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Human Connections Through Photography

(WARNING: NSFW nude image below the cut) I think I first picked up a real camera in 2007. My motivation, really, was to capture photos of my growing and adorable children. But it turned out that my kids hated having their photos taken. And fast forward to 2008, I find myself working with models.

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How many bags for business travel?

You have to go away for a week on business. Do you check any luggage? Bring a carry-on? A personal item? For many male travelers, especially in tech, I see some combination of the ubiquitous Swiss Gear backpack at airports plus separate luggage.

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The devil I know

I recently wrote of being done with WordPress, and how I was going to move the whole thing to another site. I did spend some time trying to do just that, but it was a deep rabbit hole that seemed to be endless. Perhaps it’s better to work with what I’ve got, warts and all, …

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I’m not tired of blogging; I’m tired of WordPress

It’s been a long time since I’ve written here. It’s not for lack of things to write about; it’s just that WordPress is such a cluttered, overly complicated mess that it’s sucked the joy out of writing.

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Coffee

Marcus from the Streets of Nuremberg blog (which is worth a follow, by the way) captured my attention this morning with his latest entry to a photo challenge that he’s participating in. It resonates strongly with a photo that I took yesterday in a French bistro in Raleigh.

bearded caucasian man in the snow breathing fire
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Cavity

How should I fill the empty spaces? – Pink Floyd We all have a cavity of potential inside of us waiting to be filled. Perhaps a measure of our character could be how we choose to fill this space.

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Writing Without Distractions: The iOS Trick

I’ve been moving from a desktop-centric writing approach to a mobile workflow that liberates me. Along the way, I’m finding some tips and tricks that are too good to share. Let’s start out with one of the most important ones: leave me the hell alone when I’m writing!