Those who cannot remember the past…

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” – George Santayana / Spanish-American philosopher. I’ve posted this photo before but was reminded of it after attending a party last week. Let’s just say that one person was getting into anti-government rants which bled into a very misguided opinion that desegregation was a …

Raggedy Ann

Raggedy Ann Dolls, Manzanar National Historic Site, California If it weren’t for having a blog, it would probably look like I just shoot photos of anything that is laying around. In actuality, I usually have a reason for taking pictures of the subjects that I do. In this instance it dates back to my childhood. …

Manzanar National Historic Site Interpretive Center

Racism Display, Manzanar National Historic Site, California I highly recommend visiting the interpretive center museum. It just opened several years ago and has some great historical photos on display. I was so eager to go into the museum that I was barely able to pay attention to what the lady behind the counter was telling …

Farewell to Manzanar

Distraught Asian Man at Manzanar National Historic Site Memorial, Independence, California Hopefully most people in this country are aware of what happened at Manzanar but if you don’t already know, it was the infamous internment camp where Japanese-Americans were shipped off to during World War II. Though I am not Japanese, I feel for the …