Personality

Muhammad Ali, larger than life

Muhammad Ali, larger than life

An unsurpassed legacy has reached its temporal conclusion.  The greatest sports figure and celebrity of the 20th century has passed.  Rather than mourn his death, we continue to celebrate his life and its many facets.   Rather than poorly retelling a complex life story, I […]

Portrait of a Living Saint

Portrait of a Living Saint

I love portrait photography.  This one is striking and of an interesting man.  He is Dobri Dobrev,   a 100-year-old beggar shown here in a threadbare coat. “Grandpa” Dobri, is already celebrated as a saint in Bulgaria:  The Saint of Bailovo — a symbol of goodness in a […]

farewell great lady

farewell great lady

We celebrate Maya Angelou’s life, cherish her wisdom, and learn from her words.  But we will do so without her now, 28 May, 2014.   “Listen to yourself and in that quietude you might hear the voice of God,” she wrote in the most recent post […]


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