Birdcages From the Thrift Store

  journal entry: Thrifted bird cages. Quite difficult to find. Most are very ordinary cages but I continue to hope I will find an unusual cage along the way. The cage on the left was already this color when I found it at Deseret Industries. It was $5 dollars. I used DecoArt Metallic Lustre in the color…

MORTALITY: My Favorite Photographs

The bond between brothers begins with a simple conversation. This photo is a particular favorite of mine. I love the willingness to share, the reluctant willingness to receive and the help that is being given by the sharer’s mouth. This particular photograph has become historically interesting. This is the now-closed gift shop at the Kennecott…

MORTALITY: My Photographic Look at Life

What a dilemma we have created for ourselves with the advent of wonderful and affordable cameras. Now, rather than searching for even one ancestral photograph, our posterity will not know where to begin because of the number of photographs available to them. Gone are the days of photo albums on the coffee table. Today, without…

How to Be a Mom or Dad

  Five little books for five wonderful people. After our 50th anniversary dinner, I gave each of our five children a little book. Each contains at least 50 photographs of each one of them as parents, interacting with their children. And, since our 16 grandchildren range in age from 2-25, there are quite a few.…

How To Be A Grandpa

  Grandpa’s Christmas gift is a very, personal book. It contains 100 of my favorite photographs of him interacting with various grandchildren, as seen through my eyes. He is an involved Grandpa and is always teaching something although the children don’t always recognize his words and efforts as lessons. Here are a few pages:  …