The Adventures of Chartan: Brazil Makes a Decision

(Last Sunday: Brazil calls the phone number on a poster he saw in a coffee shop.)             When the phone rang, Brazil was losing the battle with sleep. His eyes bulged and for a moment he wasn’t certain of where he was, or what he should do. He looked around the room, patrolling for enemiesContinue reading “The Adventures of Chartan: Brazil Makes a Decision”

My Favorite Photo for 2021

In a year of many negatives mostly related to Covd-19, there was one photo I took that picked me up. A monarch butterfly came to our backyard on October 14, 2021 when I thought the season was over–last year I saw none. Instead, the counts of this long-distance traveler (adults live about two weeks withContinue reading “My Favorite Photo for 2021”

The Adventures of Chartan: The Set Up

           (Last Sunday: Skyler Brazil, hired by Elisa, secretly takes photos of her and Chartan in the grips of passion.) Elisa was asleep, naked, with her head on Chartan’s chest. He wanted to cover her with a sheet but didn’t want to move and wake her. They had not spoken to each other since they fellContinue reading “The Adventures of Chartan: The Set Up”

Flying Lemons…

Yesterday, I put my camera on a tripod, but forgot to tighten the arm that raises or lowers the camera. When I pushed the shutter button, the camera moved slightly, producing the blurred action photo of…flying lemons. I’ll take it. Actually, I’ve taken a photo course where we were shown the technique of intentionally movingContinue reading “Flying Lemons…”