2020-10-27: 🎶I want to tear down the walls that hold me inside.🎶📸

2020-10-26: 🎶There’s a room where the light won’t find you. Holding hands while the walls come tumbling down.🎶📸

2020-10-25: The beaten path. 📸

2020-10-24: 🎶You’re all the things I’ve got to remember.🎶📸

2020-10-21: 🎶Maybe you and me got lost somewhere. We can’t move on; we can’t stay here.🎶📸

2020-10-20: 🎶And there’s a storm that’s raging through my frozen heart tonight. 🎶📸

2020-10-19: 🎶He used to stay awake to drive the dreams he had away. 🎶📸

2020-10-18: 🎶Who will light your darkness? Who Will hold your hand?🎶📸

2020-10-17: 🎶And freedom, oh freedom, that’s just some people talking.🎶📸

2020-10-16: Love Will Keep Us Alive I heard someone say how important it is to talk about what you love rather than hate. There’s too …

2020-10-15: 🎶I could see the city light. Wind was blowing. Time stood still. 🎶📸

2020-10-14: 🎶But to look for heaven is to live here in hell.🎶📸

2020-10-14: Huntsville, Alabama 11:29pm CST, October 13, 2020. 🎶Some dance to remember/Some dance to forget. 🎶📸 …

2020-10-11: Getting some fin and noggin from my dude boy.

2020-10-08: 🎶 Maybe deep down inside, I’m trying for no one else but me. Too stubborn to say, “The …

2020-10-06: Fall grass.

2020-10-05: 🎶If you stop and listen long enough, you’ll hear your own still small voice. But you don’t have to …

2020-10-04: 🎶Mm, a flood is threatenin’ my very life today. Gimme, gimme shelter, or I’m gonna fade away.🎶📸 Is …

2020-10-04: 🎶So, so you think you can tell, heaven from hell, blue skies from pain🎶📸

2020-09-27: 🎶Like when I close my eyes and don’t even care if anyone sees me dancing.🎶📸

2020-09-22: The Monster Upstairs When your boy comes down from his room after having played quietly for an hour, standing in front of …

2020-09-21: 🎶 Do you remember The 21st night of September? Love was changing the minds of pretenders, While …

2020-09-21: 🎶 Well darkness has a hunger that’s insatiable And lightness has a call that’s hard to hear🎶📸

2020-09-20: 🎶And then he’ll settled down, in some quiet little town and forget about everything. 🎶📸

2020-09-19: 🎶 I was either standing in the shadow or blocking your light Though I kept on trying I could not …

2020-09-18: 🎶 There’s a battle ahead. Many battles are lost, but you’ll never see the end of the road while …

2020-09-16: 🎶 But on a midnight watch I realized why twice you ran away.🎶📸

2020-09-15: 🎶 When the rain washes you clean, you’ll know. 🎶

2020-09-13: 🎶I never did believe in miracles, but I’ve a feeling it’s time to try.🎶

2020-09-10: Grissom Tigers ‘22 and ‘24.

2020-09-06: 🎶 Won’t you be the new one? Burn to shine. I take the blue ones every time. Walk me down your broken …

2020-09-03: 🎶 Oh there’s an emptiness inside her And she’d do anything to fill it in. And though …

2020-09-01: Many visitors tonight.

2020-08-30: 🎶 Is this the age of the thunder and rage Can you feel the ground move ‘round your feet🎶

2020-08-29: 🎶 You see everything/ You see every part/ You see all my light/ And you love my dark/ You dig …

2020-08-26: 🎶 Life doesn’t discriminate Between the sinners and the saints It take and it takes and it takes And …

2020-08-19: 🎶 Why do you write like you’re running out of time? Write day and night like you’re running out of …

2020-08-18: 🎶Ooh Child, Things are going to get easier. Ooh Child, Things are going to get brighter.🎶

2020-08-18: 🎶 So put me on a highway, and show me the sign🎶

2020-08-17: Two face-to-face classes down. Two virtual classes to go on our first day back. To all my sisters …

2020-08-16: If the boy can wear a mask, anyone can.

