The Unheard Voices

I started listening to another lecture series last week, this one on essay writing. And within the first two lectures, the professor had already rubbed me the wrong way. She spoke about a trip she took where she deliberately did not take a camera with her, because she wished to experience her destination using all of her senses rather than focusing it through the framework of a lens. While this is a position I can respect, the way she referred to photography as the editing of the world to show only what the photographer wants the audience to see is not how I personally go about my photo trips. And it set me off for a while. I really wanted to stop listening to the lecture series after that second lesson, but I have decided to continue on to see what else the professor has to offer that may prove useful to me. I will listen, although I disagree.

Here We Go Again…

With the latest school shooting in Santa Fe and the ramping up of the gun debate again, I was going to write a piece on how we've become unconscionably numb to the true value of life. But instead of writing paragraph after paragraph on this topic, I'm going to give you a task...