light stories and lenses

There is a $12 fee to enter the privately run museum at the lighthouse. The museum is modest in size and scope, but, the gentleman who was taking tickets to climb the lighthouse was an expert in all things lighthouse: the history of the Montauk Point Lighthouse; the amazing Fresnel lenses that shoot light across the ocean; how erosion is controlled so the lighthouse doesn’t fall into the sea, to name a few.

These lenses are amazing works of art in and of themselves. Thanks for stopping by. Next up: inside the lighthouse.

soon i will be done…

…with the troubles of the world…

My dear friend passed away yesterday. He is free from pain. He was a person of faith, and, so am I, so in the midst of grief we hold on to hope. Funny…what enters your mind when you reflect on a life well lived, and, the sorrow of loss… I was glad that old spiritual came to mind…