“Valley Ablaze” a New Book

“Valley Ablaze” a New Book

I have spent the afternoon reading, looking at, and admiring Valley Ablaze, a delightful book that I received in today’s mail. It is by Brian Dedmond, Jason Harpe, and M. Dawn Crouse. Supported by the Lincoln County Historical Association and published by...
Roberto and Racism in Cuba

Roberto and Racism in Cuba

Roberto is one of the best friends I have. I met him in 2000 while at a photography workshop in Havana. He was hanging around the Ambos Mundos Hotel where most of the participants were staying and getting jobs as a guide and translator. We stayed another week after...
Iraq is Arabic for Vietnam

Iraq is Arabic for Vietnam

The title is a bumper sticker I had on my truck for the past ten years. The picture was made in Paris March, 2003. This was during the week after the war started. I really liked these two brothers who were leading a group in the march. There is a wonderful re-play of...
Black Madonna

Black Madonna

The photo here was made in the Cathedral at Regla known as Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Regla in Havana. This small cathedral across the Bahia Habana from Havana Vieja is a fascinating place, here there are statues of many of the Roman Catholic saints who were...