A land of contrasts.
Get used to it kids, because that’s the developing world and the cost of the modern lifestyle. But, what do I know?
I am flattered, overwhelmed even, by the outpouring of affection for this photo. I had decided once I finished playing with it and getting it in just the shape I wanted that I would only print 15 copies of … Continue reading
The project I am currently working on for the Livingston Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau is just the sort of project that I love. It is wide open. Of course, they want me to photograph plenty of specific sights … Continue reading
I am spending a good portion of the next week or so photographing around Livingston Parish. As a soon to be published article I wrote for Country Roads explains, it is full of interesting things that I was ignorant … Continue reading
I remember a book on my parents shelf titled The Accidental Tourist. I have never read the book and know anything about its plot or characters, but the title always intrigued me as a child. I like the idea … Continue reading
Dear Dog, I wanted to take a minute and write you a note just to say that I respect the hell out of you. You are just so, if you will forgive the pun, dogged. I know, you probably … Continue reading
My grandfather, Francis Charles McMains III, but who his family call Pete, grew up in New Mexico. HIs family moved around a lot. My great-grandfather was a groundbreaker, literally. He would move onto sections of land that had never … Continue reading
Somewhere within the recesses of the opaque and labyrinthian confines of the marketing minds over at Raising Cane’s Chicken Finger the idea was hatched to have a free lemonade day. This day fell on Saint Patrick’s Day (the real … Continue reading
The Reverend Edmore Jordan, root-man, former US Air Force service member and my neighbor for the past 12 years likes to fish. He seems to prefer to do it in the Spring, or that is when he likes to … Continue reading
Nothing fires my imagination like a map. Even when I was a kid, I loved to look through my family’s enormous, weathered atlas. I recently picked up a book titled Moby Duck that is about a cargo of rubber ducky, … Continue reading
One of the prettiest sights in south Louisiana in the Spring are all the Japanese Magnolias. This one is located on the ground of Magnolia Mound Plantation. While I was helping my mother in the garden there I remarked on … Continue reading