Let’s shine a spotlight on bullying like we’re doing with sexual harassment

Over the last couple of months, sexual harassment has dominated the public airwaves. Starting with the fall of Harvey Weinstein and continuing with entertainer-turned-senator Al Franken resignation from public office, a very large and uncomfortable spotlight has been shone on what most of us have suspected for years, that people in power will use that …

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Blame culture of violence, not guns, for tragedy

It’s another tragedy in what seems to be an endless wave of violence. A church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, lost 26 parishioners with another 20 hospitalized after Devin Patrick Kelley walked in during services on Sunday and opened fire.   Predictably, the calls for prayers and sympathy were followed by calls for gun control. Those …

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Freedom of speech sometimes includes silent protests

I love our American flag. Whenever it passes by in a parade, I put my right hand to my heart, usually with my camera in my hand. I recite the Pledge of Allegiance and stand proudly when the National Anthem plays or is sang (even when it’s sang horribly). I’ve never considered it a requirement …

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It’s chow time with the camera

I’ve taken a lot of different photographs with my camera, but one of my latest efforts has been to capture pictures of food. Granted, I’ve captured food images before, but I’ve been fascinated recently by trying to capture images of the food I made.   Most of my food photos lately have been of breakfast, …

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No small steps in this man’s kind gesture

A few days ago, the United States remembered a dark day in our history, when thousands were killed in terrorist attacks on American soil. Among them were more than 300 firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty as they tried to save people inside the World Trade Center. My partner, Todd, did …

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