Framed II – Helping Hand

A few helping hands holding up a wooden frame with a dusty piece of glass inside and me standing behind. Day 145 of 365 Copyright 2016 Scott Norris Photography

“It was on my fifth birthday that Papa put his hand on my shoulder and said, ‘Remember, my son, if you ever need a helping hand, you’ll find one at the end of your arm.’ “ –Sam Levenson Five helping hands (all my own) holding an empty wooden picture frame with yours truly standing behind… Continue reading Framed II – Helping Hand

Hear See Speak


Here is my take on the old proverb,  ” Hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil.”   There are many interpretations of what it actually means, both positive and negative.   And what my thoughts are on the phrase is irrelevant.  What matters is what you think.

Path from Point A to Point B

“Adversity is the first path to truth.” — Lord Byron The easiest way to get from here to there is a straight line. That is easier said than done.

Think About What You Will Gain


In early 2013, my wife and I moved from Chicago to Milwaukee.  In doing so, we moved away from an underwater condo, lots of friends, and 2 steady well-paying jobs not really knowing what was going to happen.


Cafe Winter Solstice

I had a recurring dream when I was a kid. It was night.  I was totally alone in a small hilltop village square, cobblestones beneath my feet.