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February 4, 2021

Fun assignment for Leah McLaughry of Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Real Estate in Hanover, NH. Amazing what a little sunshine can do to make a winter listing pop… below the same shot taken just 24 hours earlier while the snow…

January 4, 2021

Guessing Ford won’t run with my five-star review of the great team at Lebanon Ford… Owning a Ford diesel truck is like having an incurable, debilitating, congenital disease — you learn to live with it and to accept the severe…

November 18, 2018

For over a decade now, I’ve shot the Norwich Halloween gathering in front of the Norwich Inn for Norwich Recreation. When I first started doing it, my own kids were part of the gaggle of kids gathering to bob for…

November 18, 2018

Short notice, but fun assignment: wrote and shot this piece for the Quechee Times earlier this fall. Love the Quechee Library and the atmosphere of introspection and reflection that it fosters. Read the whole thing here.

October 2, 2018

With zero time before deadline, I was asked by the publishers of the Quechee Times to do “something” on the post office in Quechee for their fall issue. Turned into this fun little piece — hardly Pulitzer material, but I…

April 25, 2015

Ellen Dougthy-Hume (USA) on Sir Oberon struggles mightily but recovers as she negotiates the fourth jump of the cross country element at the 2015 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event in wet, treacherous conditions.

April 19, 2015

Checking One Off the Bucket List In 2013 Trail Runner Magazine declared it one of “10 Trails That Should Be on Every Bucket List.” National Geographic has listed is as one of the world’s “Best Classic Trails,” and Outside Magazine has called it…

March 26, 2015

A couple of days of 50 degree weather, and the glacier across New England is finally starting to recede. Out pops fire hydrants, mail boxes, beer cans, dog turds, withered perennials and other vestiges of last fall. With any luck, this warm spell…

March 11, 2015

Dartmouth College is all ivy and copper roofs, red brick and classy tradition. And then there’s… Leverone Field House. The official Dartmouth write-up states: Leverone Field House was designed by Italian architect Pier Luigi Nervi, whose distinctive sports palaces for the…