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The Birthday Gift

  For my 15th birthday, my father gave me a camera.  It became an obsession. I took it everywhere and watched the world through the viewfinder — a safe place to hide and seek.  The images have faded but my memories are clear and sharp. … Continue reading

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Blizzard Photos, Chicago, IL – Feb. 1st and 2nd, 2011

I love the snow. We got into bed last night with our window shades raised so we could watch the blizzard. And we weren’t disappointed: lightning, thunder, howling winds, and of course, sheets of the white flakes racing sideways. It was … Continue reading

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Update: A Tourist in East Berlin 1971 – Photos

In 1971, my parents and I visited East Berlin shortly after my 13th birthday. The adventure was on a whim, but the experience was a “life changer.” If my memories of the city were not so vivid, I would attribute … Continue reading

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