Category Archive: Essays

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The Hays’ Collective Wisdom on Marriage

The Hays’ Collective Wisdom on Marriage

This Saturday my family celebrated marriage.  Specifically we honored Grandpa and Grandma for their 65 years and Steve and Elizabeth for their 32 years of …

 

Joy in Gray

Joy in Gray

I developed my first black and white photograph when I was 14 years old. The year was 1999 and I was a sophomore in high …

 

Ten Things You Shouldn’t Touch

Ten Things You Shouldn’t Touch

Inspired by the writing of Kate DeGutes -The mammoth Seurat pointillist painting hanging in the art museum. One must only allow their eyes to traverse the …

 

Joy in Blue

Joy in Blue

Joy in blue was the color of my first car, a 1993 Toyota Tercel, manual transmission, manual windows, manual everything.  I took my license test …