|I WANT YOU to keep me in business...|
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Thursday, July 14, 2011
I was pretty stoked to find out I won a photo contest that allowed me to work as Soundgarden’s photographer during their performance in Mansfield, Mass on their reunion tour.
I got Down On The Upside when I was in 5th grade and getting to hear “Burden In My Hand” live was such a rush, one of the aisle attendees told me to slow down as I raced back to my seat in order to sing all the words.
Without further ado, my photos!
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
|I never thought this photograph would accompany a story about murder|
In February, I wrote a very simple article about a teacher who won an award and had an all-girls A Capella group sing at the presentation. One of those girls and her father were kind enough to speak with me for my piece, and it breaks my heart to report she’s been murdered in Wayland weeks after graduating from high school.
As mind blown as I am that a former interview of mine came to such a horrific end, I can’t even begin to imagine the pain being felt by her father, friends and community.
At the time, the most memorable part of that assignment was that the award winners’ wife was an old administrator of mine who I was far from fond of. Now, one of the most insignificant puff pieces I ever wrote is the one I will never forget.
Lauren Astley, Rest In Piece