Wednesday, September 20, 2006

Small Miracle

Angie and Ryan Shaw holding their son, McHale, for the first time after he was surgically separated from his twin brother, Mateo.


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Sunday, September 17, 2006

Renaissance Mosh Pit

Renaissance Fair in Maryland, its 30th year. Renaissance Fair is an amalgam of behaviors and characters strutting in costumes, centered somewhat loosely on an imagined recreation of Tudor England. They have these festivals all over the USA, and the world.
A neo-goth warlock knight greenman fool queen bawdy jester wench punk crone biker pirate fairy sword-swallowing cakewalk fantasy... and macaroni and cheese on a stick. Society for Creative Anachronism indeed.

Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Justice Scalia

I photographed Justice Scalia in a private room at the Supreme Court. He is a personally warm and charming man, dazzlingly brilliant, but his judicial philosophy seems to have its underpinnings informed as much by Torquemada as by the Founding Fathers... Sigh.

He kept doing weird stuff with his tongue... So, a picture.