… a thing isn’t beautiful because it lasts

Crocus | Tuesday 23 March, 2021 | FujiFilm X-T2 | XF16-55mmF2.8 R LM WR @ 55 mm | 1/3800 sec at f/2.8 | ISO 400

Vision: Humans are odd. They think order and chaos are somehow opposites and try to control what won’t be. But there is grace in their failings. I think you missed that. Ultron: They’re doomed. Vision: Yes. But a thing isn’t beautiful because it lasts. It’s a privilege to be among them.

St. Michael’s Preserve Aunt Molly Trail: Spring

6 April, 2020 | FujiFilm X-T2 | Fujinon XF16-55mmF2.8 R LM WR @ 16 mm

Hepatica. The smallest things matter. To distract an anxious mind. Focus on the normal. I found it challenging to focus on work today, but once again, nature provided a reprieve from the doldrums. The last time I was at Aunt Molly Trail, the water, the dirt and the dry grass were frozen. I went by…

Watershed Preserve Trail

2 April, 2020 | FujiFilm X-T2 | Fujinon XF16-55mmF2.8 R LM WR @ 20.6 mm

I was having a bad moment. My eldest went out for a walk with a college friend, something my wife later told me she had been doing all week. I flipped out. Screamed at my child about the meaning of physical distancing, lost my cool and went on a rant about her killing the whole…