and this is what we mean by friends: even when they are absent, they are with us; even when they lack some things, they have an abundance of others; even when they are weak, they are strong; and still to say, even when they are dead, they are alive.
Cicero, De Amicitia
Manhattan from Queensboro Bridge
Yesterday I had one of those New York days. What I mean by this, is that when it starts you have no idea where it’s gonna end.
discreet and incurious to the point of self destruct?
what I shot this Christmas
“The only thing that mattered to me at that point was to keep up an impassive front. No tears, no bouts of dispair, no lapses of will. I exuded hope and confidence, but inwardly I must have known how impossible the situation really was.
Strand Bookstore, Oct 2014
I realized that those stories people tell about how they made it against some very peculiar odds, are heard only if they do make it.
Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.