s benefits list  according to Yoga...
The Yoga of Photography

The Yoga of Photography

After being a yoga teacher for almost 20 years I re-discovered photography when I bought a DSLR and a Trey Ratcliff HDR tutorial. I had first started taking pictures while working on the first Star Wars movie (“Episode IV: A New Hope”) and for the next 36...
Sneaking up on the sunrise

Sneaking up on the sunrise

“When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs.  When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.” – Ansel Adams Recently, on a trip to my home town of New York City, I met up with some friends  to take pictures. A.D.Wheeler, Molly Kate,...