The Man Who Left is a short fairy tale about a man sent to war, forced to fight incomprehensible battles in unknowable places for increasingly unclear reasons, who has become so weary and distraught by this life of constant toil and terror that it is only his dreams of returning to his wife and child that keep him sane. It's the 150th (and final) tale in my Thousand And One Tales project (previously on projects: 1, 2, 3, 4), which I originally planned to keep up for another 851 stories, but in the end failed spectacularly to do so. But still I tried... [more inside]
I went through a traumatic experience losing a pet I was very close to, and I wanted to honor him and share the experience of knowing this wonderful animal, along with some of my best photography of him.
How a Texas Abortion law affected the life, and death of my son. [more inside]