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Welcome to Thorntown

State Road 47 is a winding and lovely drive in western Indiana. It begins in the wild terrain around Turkey Run State Park. As it heads east, those steep hills become the rolling terrain of quiet farmland. 553 more words


Monopoly money

I was feeling pretty good about my financial situation as I headed into the summer. I was paying down debt pretty powerfully and had built up some savings. 406 more words

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On blogging and privacy

I have three sons. None of them feature on my blog.

While most of this blog’s posts are about photography and history, sometimes I tell stories from my life. 711 more words

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What the ice storm could have taught me about myself

What a great day, walking through the park with my camera after the ice storm!

It was 1990. I was 22 and didn’t know myself yet. 1,310 more words

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Rose-Hulman, Spring, 1986

What was I doing on the roof of my residence hall that spring day my freshman year of college?

Nothing more nefarious than taking photographs. I’m sure the administration would not have approved of me being up there, but when an upperclass friend with an illicit building master key bade a few of us come, we went. 696 more words


The Endless Dream

 He lived within the half arch of light

clueless about space and time -

his simple thoughts revolved around

food, sex and shelter …

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Requiem for Radio Shack

We’d been all over town trying to find a new gaming headset for my son and his unusually large head. It’s harder than you might think: most headsets grip his big head like a vise. 447 more words

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