One Shot: Golden Hills

One gorgeous fall day, I spent the afternoon driving a winding route through the Sequoia National Park in central California. On my way back towards Ducor and Bakersfield, the road took me through this gorgeous golden glade of grassy foothills and scattered trees, beautifully lit by the lowering western sun. I couldn’t resist pulling over […]

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Destination: Shawshank of Ohio

Surely I’m not alone in this, but I’ve always felt a special connection with the 1994 film (and currently the top-rated film on the Internet Movie Database) The Shawshank Redemption. In my formative years, you see, I discovered Stephen King and devoured his oeuvre at the time. And aside from the magnum opuses of It […]

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