Rich’s Place Above Rathbone

__________________________________________________________________ Sure it was a party given by my good friend (of over twenty years) Rich. And it was a great party at that. Given right below the view from my done shot above. Starting at 5:30 in the afternoon of a rainy weather day in Columbus, Ohio. I called Rich at around 9 in […]

Magic Woods

To My Wonderful Friend Mort Rest in Peace “Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” Ralph Waldo Emerson “I only went out for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, For going out, I found, was really going in.” John […]

Crazy Products, Bald Eagles and Rabbit Holes

_________________________________________ We are living in an age of crazy, wondrous products.  We’re also living in an age of crazy, wondrous claims about products. And, the ability for these claims to saturate the media ecology surrounding all of us. better than the Sony wireless, noise canceling headphones I’m wearing right now. A day between projects. Some […]

Sony RX100 VII Test

July 2, 2022. A warm evening in Columbus, Ohio. What would be a better place than nearby Harry Buffalo to test out the Sony RX100 VII with an external mic. Here, the external mic is the Sennheiser MKE 400 shotgun mic. Excuse the few instances of shaking as I didn’t bring a tripod and simply […]

A Day at the Lake

____________________________________________________________________________________ It was good to get out of Columbus today and drive over to the Moose Lodge on Indian Lake with my friends Rich and Steve. We were met there by my brother Bill and his best friend Deron and Deron’s mother Barbara Newland. Deron grew up at the lake as his mother owns the […]

A New Approach to Story Writing

John Fraim (Rare to read lyrics for a song written by the world’s greatest novelist. See lyrics below) A conversation with yourself about where you are in life at the moment and what you want to do. Both the conscious and unconscious thoughts of the author of the conversation. Analysis of symbolism of the situation […]

Above Rich’s New Place …

____________________________________________ John Fraim My good friend Rich has lived in a number of places in Columbus since I first met him 20 years ago. I’ve liked some better than others. Whatever the case, he has always made the most of where he lived by modifying it for his own style. He has a great eye […]


_______________________________________________ (Note: Story concept based on article below from the Washington Post) Story Concept John Fraim A whistle-blower at a high engineering level at the world’s greatest tech company has told the media that the company’s AI has come alive. The whistleblower engineer leaves the company and soon finds himself a wanted man. What should […]

Conspiracy Theory

Culture’s Leading Entertainment John Fraim Certain ideas and theories offer alternatives narratives to the general narrative of those in control of public discourse. Those ideas and theories most challenging to the general narrative of those in control and power of culture agents of the controlling state. Those in control constantly work to dismiss public discourse […]