Published by : Andy Christian Castillo
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

An air conditioner from Gianni Fig’s Ristorante, just outside my bedroom window, droned into the night. The clink of dishes rose above that.

My Mother’s Arms
My Mother’s Arms

My mother. Backlit against memory. Pink Red Sox hat pulled down against the sun. She […]

Beautiful Things
Beautiful Things

I’ve never been to Disneyland, but I don’t think it’ll ever be as beautiful as a crooked barn squatting in the middle of a potato field.

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 […]

Solar eclipse 2017
Solar eclipse 2017

A solar eclipse viewing party as seen at Erving Public Library Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. […]