The Uphill Slide

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09/06/2017
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This is America

I walked along the busway in Wilkinsburg taking breakdown photos of murals, some of the best street art in the city. But peeling in places, impermanent in the elements. I ended up at a gazebo. I circled around taking photos … Continue reading

06/09/2017
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Creativity in the City

Crossing the street on Penn. Stopping to read the sign that read, ‘Catcalling is Harassment it’s never okay.’ Note to all those who think it’s a compliment. On the bench sitting beside a gentleman with BO crunching potato chips hidden … Continue reading

03/29/2017
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Everybody Doesn’t Know My Name.

“There she is,” I said to my daughter. The woman in bright fluorescent was smiling and waving energetically, and I smiled widely and waved back. She was two streets away from where I first met her one morning. That was … Continue reading

02/04/2017
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Photography

A friend said she saw (in her mind’s eye) me doing photography, the same friend who said I should get a travel trailer and roam the country. Photography and travel are compatible. Writing, travel, and photography are compatible. Everyone is … Continue reading