Stories & Thoughts From The Tallgrass Prairie

All Things Change

By |2020-05-19T10:45:29-05:00May 18th, 2020|

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like. - Lao Tzu I have been doing a fair amount of reading since the [...]

Point Of Focus

By |2020-02-16T23:36:43-06:00February 16th, 2020|

Almost nothing material is needed for a happy life for he who has understood existence. -Marcus Aurelius The ever changing landscape of existence, day to day living has long been a main point of focus. It was not that many generations [...]

A Way Of Thinking

By |2020-03-12T21:35:14-05:00January 21st, 2020|

Education in the West has been very focused on preparing people to be workers, but that leaves lacking the qualities that make someone a good world citizen. -Daniel Goleman Photography is abound with workshops, tours, classroom discussions, and the never ending search of the [...]

The Art Within

By |2020-01-09T21:30:08-06:00January 9th, 2020|

Life is without meaning. You bring the meaning to it. The meaning of life is whatever you ascribe it to be. Being alive is the meaning. -Joseph Campbell Nearly all time spent in the pursuit of this craft known to most as "photography" I spend [...]

The Many Faces of Art

By |2019-12-20T13:03:42-06:00December 20th, 2019|

In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they're still beautiful. - Alice Walker It typically is not a good quality to be a person of many faces. Such people are depicted in movies as [...]