Today is National Siblings Day. While this is not a federally recognized holiday, the governors of 49 states have recognized this day at the state level. I’m not sure which state has been the hold out, but they really need to get their act together. If I had to bet, I would pick Vermont. They…

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In 1981, when I was in high school, my graphic arts teacher took us on a photography field trip. We travelled up the mountain (Chestnut Ridge) to visit a reenactment encampment of “mountain men”. It was an interesting afternoon for photography, as there were plenty of characters to visit with, black powder rifle demonstrations and…

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I took this photograph in the summer of 1987 while in London on business. This was long before the terrorist attacks on September 11, even though Europe was already experiencing an uptick in terrorism. At this point in history, the Bobbie securing the gate of Buckingham Palace felt comfortable taking time to have a friendly…

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