Category Archives: children

The New Normal

Our Gun Dilemma… Embarrassing, Frightening and Outrageous   In nine months, we have experienced five mass shootings in the US:  Newtown, Connecticut: December 14, 2012. A lone gunman kills twenty children and six adults inside Sandy Hook Elementary School. Portland, … Continue reading

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>Smile !

>Yesterday, a few photographers, including me, from Creative Exposure Baltimore volunteered at Mount Washington Pediatric Hospital where we took free portraits of patients and their families. Marc Siegel is shown here taking a picture of a tiny subject. Today’s Sun … Continue reading

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>The Mouse and His Child

>My friend, Vladimir, suggested that I read The Mouse and His Child by Russell Hoban. I think we may have been having a discussion about The Little Prince which is one of my favorite books. Anything that Vladimir suggests always … Continue reading

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>Think big, begin small, and grow to big. A little girl with a very small allowance finds a way to raise money to adopt an animal at the Baltimore Zoo:

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>Stoop World

> I grew up in a stoop world—four square blocks of Baltimore City row houses, bordered on the south by a steep railroad bank, on the east by the Girls’ Catholic High which my best neighborhood girlfriend attended, on the … Continue reading

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