Snaps from the State Fair of Texas 2017

The Hall of State had an exhibit about a political cartoonist named John Knott: One of Knott’s regular characters was “Old Man Texas.”     The Hall of State also had an amazing World War I exhibit and Texas’ and the country’s roles in the war. Some shots from the Midway:   Kids ate up…

Dangerous Ends by Alex Segura

Dangerous Ends by Alex Segura Published: April 11, 2017 Polis Books Hardcover Pages: 320 From the Publisher: Pete Fernandez has settled into an easy, if somewhat boring life as a P.I.. He takes pictures of cheating husbands. He tracks criminals who’ve skipped bail and he attends weekly AA meetings The days of chasing murderous killers…

¡Feliz Compleaños, Ernesto!

Enjoy a few of my favorite photos of writer Ernest Miller Hemingway (EMH) to celebrate his birthday. EMH was born on July 21, 1899. His work is still in a resurgent phase and remains relevant. I am taking a non-credit course to study The Sun Also Rises and to celebrate the Fiesta de San Fermin…

Exploring The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection is at Hertford House in Manchester Square at the end of Duke Street. The square is just a few blocks from the Bond Street tube station. Kristine and I had to cross Wigmore Street on our way to The Wallace Collection. Wigmore Street was the scene of the theft of Kristine’s phone via…