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Friday, February 20, 2009

So Long Old Friend

Gilley from the Islands ©Jeff Cate

The passing of a companion animal is tough. There is no two ways about it.
Back in the day when I worked at Craig Cutler Studio, I made good friends. One of them of the four legged kind: Gilligan.
Gilley used to come to work at the studio with my friend Jeff. And I had the pleasure of playing dog hotel to Gilley a few times when both of 'his parents' were out of town.
Unfortunately Gilley passed on February 14, 2009 - in his sleep at the age of 15 (which is great for a dog!).
Gilley was extremely lovable and thus I am not surprised he passed away on Valentine's Day - known in Guatemala as "Día del Amor y la Amistad".While his passing saddened me, I also felt warm and fuzzy just thinking of Gilley. Everyone love(d)s Gilley -- even if they met him only briefly. He charmed everyone.
Gilley was pure love & a good friend, a real Valentine you may say.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009


As I said I am working on a couple of projects right now. Just now at lunch I encountered the above message in my fortune cookie. I like it.

Monday, February 16, 2009

This Thursday: Tema, Tiana

Saut D'Eau, Haiti 2004 © Tiana Markova-Gold

511 West 25th Street, Suite 506
New York, NY
Feb. 19-April 18, 2009
Reception: Thursday, Feb. 19 6-8 p.m.

You can revisit my conversation with Tema, by clicking here.
And speaking about interviews:

My conversation with photographer Tina Markova-Gold will premier on the Nymphoto Blog on Thursday.

All good stuff!

Sunday, February 15, 2009


Bit slow on the blog because I have a couple of projects happening. More about that later :)