Are people really surprised by what’s happening in this country now? Mass shootings, terrorizing minorities and immigrants, death threats against actors for being in movies; that’s apparently who we are now. It’s not just politics but there’s this toxic hostility in every layer of society. Some of it is warranted, given the many disparities among … Continue reading Disfunction Junction
Tim Caine boards the elevator on the main floor of Grady Hospital and presses the button for his wife Alyssa’s floor. He’s happy she’s awake, but concerned about her personality change. He spoke to the doctor earlier but found the conversation less than reassuring. “It's not just her memory, Doctor Gardner, her entire personality has … Continue reading Rebecca, Too, Tim
Edward Branch, Jr., known simply as Eddie, Jr. is the owner and operator of Branch Motors (Your Branch office!) in Dublin, Georgia, which is the largest population center near where he and his family have lived for generations. They specialize in big American vehicles, mainly General Motors trucks and autos, and most of his revenue … Continue reading Axe Man, Eddie, Jr.
Steven moves anxiously around the room, still reeling from the phone call he received from the mysterious woman. He found the lockbox and key in the places that she said they’d be and the box was full of cards and letters sent to Rebecca from their father, Owen, which she kept for some reason. He … Continue reading Rebecca, Too, Goonie
Rebecca Asher leans her head back against the seat in the seafood restaurant where she’s just finishing lunch, and rolls her eyes upward, as she listens to the inane conversation of the three girls seated behind her. She’s in Fort Lauderdale for Spring Break 1999 and stopped in for a bite to eat. The trio … Continue reading Rebecca, Too, Florida
A photo of Atlanta's Skyline, taken 8 April 2018, from Sweet Auburn, DeKalb Avenue, using various filters in Photoshop.
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I'm trying out a new photo app that gives me more control over exposure and photo quality. Here are some shots taken 23 March using it. They've all been processed using Photoshop Express.
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Various discarded items I've encountered while out walking, between January and March of 2018. To qualify as a discarded item they have to be unattended in a place they clearly don't belong, with no one anywhere around who could own the item. These are photographed exactly as found, as I am honor bound to not … Continue reading Discarded Items, Various Dates 2018