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Photo 101, Day 11: Color that pops

I went in search of color this evening for today’s Photo 101 assignment: find some bold color that “pops.” I found some bright orange among the grays and whites of a cloudy, snowy Central New York Monday — and, with one … Continue reading

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When ‘The Boy With No Story’ has a tale to tell

Sometimes I fear I have no story. I don’t mean writer’s block. I mean that I have no story, no narrative that spells out what it is I’ve done, or what I’m doing, with my life. This struck me the other … Continue reading

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Everybody has a story — what’s yours?

Sitting among 100,000 boisterous people in a college football stadium usually doesn’t lend itself to deep thoughts or epiphanies. But several years ago on a warm autumn Saturday, I looked around at a crowd of strangers and thought: Every single … Continue reading

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