New Albany 2020

I’m not a follower of Christian music but I am a follower of Christian Howes, one of the world’s greatest jazz violinists. Here Christian teams up with one of the great violinists of China, Shu Mei to create the gorgeous and powerful song “No Condemnation but Redemption” off their 2014 The Great I Am album. […]

Behind the Mask

A Powerful Commercial John Fraim Two weeks out from the presidential election, the nation is filled with a great anxiety about the future. This anxiety is not a political animal owned by one party. Rather it attacks everyone in America without discrimination. Of course, the future is always uncertain and there is always a certain […]

Purple Pilgrimage to “Big Eye”

(Background Notes: The last year has brought many changes in photography and film lighting. One of the major changes has been in RGB lighting or LED lights that can produce hundreds of colors. The above is an experiment with the Boling Vlogger RGB light, a pocket-sized RGB light. The camera on the above is a […]

Wear A Mask

Mike & My Friendship We seldom give enough to those who share things with us today. Who pass on important clues and infromation about the world to us. There are only a few friends like this. With friends like this, you only need a few. So, this piece is partly about one of those people […]

Mank

Mank The Story About the Creation of a Story Synchronicity Captured (like a ghost image) in America’s Greatest Film John Fraim Hollywood creates many stories. Once in a rare while, the making of one of these stories is almost as interesting and powerful as the story itself. The below about the shaping of a story. At […]

Lennon at 80

One Man Against the Deep State Monster (From time to time, we reprint important articles from others. The below article certainly meets this criteria. Thanks to The Rutherford Institute for permission to reprint this article.) By John W. Whitehead / October 05, 2020 “You gotta remember, establishment, it’s just a name for evil. The monster doesn’t […]

New Albany at Twilight

Looking West Over New Albany (Downtown Columbus in middle of horizon) I flew my Mavic Air 2 drone over my town of New Albany, Ohio the other night and these are some of the photos I took. It was during what photographers call the “magic hour” of twilight right before sunset when the light has […]

Moonrise Over Two Towns

Moonrise Over Hernandez (1941) Ansel Adams is known for his famous photos of Yosemite but one of my favorite photos of his is one titled “Moonrise Over Hernadez.” In October 1941, Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes hired photographer Ansel Adams for six months to create photographs of lands under the jurisdiction of the Department […]

The Woman Behind Mercedes Benz

The Famous Test Drive of Bertha Benz (1888) The beautiful commercial above tells part of the story about the incredible woman behind the founding of Mercendes Benz. Bertha Benz (1849 – 1944) was a German automotive pioneer. She was the business partner and wife of automobile inventor Karl Benz. On 5 August 1888, she was the […]

Robber Barons and Moral Busybodies

Control Through Distraction “Of all the tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive.  It may be better to live under robber barons than under the omnipotent moral busybodies.  The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who […]