“Reservation”

Shannon County is located in southwestern South Dakota and is the only county completely contained within the Pine Ridge Reservation for the Oglala Sioux. Natalie and I moved to the small town of Kyle in the north east of the reservation this July where Natalie will work as a 1st grade teacher in the Little … Continue reading

Lessons from a Motorized Metal Shark

A drive down the road in Englewood, Florida might yield you a fairly monotonous view of strip malls, gas stations, and flat, straight roads through semi-tropical, over-developed, sand-land. Indeed, were on our way to a Home Depot, for a small arts & crafts project. As we drove, we came across a motorized metal shark driving … Continue reading

So, We Went to Occupy San Diego…

…and at first it was exciting. As we rounded the corner heading toward the downtown park, we could hear the light rumble of protesting voices, maybe a drum or two, and a few whistles and hoots. With camera in hand we entered the park, just beginning to bustle with the young and old; the professing; … Continue reading

Dream of Californication – (Los Angeles, CA)

LA was not my cup of tea.  Granted our first stop was Hollywood Boulevard, home to the iconic Walk of Fame, Chinese theatre, and every single tourist trap imaginable.  Although it was certainly interesting to read the names on the hundreds stars we passed on the sidewalk (an ode to the greats of film, television, … Continue reading

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