Ahhhh ……


Photos taken when we recently visited the Wild Animal Sanctuary in Denver, processed using the (perhaps) aptly-named “National Geographic” filter in The GIMP. The originals were much lower in contrast and looked kind of flat.


Another year further from the high school freshman who had discovered writing the summer before and bravely started sending out his poetry and stories. Didn’t sell any stories, but won a couple of cash-paying poetry contests, so he managed a $400 profit that first year.

Yay me.

Advice to musicians, writers, artists and creative people everywhere: Pursue your dreams when you’re young. It’s much easier!