I've shot images of almost any subject you can think of...and I do mean literally any subject. I've shot wildlife, portraits, bugs, people, candids, horses, Native Americans, Civil War reenactments, bees, beekeepers, buildings, dog doodoo and an amputated foot. OK, well maybe I haven't shot EVERYTHING, but the one thing I don't have any pictures … Continue reading Navy Photography
I have NO idea why this memory came back to me tonight, but for some strange reason this short memory has invaded my brain and made me laugh again. If we go back about 46 years ago, I was probably just a few days into my Navy boot camp experience. Every day, the rag tag … Continue reading Are You From Arkansas?
Many years ago...actually about 2 years into my Navy enlistment a group of us sailors were sitting around the barracks drinking a few beers and the conversation turned to getting a tattoo. Well, first off...I hate needles. But after a few beers and not wanting to look like a baby, I was determined to go … Continue reading I’ve Been Inked
September 19, 2018 To The Family of Howard N. Johnson I am hopeful this letter finds itself into the hands of the family of Howard Johnson. I was friends with and spent time with Howard in the Navy. Of all the guys I was stationed with in the Navy there were only 2 standouts and … Continue reading Letter to Howard Johnson Family
NOTE: This story is about my time in boot camp from beginning to end as best as I can remember. The timelines may not be exact, in fact at times they may even be out of order, or appear to be out of order. For those events for which I have the date, I will … Continue reading Boot Camp – Beginning to End