2020-08-10: 🎶Now everybody’s taking about this new decade, Like you say the magic numbers then just say goodbye …

2020-08-08: 🎶 Never will regret this I never will, never will regret this🎶

2020-08-08: Always fun living on a mountain.

2020-08-02: I’ve been driving around with the kid, and I’ve seen several accidents. Please drive a bit more …

2020-07-30: “When historians pick up their pens to write the story of the 21st century, let them say that …

2020-07-25: “Hi, Little Rabbit.”

2020-07-24: 🎶It’s funny how life turns out The odds of faith in the face of doubt.🎶

2020-07-19: 🎶 I empty drawers of other summers where my shadows used to be.🎶

2020-07-14: 🎶 But my silent fears have gripped me Long before I reach the phone Long before my tongue has …

2020-07-13: 🎶Don’t hang around cause two’s a crowd.🎶

2020-07-10: 🎶 Can you tell a green field from a cold steel rail? A smile from a veil? Do you think you can tell? …

2020-07-06: Moonlight through the pines.

2020-07-04: “Dying is easy, young man. Living is harder.” Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton.

2020-07-02: 🎶 Images of sorry, pictures of delight Things that go to make up a life.🎶

2020-07-02: 🎶 Looking at the world through the sunset in your eyes.🎶

2020-06-30: 🎶 Hey now, Hey now Don’t dream it’s over Hey now, hey now When the world comes in They …

2020-06-28: 🎶 But still that mockingbird won’t sing.🎶

2020-06-22: I support your right to express yourself. (I teach this every day.) But please know, it is not my …

2020-06-21: I’m a lucky guy to be dad to these two.

2020-06-18: 🎶 After the rain has fallen, After the tears have washed your eyes.🎶

2020-06-17: Some days the world just feels off.

2020-06-11: People Are Good When it’s dark, and you’re alone, and it’s been a hard night remember that a light under the covers …

2020-06-10: 🎶How the endless road unwinds you. While you see a chance, take it.🎶

2020-06-08: 🎶 To be part of the miracles you see in every hour.🎶

2020-06-07: 🎶I’m hanging on. You’re all that’s left to hold on to. I’m still waiting.🎶

2020-06-06: 🎶 And a new day will dawn for those who stand long, and the forests will echo with laughter.🎶

2020-06-05: 🎶 There’s just too much confusion, I can’t get no relief.🎶

2020-06-04: Dear Huntsville Police Department: Perhaps during the next protest, rather than climbing into a …

2020-06-03: An Open Letter to My Students- Black Lives Matter An Open Letter to My Students: Black Lives Matter Dear Students: It’s June 3, 2020, and believe it …

2020-06-02: Black Lives Matter

2020-06-01: “The more senior you get in any profession, the more your job becomes about writing.”

2020-05-31: Grins ‪There’s nothing so wrong that can’t be made right by an 18 month old boy, riding on his mom’s …

2020-05-30: 🎶 When I feel cold, you warm me When I feel I can’t go on, you come and hold me.🎶

2020-05-29: 🎶 It’s so easy to hurt others when you can’t feel pain.🎶

2020-05-28: 🎶 Hey, think the time is right for a palace revolution. 🎶

2020-05-27: 🎶 Everybody wants to look the other way, when something wicked this way comes.🎶

2020-05-25: Family time.

