A road trip across the West in 1980 turned up lots of memorable motel doors, among many other finds.
As publisher of my fiction, nonfiction, photographs, paintings, design, and creative ideas, I find my focus in seeing, exploring and recording life's details—like the two novels I'm writing, or the scenic gumbo that is my Vanishing Austin photography series, and the prints I call Lightscapes. Or writing for my blog on creativity, art + what goes with it, and my travels around my hometown, Austin, Texas and back in time, at AustinDetails.me. Creative collaboration is a key part of my process. And it all comes together on my art + photo + words blog, Pairings :: Art + What Goes With It, at AustinDetails.me, where my art meets tech.
Shadows from the most ubiquitous of window coverings, Venetian blinds, imprint themselves into my favorite photographs.
Does your preference for distorted reflections indicate something about your personality? Maybe.
Sometimes I prefer my reflections to be crystal clear, sometimes not. Today they’re mirror images.
Compare an image in black and white with its color counterpart. How do your impressions differ?
What’s on the bucket list for a very undemanding, but deliberate, dog? Squirrels.
Take a quick, self-administered test to see how your perspective on Austin stacks up.
Ahhh, the delights of discovering your dream coffee is also a work of art.
The dawn light yields some ethereal images in the Mexico Baja.
Take a tour of the Austin landmarks we’ve loved and lost (but not forgotten).
Honor Austin’s unique spirit and view a slideshow of our many longtime survivors. Hail to our champions!
Following the signs that appear in your life can lead to unintended redundancies.
The times, they have a’ changed (to misquote a famous lyric). But not necessarily in South Dakota.
Life is all about choices, and there’s one area in which you’ll only have two. Unless you have three.
Are fall Saturdays popular days for Americans to kick back with a cold one? Enjoy a few signs of the season and take a pop quiz.