Monthly Archives: May 2011

What I Should Be Doing

“I’ve only got two days next week.” The Passer says. “How am I supposed to get by on only two days pay?” “Apply for unemployment.” I say and shrug. “Like all the rest of us.” I should be working on my own Shoots.  I should be running ads, handing out business cards, putting a nice […]

The Book-Is It Really About The Book?

“We want to retake the one for the Book.” The snooty Mom says. “It’s not exactly the way I want it.” “It will be small in the Book.” I say as I look at the image. “But we can take another couple if you want.” “I just know what I want.” The Mom says as […]

Do What You Love

“I’ve got another job.”  The Passer says. “I’m going to be a Corrections Officer.” “You mean like a Prison Guard?” I say and try to imagine the slightly pudgy, fairly short man in front of me as a prison guard. “It’s a good job and the pay is good.” “Well, good luck with that.” Over […]

Would You Like Fries With That?

“I smell tamales.” I say to one of the Passers. “I think I’ll check it out.” “Bah.” One of the Passers says. “I hate tamales.” “Me, too.” The other one says. “Well, that means more for me.” I say. I was working in West Texas and the Shoot was having a fund raiser-they were selling […]

It All Works Out In The End

“You just gave me two Nonbuyers in a row.” The Passer says and stomps her foot like a two year old. “How am I supposed to make any money when you do that?” “I tried to get them to take more portraits.” I say in mild irritation. “But they refused.” For a long time I […]