A Comfortable Allegiance

“I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice…

The Power of the Press

I found these two Chicago Sun-Times printing plates (c. early 1970s) at a local thrift just last year and knew…

Frozen in Time

I’m immediately drawn to certain objects. Especially ones which lead me to ask a lot of questions about how it…

Godey’s Lady’s Book, 1874

Even though Louis A. Godey was the Philadelphia magazine’s publisher for nearly half a century, it was Sarah Josepha Hale,…

Lost Words

unsigned impressionist-style landscape Sadly, I had just finished a poem inspired by this piece when something went terribly wrong and…

The Thrill of the Hunt

unsigned southwestern landscape Southwestern landscapes offer endless inspiration to those willing to pause a while in order to witness the…