Author: Allan G. Smorra

In 2014 I retired after 46 years in the Electrical Trade. I spent my last 15 years working on the Golden Gate Bridge. Join me in this next phase of life as I write about, and photograph, the world around me.

Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds most of the criticisms made on the habits of the poor by the well-housed, well-warmed, and well-fed.
—Herman Melville

If you have the creative urge, it isn’t going to go away. But sometimes it takes a while before you accept the fact. —Hugh Macleod

I lived what most people call the good life. I was happy, but deep inside I always felt that, with the short amount of time we are given to live and

It is only by following your deepest instinct that you can lead a rich life, and if you let your fear of consequence prevent you from following your

There is nothing new under the sun but there are lots of old things we don’t know.
—Ambrose Bierce

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