2020-05-24: 🎶 But she hears only whispers of some quiet conversation.🎶

2020-05-22: 🎶 There’s a dream that strings the road With broken glass for us to hold 🎶

2020-05-20: 🎶 I have climbed highest mountain, I have run through the fields, Only to be with you. 🎶

2020-05-19: 🎶 You’ve been the hole in my sky You’re my shrinking water supply Before my well runs dry Fill it up …

2020-05-18: 🎶 Think about how many times I have fallen Spirits are using me, larger voices callin’ What …

2020-05-17: 🎶 When I’m walking by the water Splish splash me and you takin a bath When I’m walking …

2020-05-16: Truth. Good teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths pure theatre. –Gail Godwin

2020-05-16: IEP Advice: Always do your best to build relationships with teachers to work together for your kid. …

2020-05-14: 🎶 When everything feels all over Everybody seems unkind I’ll give you a four leaf clover Take …

2020-05-13: Alone.

2020-05-12: 🎶 The wild and windy night that the rain washed away 🎶

2020-05-12: Spot. On. “Times is, if anything, biased toward the right in the way that they bend their coverage …

2020-05-11: 🎶 Words are very unnecessary🎶

2020-05-10: 🎶 All we have to see Is that I don’t belong to you And you don’t belong to me.🎶

2020-05-09: 🎶 This is going to take a long time And I wonder what’s mine Can’t take no more …

2020-05-09: Congrats 2020 Grads!

2020-05-09: OK. I get that you have a political agenda behind your refusal to wear a mask in public in Alabama. …

2020-05-07: Moonset on the moors.

2020-05-06: Welcome to the New Site Welcome to the new site at russwinn.org. This will mostly be photography, I suspect, but who knows. …

2020-05-05: 🎶 Wind was blowing time stood still … 🎶

2020-05-01: 🎶 And you won’t read that book again because the ending’s just too hard to take.🎶

2020-04-28: 🎶 Now where are you when the sun went down? You’re so far away from me.🎶

2020-04-25: 🎶 May your past be the sound of your feet upon the ground, Carry On. 🎶

2020-04-25: 🎶 Don’t know where it goes, but it’s home to me and I walk alone.🎶

2020-04-19: 🎶 Chase all the clouds from the sky.🎶

2020-04-18: The climb.

2020-04-12: 🎶 Since you’ve gone I’ve been lost without a trace🎶

2020-04-12: 🎶 Cause I gotta peaceful easy feeling. And I know you won’t let me down. Cause I’m already standing …

2020-04-10: 🎶 Woke up in my clothes again this morning. Don’t know exactly where I am … 🎶

2020-04-09: It’s a #lightitupblue kinda day. #ilovesomeonewithautism💙 (And he’s finished with school for the …

2020-04-08: Fav buddy in my fav spot.

2020-04-07: 🎶Well, I’m near the end and I just ain’t got the time. And I’m wasted and I can’t find my way home. …

2020-04-06: 🎶 It’s only in uncertainty that we’re naked and alive.🎶

2020-04-05: 🎶Something in the way she moves … 🎶

2020-04-04: You light up my world blue, little guy. #AutismAcceptanceAL

2020-04-03: 🎶 When lonely day turn to lonely nights, you take a trip to the city lights. 🎶

2020-04-02: 🎶 Don’t you miss the big time boy, you’re no longer on the ball. 🎶

2020-03-31: A Ray of Hope in the Storm.

2020-03-30: 🎶But is there someplace far away, someplace where all is clear🎶

2020-03-29: These empty streets.

2020-03-28: 🎶 People. You can never change the way they feel. 🎶

2020-03-27: 🎶 Trouble me. Disturb me with all your cares and your worries. Trouble me. On the days when you feel …

2020-03-27: 🎶 Trouble me. Disturb me with all your cares and your worries. Trouble me. On the days when you feel …

2020-03-26: 🎶Asperations in the clouds, but your hopes go down the drain.🎶

2020-03-25: Empty classrooms suck.

2020-03-22: Social Distancing Mastered

2020-03-21: 🎶And there’s a storm that’s raging through my frozen heart tonight.🎶

2020-03-17: A walk in the sun. While there, a young girl holding her Buzz Lightyear walking with mom and dad, …

2020-03-16: Color of the night.

