Blue Dress, Red Tables

I’m new to this city in all respects. I don’t want to attract attention.  When I made photos in NYC, I primarily used my camera. I knew I was a photographer and so did the people who noticed me.  I don’t feel like a photographer when I take pictures with my phone. I one sense […]

My First LA Manhole Cover

When I lived in NYC, I thought of starting a manhole cover collection. There were a couple of problems, not the least of which was how to obtain a manhole without breaking the law and, where to keep this collection.  I opted for making a collection of manhole cover photographs. Here is my first manhole […]

Photographs Lie… More Growing Up from ‘My Brother Michael’

The photo on this page was taken on one of our camping trips. I have to give Mom and Dad credit; it must have been an awful strain to take three kids, camping, not to mention taking care of the Mike‘s special needs. Mike seems to be peering at the photographer (probably Dad), but the […]

End of the Scrapbook – Mike’s Toddler Days from ‘My Brother Michael’

This image may not make sense out of context.  This scrapbook, that covers some of Mike’s days as a toddler, ends abruptly with a photo corner just about to fall off the page.  This echoes the baby book that Mom and Dad started just after Mike was born.

Scrapbook, Mike’s Toddler Days from ‘My Brother Michael’

Here are some pictures from Mike‘s toddler days. You can see my dad’s father and my mom’s mother hold Mike as a baby.  Dad is trying to interest Mike in the piano. Mike seems to be having fun with mom in one of the photos.