Category Archives: America

From Fruits and Nuts to Dreamland

While walking a golf course in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in mid-May, the mother of a golfer from Southern Charleston University struck up a conversation with me. Filled with pride over her son and the school playing in the NCAA Men’s Golf … Continue reading

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Images: Volume 1, Week 46

The scene in this week’s picture depicts something completely foreign to me. Tailgating is a Saturday or Sunday ritual I have never really participated in even though I have attended countless college and professional football games over the past 46 … Continue reading

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Images: Volume 1, Week 44 & 45

High school sports are in one word – beautiful. For the most part, there remains a pureness in the hearts of the coaches and players that reveals itself in wonderful photographs. If only photographers took the time to delve deeply … Continue reading

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The Dark Secret of Our Household

Where did we go wrong?  You try to raise your children well. You teach them. You encourage them. You gently guide them, all with the hope the children you love so much will turn out to be happy, well-adjusted and productive … Continue reading

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Images: Volume 1, Week 43

Last Sunday, Laura and I arrived at the KU rowing boathouse in Lawrence’s Burcham Park. The facility sits along the Kansas River just north of downtown. We were photographing the annual Jayhawk Jamboree, an afternoon-long rowing event for men and women with … Continue reading

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Images: Volume 1, Week 42

On October 3, Arizona State took on UCLA. Picked to be a Pac-12 title challenger this season, the Sun Devils’ play had been disappointing. Meanwhile, UCLA , undefeated and ranked No. 7 in the polls, looked to keep rolling in front … Continue reading

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Images: Volume 1, Week 41

This week’s Images celebrates a Kansas legend, Alf Landon. Twenty eight years ago today, Landon passed away at the age of 100. The Republican Party’s nominee for the President of the United States, Landon run against President Franklin Roosevelt in 1936. … Continue reading

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