Clear and Close or the Big Picture?

Oak Leaves and Ridge. Trabuco Canyon, California. Where’s my Focus? Every picture has its focal point. In this image, the oak tree in the foreground is crisp: I can see the dusky green of its leaves, the gray twigs thickening into branches, three parchment eucalyptus leaves, hang gliders visiting from a neighboring tree. But if […]


Clear and Close or the Big Picture?

Oak Leaves and Ridge. Trabuco Canyon, California. Where’s my Focus? Every picture has its focal point. In this image, the oak tree in the foreground is crisp: I can see the dusky green of its leaves, the gray twigs thickening into branches, three parchment eucalyptus leaves, hang gliders visiting from a neighboring tree. But if […]


>Clear and Close or the Big Picture?

> Oak Leaves and Ridge. Trabuco Canyon, California. Where’s my Focus? Every picture has its focal point. In this image, the oak tree in the foreground is crisp: I can see the dusky green of its leaves, the gray twigs thickening into branches, three parchment eucalyptus leaves, hang gliders visiting from a neighboring tree. But […]


Clear and Close or the Big Picture?

Oak Leaves and Ridge. Trabuco Canyon, California. Where’s my Focus? Every picture has its focal point. In this image, the oak tree in the foreground is crisp: I can see the dusky green of its leaves, the gray twigs thickening into branches, three parchment eucalyptus leaves, hang gliders visiting from a neighboring tree. But if […]


My Stowaway Heart

The Party Wagon. Mission Bay, San Diego. July 30, 2011.   Parachuting to Praise Yesterday my daughter Elaine, her husband Rob, and two our our grandchildren, Cadence and Sawyer, boarded a jet and flew off to begin their new life in Hawaii. With the luxury of foreknowledge, we’ve enjoyed extra time together over these past […]