Author Archives: Randall Rhodes


The lure of the Mountain

I hope I never tire of seeing mountains. More accurately, watching them… sometimes for an hour, sometimes more if the mood and the rock moves me. At times I’ll scan the features with binos, looking […]

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Bucket List: At 58, Downsizing all I Own to Travel Full Time in my Subaru Outback

  This was from a Facebook post back in November of 2016: The Bucket List- It’s been a while since I’ve been on social media or spoken to my friends about the future. Major life […]

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Light Painting Abandoned Homeless Possessions in a Trailer

  Light Painting-   This photograph was lit with only a pocket flashlight. The interior was completely dark and the camera shutter was locked open. I painted each object with my flashlight, adding highlights or […]

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Note to Self: Suck Less, Critique Better — Stop, Ask, then Listen

Dear Randall, You can do better… Stop. Ask. Listen. Why, when a piece of someone else’s art is laid before you, do you immediately determine what YOU like or don’t like about the piece and […]

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Fear, Back Me into a Corner and You Ain’t Gonna Like the Results!

fear, fear, fear… fear!  E N O U G H! When you constantly hear for thirty years of your life that you’re the “shit-ass son,” you build a lot of walls to stay safe–every brick carefully […]

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