Published by : Andy Christian Castillo
We Deserve Better Than Irresponsible Reporting
We Deserve Better Than Irresponsible Reporting

As a newspaper journalist who cares deeply about good, necessary, and morally grounded journalism, I […]

The end of stewardship, and eventually earth too
The end of stewardship, and eventually earth too

As wildfires rip through California; Mexico City picks through the rubble of more than 40 […]

Untouched Snow Road
Untouched Snow Road

Snowflakes swirling through a black sky make me dizzy. My head is tilted back, mesmerized, […]

Hugh Hefner’s Smutty Legacy
Hugh Hefner’s Smutty Legacy

Hugh Hefner died the other day. Many news articles laud him as a civil activist […]

Gun Laws: What We’re Doing is Not Working
Gun Laws: What We’re Doing is Not Working

On March 25, 1911, 123 women and 23 men, young Italian and Jewish immigrants mostly, […]

What Bothered Me
What Bothered Me

Santiago, Mexico’s dusty streets are hot and sweaty. On the edge, shrubs and trees scorched […]

Dead Flies
Dead Flies

A dozen fruit flies drowned in my Almond Milk backwash last night. Three could be […]

Beautiful Things
Beautiful Things

I like when the knife is covered in sticky fluff, and the peanut butter jar […]

New Hampshire: The Franconia Ridge Loop
New Hampshire: The Franconia Ridge Loop

Hiking in the White Mountains Long hikes usually follow three progressions: one, “this isn’t that […]

Five Essential Framing Tips Every Photographer Should Know
Five Essential Framing Tips Every Photographer Should Know

Framing: How to do it Framing an image is, at first glance, easy. But there’s […]