Stories for February 2010

February 20, 2010

Searching for a Needle in a Snowbank

I was digging myself into a large hole. Where was that downspout? Click on photo for larger image. Imagine living through the DC blizzard of “aught ten” (I know that’s not grammatically correct but it sounds good). Then imagine…

February 10, 2010

I Hate Late Winter and I Hate Late Abstract Expressionism

Jeff Gates, From a Series of One Acts… #7, 1987. Click on image for larger view. Before moving to the DC area I spent a year teaching art in Minnesota. I learned to drive in the snow that winter…

February 8, 2010

Did Somebody Say Snow?

Top: Panorama of the entrance to the park across the street from our house taken during the blizzard (part of a series of photographs I’ve been taking). Bottom: Our street as I struggled to get back inside (our house…