Luke on a hazy, humid morning
Tonight's moon

Tonight’s Moon

This moon is tonight’s moon. This moon is not like other moons. This moon loves you. This moon dances in preparation. For tomorrow is the full moon. But here tonight, right now, this moon wants you to know that love is real.

Jenie Gao in her Madison studio

Jenie Gao

A lot of photographers have subsequently made the same decision (I’m looking at you, Tone Madison) that I made on Sept. 14, 2019: take Jenie Gao’s picture in front of the shelves in her studio. Back then, it was a new studio, with contractors still doing their thing to outfit it. As she enters a new journey in work and life, I say, be well and remember the community, esp. the Trinity community. Best of luck.

We love bikes

We love Bikes

Up at 4, listening to Cocteau Twins, doing the work I do. A bit of balm for the soul. Good to see friends Ben and Liz who were volunteering for Ride the Drive in the park the other day. We ❤️ bikes.

Sandhill Crane

Sandhill Crane

This sandhill crane came by and ate birdseed near a feeder I have in the yard. I live two blocks from Dunn’s Marsh, so I see these guys from time to time. Check out the video to hear his call. Loud!

Luke wants you to know
Parents & Annie

Parents & Annie

My parents came down to Fitchburg on Saturday and met Annie. We had take-out from Tapatios, and I had ordered a red velvet cake to celebrate my mother’s birthday. My folks look pretty good for their age, right?

Uplift Icon

Uplift Icon

Friends! Check out my other account @uplifticon. It’s pretty photos and little, uplifting nuggets twice a week. We feature all original words and images. I think you’ll like it. So check it out and smash the Follow button. Uplift Icon — positivity for life.

Daniel Stout @ 21 years old

Dan @ 21

Me, a few days before my 21st birthday. This was taken in the living room of the furnished flat that I shared with two Maltese guys in St. Julians, Malta. I spent a memorable year on that Mediterranean island.

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