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Beautiful: Ardbeg

This picture is from the end of a long morning of whisky tasting on the Scottish island of Islay, in the Hebrides. It’s famous for the smoky, smoky whiskies. We were staying in Port Ellen, and Ardbeg was the third … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Kashgar Animal Market

Kashgar, China, just south of Kyrgyzstan, west of Tajikistan and Afghanistan, near the Pamir Plateau, is a beautiful, dusty desert oasis town. And it’s old. Older than Paris. Maybe as old as Athens and Rome. The first recorded mention of … Continue reading

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Lesson: Patience

Patience comes in many forms. Sometimes, patience demands that you wait days, weeks, months, or even years for something, working specifically toward a goal, or going through your life, waiting for a period of time to end. At other times, … Continue reading

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Places We Live: Rynek Głowny, Krakow

When considering photos for my Places We Live series, I ask whether the piece would ask a question of me, or fulfill a need. The questions they ask cover a broad range – “Could I live there?” or “Would I … Continue reading

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Beautiful: Windmill Silhouette

I’ve started writing this post three times now. It was supposed to be a lesson, but my internet isn’t working great, so the 7 pictures I needed for it wouldn’t upload. So I switched to a philosophy-driven post, but it … Continue reading

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