March 28, 2007 - All Hail the Weenie Wagon

3:45:05: I had an assignment in Seymour today. Parked outside the building sat the "Weenie Wagon." I couldn't resist and asked owner Carolyn Schumacher to stand for a portrait.

March 22, 2007 - turf war

2:43:06 PM: A hawk and a squirrel engaged in a turf war above my head as I walked in downtown New Haven. After circling the tree several times and destroying a nest, the hawk reluctantly flew away.

March 21, 2007

8:11:16 PM: I had to photograph Gore Vidal speaking tonight. This guy isn't's actually the guy who introduced Vidal, but I loved the light reflecting off the speaker's podium. The light, coupled with his suit and somber expression, reminded me of The Goodfellas movie poster.

March 19, 2007

7:31:38 PM: Family members console each other during a candlelight vigil for local soldiers who were killed in Iraq.

March 18, 2007

I visited with Franky today. He was home babysitting his daughter, Cheyenne. Once his wife got home, I tagged along as he fed his cattle and horses. Somehow he talked me into getting on the back of a docile bull named Billy. Franky became the photographer and for a brief moment, I was a bullrider....or a bull"sitter" rather...

March 17, 2007

8:10:20 PM: Jimmy Lathero of Fellsmere, Fla. gets tangled up in his rope as he is thrown from a bull named Over Easy during the PBR Enterprise Tour in Bridgeport, Conn. on Saturday night.

7:35:52 PM: Bullriders are announced during the opening of the PBR show Saturday.

March 16, 2007 - "and they call the thing a rodeo"

3:03:32 PM: Tony "The Wild Man" Mendes of Jensen, Utah smiles as he watches the bulls unloaded off a truck at the Harbor Yard Arena in Bridgeport. Mendes is the top-ranked bullrider at the event this weekend. I'll be covering this event tomorrow night and my two bullrider friends, Franky and Johnny are riding...

3:14:36 PM: PBR announcer Clint Adkins awaits another delivery of bulls.

March 13, 2007 - high school rugby

3:20:46 PM: Members of the Fairfield Prep High School Rugby Team practice for an upcoming game.

March 7, 2007 - a season comes to an end

8:55:10 PM: Sacred Heart players react after losing to Central Connecticut State University in the NEC Championship.

March 6, 2007

10:25:40 PM: Me.

3:12:48 PM: Richard Conklin, a local boatowner and fisherman, stands at the docks at River's End Marina in Shelton. Conklin is concerned about dredging along the Housatonic River.

March 1, 2007- orchestrated portrait & march madness

9:55:42 PM: Theresa McGee, the new director of the Greater Bridgeport Youth Orchestra, stands for a portrait at the Klein Auditorium.

7:58:40 PM: Sacred Heart University players celebrate during their 100-68 win over Wagner College in the first round of the Northeast Conference men's basketball tournament.

February 28, 2007 - lemonheads

I found my nicest flannel, teleported back to 1992, and saw The Lemonheads perform at Toad's Place tonight.