Mini-Retirement vs. Semi-Retirement

A few folks have emailed me and congratulated me on my semi-retirement. I’m very grateful for the remarks and support, but I do feel the need to make a clar...

Big Foot

So Gabby, our new kitten, is supposed to have larger than normal (for a cat) paws. This morning Julie noticed that one paw was larger than the other, took h...

Fun at Keuka Lake

I’m sitting here at a coffee shop in downtown Hammondsport, NY uploading some photographs for an online photography course I’m taking over at