March 19, 2018

Beginning our walk across Lenten fields

Beginning our walk across Lenten fields For Ash Wednesday The picture above is the first in a series of photos that I will use to focus my Lenten meditations this year. Click on it to see the full size image. I took this in the early morning at Gethsemani Abbey, Bardstown, KY, in March of 2014. I […]

La Mer

We’ll resume our Tuesday “Civil Religion” series next week. I’ve been taking a few days of R & R down in Florida and thought I’d share a few pics with you today. These have not been through final editing, but I think you’ll get the idea of how beautiful and refreshing these days have been. […]

Report from the desert (2): The golden hour

Photographers and cinematographers love “the golden hour” (sometimes called “the magic hour”). This describes the time of light right after sunrise and right before sunset. During these periods, the sun’s light is more diffuse and softer, bathing the world in a pleasing reddish-golden hue. I took the picture above yesterday at McDowell Mountain Sonoran Desert […]

Images of Gethsemani – March 2014

Here are a few of the pictures I took at Gethsemani Abbey last weekend. I will be working on putting up some full gallery pages in days to come. Click on thumbnails to see larger images. * * * Images of Gethsemani – March 2014

Our Newest Grandchild

We have a new grandchild in the Mercer clan this Christmas. Her name is Roxy, and she belongs to my son. Funny thing is, she already has a pretty strong bite! My son brought the little one over for a photo session earlier today, and here are a few shots.   You can see more […]