I'm in the second leg of a week-long escape from CR -- will be back Thursday with photos from McCain's visit to Iowa last week, Iowa's loss to Pittsburgh, and Chicago adventure photos. Until then, I wanted to share this from Joe McNally's blog today...

It ain’t the way it used to be, but what is? There’s never been any guarantees, or forgiveness, or for the last 10 or more years, fairness, in this industry. But here’s the thing.

We are out there, in the air, in the world. We don’t go to a cubicle farm everyday and stair at dismaying numbers on a screen. We make pictures. At the end of the day, we create something potentially significant that did not exist at the beginning of the day. We go forward, despite the uncertainty. Because this is an act of love and passion, which defies reason and prudence.

And we make that occasional good frame, the one that sings, the one that lifts our hearts and the hearts of everyone who sees it. That well and truly is as good as it gets.


  1. that quote brought tears of joys. Thank you for the inspiration.

  2. I agree with Drew. Man, I really, really needed to read that. Thanks for posting it.