Site Under Construction

Well now, is being raised up from This may take some time while I figure out the platform and finish some professional obligations. READ MORE

City Garden Fountain

It’s the beginning of Katie’s last week in St. Louis. On Friday we had a farewell dinner with her coworkers and last night we held a dinner party with friends. As per usual,... READ MORE


Where has Pluck and Lights been? Is she dead? Asleep, maybe, but not dead. This blog was originally conceived as a ‘daily photo’ blog. In that regard it’s become a failure over the... READ MORE

Catching Up

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I just noticed that the blog has just reached as many unique page views as its parent blog, A Day in St. Louis. It has only taken me four times as long to reach that number since changing the name to … Continued

Just Because

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Apparently my niece walks now. This video was shot of her at an Easter egg hunt a week ago. I have no idea why her parents thought Devil horns were appropriate for an Easter egg hunt — they do listen … Continued


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I asked Katie a few weeks ago if I could join a nude-model photography group. Her response was “Nudie pics!” which I assumed meant consent. My rationale was I thought it would be an interesting way to learn portraiture. After … Continued

Eades Bridge

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I was looking through my archives and came across this photo. I took this one last year on the Fourth of July off the Eades Bridge looking down at the crowd exiting the Arch grounds after the fireworks display. I … Continued

Sheep Go To Heaven, Goats Go To…

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Ugh, another long-winded and serious blog post drafted and dumped into the trash. This one discussed religion and why I am agnostic. The whole reason for the topic was so that I could eventually say “whoever wrote Mathew 25:31-46 obviously … Continued

Feeling a Bit Gassy

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Next to the Grand Street MetroLink station is an Airgas stockpile of high-pressure gas cylinders. Because of the pressure, each cylinder has a tremendous amount of stored energy — enough to make them a missile should they develop a sudden … Continued

Happy Easter!

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This post has been hard for me to write. The subject is a gif of Takeshi Murata’s Melter 2 which will be projected nightly on the side of the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis through April 27th. It’s trippy, and today is … Continued

Sweet Ride Man

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I spent last Saturday cycling around town taking cake photos. The day began cool but I expected it to get warmer so I left the house with no inclement weather gear. I also figured that I would eventually warm up … Continued

I Squish Your Head

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I have always wondered what it would be like to work in demolition. I bet it would be satisfying  to look at your work at the end of the day and know you made a dent.  Well, maybe – the former Forest Park … Continued