Rare Colors

Maria Galie studio, Rome, October 18, 2016.

Maria was our iconographer who uses only color in nature.


She showed us color that was rare and must be used sparingly.


Why is it that only the rare is seen as a gift?


Guard for Pope General Audience – Oct 19, 2016

So my co-worker asked about security for the Pope.  I showed him this guy:


He laughed and said no matter what you are carrying, if you wearing those shoes, I’m not going to be afraid.  I didn’t think about these things at the time.  So Security can be many things.


So for a moment, security was color and laughter.

Gallery of photos I took of the Pope.

Getting to this Point

St Peter's Basilica

St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City – October 19

Getting to St Peter’s Square to meet the Pope at the General Audience address:

  • Being happy there was an organizer so I could sleepily follow the leader.
  • Letting empty spaces have their voice:


  • Knowing something will happen here and people will keep explaining what that is:


Gallery of photos I took of the Pope.