Samuel Adam

The world without and the world within.

Category: Picture

Hey Kid, You’re OK

Old photographs are magical – especially paper photos you hold in your hand. I have very old pictures of strangers whose histories have shaped my own. They stand like figurines in grayscale yesteryear, in front of houses, beside cars, holding babies, smiling, or not smiling. Now and then an old photo grips us and we […]

Your Happy

A few years ago I (literally) ran across this little message on a sidewalk; no messenger in sight.  I expected to hear giggles from behind a fence or a tree house.  Nothing.  I've never forgotten this moment. I remember the thick, late-afternoon autumn air felt like my nose pressed into a warm pillow rich with grass and […]