Category Archives: clam farming

Over The Transom…..

Hauling clam bags over the cut-away transom of a bird-dog – Gulf Of Mexico.

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The Old Man and The Sea….

On the way home from going out with Clam Boogie last week – photo by Jeffrey. So glad I have a wetsuit, although I have not really mastered the art of getting in and out of it. Taking it off … Continue reading

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Low Tide…

After too long of a pause, I finally was able to go out into the Gulf with the Clam Boogie crew again, to photograph them while they were planting and harvesting clams. The tide was extremely low. I think it … Continue reading

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Spring Break…..

I just returned from Spring Break with the family. While the weather forecast for the week had looked great, at the last minute it turned cold, too cold for me to want to get out of bed early, put on … Continue reading

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Southern Glossary…..

Southern Glossary is a web-based magazine about Southern art, performance, documentary, and advocacy. A while ago I contributed photos from my The Colors of Clamming portfolio to their Instagram site. Four of them made it into the winter print edition … Continue reading

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It’s Called Work…

Thanks to Wesley, Brett and Jeffrey, I was able to go out with them week before last again. It was a beautiful morning, but cool enough to wear wetsuits. I got a chance to wear mine for the first time … Continue reading

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The Working Copy…..

Here is a short video of the book’s working copy. I am going to still make a few editorial fixes, but this is pretty much what it is going to look like. It is rather obvious that I need to … Continue reading

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TS #9/Hermine

To distract myself this past weekend, I put the finishing touches on the working copy of my Japanese Stab Bound book The Way We Work/Clam Boogie. For a while, the distraction worked. Then the reality of Tropical Storm # 9/Hurrican … Continue reading

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Simply Messing About with Books…

With apologies to Kenneth Graham, …there is nothing – absolutely nothing – half so much worth doing as simply messing about with books. I continue being slow as molasses putting this book together. However, it is an extremely satisfying task, … Continue reading

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Southern Glossary…..

Last week I posted to/curated the Southern Glossary Instagram site. This morning the editor posted a nice recap of my posts and comments on the SG website. I think they did a great job and it’s worth a visit.

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One Signature Zine….

A few days ago I made this one signature zine with an 8.5×11 inch sheet of Red River 2-sided Premium Matte paper. I think it turned out well. The twist to making it is that I fold it so that … Continue reading

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The Colors of Clamming….

Wesley winching up clam bags while Jeffrey is hosing them down to get all the mud and sand off the clams and bags; Brett in back emptying the bags into orange-red plastic buckets. Watching this evolution is like watching a … Continue reading

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The Way We Work…..book

A couple of days ago I ran across my above book – I was surprised how good it looked to me and how well it had held up. It was the motivation I needed to get started on another one. … Continue reading

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Working Offshore…

 Jeffrey, Wesley and Brett hauling clams on board and washing and stowing them.    

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Clam Belt….

Wesley pulling a clam belt off the stern of the bird-dog. This past week we had a tropical storm come through the area and the waters were closed to clamming and oystering.        

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