Memphis Field Notes

A collection of notes from my contemplations about my work, traveling, printing, photography, existence and art - as I explore life and earth in search of....

Tropical Storms

Dusk in the wake of Alberto on the coast of Sarasota, Florida. 

Dusk in the wake of Alberto on the coast of Sarasota, Florida. 

There's a particular feeling in the air when tropical storms or hurricanes are near. The breeze feels different than other breezes. There's a presence, a heaviness and charge that other storms don't have. There's a whisper that comes off the waves and the palm leaves that happens at no other time. When tropical storms or hurricanes pass, air and water merge, sky and the Gulf become one and the same.