2020-03-15: Social Isolation

2020-03-15: 🎶 You grew up way too fast/Now there’s nothing to believe/When reruns all become our history.🎶

2020-03-11: 🎶Looking out at the road rushing under my wheels. 🎶

2020-03-10: 🎶 Fight back. Don’t take it lying down you’ve got to bite back. 🎶

2020-03-09: 🎶 How unswerving our devotion to the lies we know are almost true.🎶

2020-03-08: 🎶The world was movin’ she was right there with it and she was.🎶

2020-03-07: 🎶 Letting the days go by, let the water hold me down.🎶

2020-03-06: 🎶 ‘Cause tonight’s the night the world begins again.🎶

2020-03-04: 🎶 Another night finds me alone🎶

2020-03-04: Night Stroll

2020-03-02: “I can’t stop Andy from growing up. But I wouldn’t miss it for the world.”

2020-03-01: 🎶 ‘Cause you can’t jump the track, we’re like cars on a cable, And life’s …

2020-02-26: 🎶 Just know you’re not alone ‘Cause I’m gonna make this place your home.🎶

2020-02-25: 🎶 ‘Cause those that can’t do often have to And those that can’t do often have to …

2020-02-23: 🎶It may take a little time A lonely path An uphill climb🎶

2020-02-22: 🎶 Stand up in a clear blue morning Until you see what can be Alone in a cold day dawning Are you …

2020-02-20: 🎶But I’ve wandered much further today than I should. And I can’t seem to find my way back to the …

2020-02-19: The night isn’t done.

2020-02-18: 🎶 I don’t want clever conversation, I never want to work that hard.🎶

2020-02-17: “Rage, rage against the dying of the light.”

2020-02-16: 🎶 If it all fell to pieces tomorrow, would you still be mine?🎶

2020-02-12: Sometimes the creek becomes a river.

2020-02-09: 🎶 No I don’t want a battle from beginning to end.🎶

2020-02-08: Reflections.

2020-02-07: 🎶 There fussing and flapping in priestly black like a murder of crows.🎶

2020-02-05: 🎶 Men go crazy in congregations they only get better one by one. 🎶

2020-02-04: 🎶I have no need for anger with intimate strangers.🎶

2020-02-02: 🎶 There’s nothing simple when I’m not around you.🎶

2020-02-01: 🎶World serves its own needs listen to your heart bleed.🎶

2020-01-31: 🎶But the sun’s been quite nice, while I wrote this song.🎶

2020-01-30: Moon Dream.

2020-01-27: 🎶 May you past be the sound of your feet upon the ground. 🎶

2020-01-26: 🎶Movin’ me down the highway, rollin’ me down the highway Movin’ ahead so life …

2020-01-25: 🎶 We turn away to face the cold, enduring chill As the day begs the night for mercy love The sun so …

2020-01-25: 🎶 And may the best of your todays be the worst of your tomorrows.🎶

2020-01-23: 🎶 If it’s a mirror you want, just look into my eyes. 🎶

2020-01-22: 🎶 Listen to the music of the moment, people dance and sing. We’re just one big family.🎶

2020-01-21: The Big Spring.

2020-01-19: 🎶 Tell me your troubles and doubts Giving me everything inside and out and Love’s strange so …

2020-01-18: 🎶Some call it magic The search for the grail. Love is the answer.🎶

2020-01-18: 🎶 Blessings are not just for the ones who kneel, luckily.🎶

2020-01-15: 🎶 Lights go out and I can’t be saved.🎶

2020-01-14: 🎶 Day after day Alone on a hill The man with the foolish grin is keeping perfectly still.🎶

2020-01-11: After the storm …

2020-01-10: 🎶 Through the dark streets they go searching to see God in their own way.🎶

2020-01-06: 🎶 Back to the howling old owl in the woods Hunting the horny back toad. 🎶

