Deep Thoughts

Secrecy

Secrecy

Spending the last week in a remote desert landscape, I was struck by three facets of its beauty: its silence, solitude, and secrecy. I was also struck by the longing I feel to connect to these spaces …

The Dignity of Silence

The Dignity of Silence

When I find myself in a beautiful or extreme setting, a recurring thought will often flit through my mind: I should take a picture of this. But the embarrassing part of this confession is the photo is not for a picture album or way to store a memory. Instead, it’s for my Instagram account. Or Facebook. Or whatever social media platform fits the situation.