The mass shootings of Asian-Americans and the murder of George Floyd are just among the more dramatic of the many news stories of racial profiling, discrimination and injustice over the past year. There was a time when I thought that what I had achieved in my life were things that I had earned through hard work and preparation. I didn’t believe that the color of my skin had anything to do with it. This is my story of discovering just how wrong I was.
Everyone who has had a dog knows how much they change their lives. This little black, furry bundle of love and joy, though, has taught me far more about life and love than I could ever have imagined.
What is it about birthdays that make them special days of celebration? I’m really not sure, but I did enjoy our birthdays this year, and that’s all that really matters.
Sometimes your photography subject can be a better mirror than the one you look at to shave in the morning.