Colin Powell at UPIC–interesting, a little bland

Originally uploaded by jdickins_photo For weeks before attending the over-hyped and under-producing University Presidential Inaugural Conference, I told people I was going to see Colin Powell–oh, and that inauguration thing as well. Ever since reading It Doesn’t Take a Hero: The Autobiography of General H. Norman Schwarzkopf in middle school, where he describes in passing […]

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“With hope and virtue let us brave once more the icy currents…”–Obama’s Presidential Speech

IMGP0493 Originally uploaded by jdickins_photo Since the inauguration, I can’t seem to let go of DC. I’ve been reading Politico’s gossip column, Shenanigans. I’ve been to DC to visit a certain someone. I’ve been reading the New York Times–more than usual, and specifically following DC news. It’s getting bad–good thing I might be spending the […]

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My Photo is on the Front Page of the Tartan!

I am so excited! One of my photos was used as the front cover image for The Tartan. See screen-shot above. The Tartan has been CMU’s primary newspaper since 1906. They kindly let me use one of their beautiful cameras when I told them I was going to the inauguration. Another one of my photos […]

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