14 Feb, 2014

Leaving Russia

2021-01-03T17:28:41-06:00February 14th, 2014|Tags: , , |

With the Winter Olympics currently happening in Sochi, Russia, it fits that my review of Maxim Shrayer's memoir Leaving Russia just appeared in the Jewish Book World. Thanks to this book, I feel [...]

21 Nov, 2013

Discovering David Plowden

2021-01-03T17:28:53-06:00November 21st, 2013|Tags: , |

I am in love. With David Plowden and his stunning black and white photographs of the American Plains and Prairie. It's been one of those serendipitous encounters: The big photograph [...]

28 Jun, 2013


2021-01-03T17:29:05-06:00June 28th, 2013|Tags: , |

Of all the gravestones I photographed on my visit to the Kenyon College Campus Cemetery, the one of Henrietta stuck in my mind. Particularly because, once I was viewing the [...]

3 Jan, 2012

Candle Smoke Writing

2021-09-27T20:42:02-05:00January 3rd, 2012|Tags: , |

Here's a different kind of writing for you: Candle Smoke Writing, or rather, historical graffiti. My son and I stopped by Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky on our [...]

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