2020-01-05: 🎶 All these lines on my face getting clearer. 🎶

2020-01-01: 🎶 We get to be a ripple in the water.🎶

2019-12-27: 🎶 Sometime I don’t know, which way to go. Sometimes I can’t tell, but it’s just as well. 🎶

2019-12-26: 🎶When I’m sad she comes to me with a thousand smiles she gives to me free🎶

2019-12-21: 🎶 Now everybody’s talking about this New decade Like you say the magic numbers Then just say …

2019-12-15: 🎶She feels like kicking out all the windows and setting fire to this life She could change …

2019-12-15: 🎶 Set me alight We’ll punch a hole right through the night.🎶

2019-12-14: 🎶 Time is never time af all You can never ever leave Without leaving a piece of youth.🎶

2019-12-14: 🎶’Cause there is no more new frontier, we have got to make it here.🎶

2019-12-10: 🎶 The city streets are empty now 🎶

2019-12-08: 🎶I used to think maybe you loved me, now baby I’m sure.🎶

2019-12-06: 🎶 So true Funny how it seems Always in time, but never in line for dreams Head over heels, when toe …

2019-12-04: Trumbauer Bound! Break a leg, Grissom Tigers!

2019-12-03: 🎶 When you’re worn out and tired I’ll cover you🎶

2019-11-29: 🎶 If you wanna kiss the sky, better learn how to kneel. On your knees boy. 🎶

2019-11-28: Thankful.

2019-11-27: “Everything terrible is something that needs our love.”—Rainer Maria Rilke

2019-11-27: Fallen.

2019-11-23: 🎶 Take a chance like all dreamers can’t find another way You don’t have to dream it all, …

2019-11-17: 🎶 Some dance to remember. Some dance to forget.🎶

2019-11-17: 🎶 Orion’s arms are wide enough 2 hold us both 2gether, Although we’re worlds apart, I’d cross the …

2019-11-10: 🎶When you’re lost and alone, or you’re sinking like a stone, Carry on. May your past be the sound of …

2019-11-08: 🎶Remember walking a mile to your house Aglow in the dark. I made a fumbling play for your heart, And …

2019-11-07: RFor I look around me And my eyes confound me And it’s just too bright As the days keep turning in …

2019-11-02: 🎶You looked right through me. There was no one else. I sat beside you, and became myself. 🎶

2019-10-30: 🎶 All alone at the end of the evening And the bright lights have faded to blue 🎶

2019-10-22: 🎶 You’re all the things I’ve got to remember.🎶

2019-10-19: 🎶 ‘Cause the free wind is blowing through your hair And the days surround your daylight there …

2019-10-18: 🎶 She pictures a soul With no leaks at the seam. 🎶

2019-10-17: 🎶 Where are you going, Where do you go. Are you looking for answers, To questions, under the stars …

2019-10-16: 🎶 Streetlights, people. Living just to find emotion Hidin’ somewhere in the night. 🎶

2019-10-15: 🎶Please allow me to introduce myself, I’m a man of wealth and taste. 🎶

2019-09-22: Night falls.

2019-09-04: 🎶And know that darkness always gathers around the light.🎶

2019-09-01: 🎶 The sun so bright it leaves no shadows Only scars carved into stone On the face of earth🎶

2019-08-31: 🎶 Our love turns to rust We’re beaten and blown by the wind Blown by the wind Oh and I see …

2019-08-25: 🎶 These streets Turn me inside out Everything shines But leaves me empty still And I’ll, burn …

2019-05-03: “Seeking out the poorer quarters”

2019-03-24: “in a world full of people, you can lose sight of it.”

2019-03-24: “All that you can’t leave behind.”

2019-01-06: Winter break

2019-01-06: I’m not sure this will be if interest to anyone, but it felt important to share for the kids. …

2018-12-28: 50 Years After ‘Earthrise,’ a Christmas Eve Message from Its Photographer

2018-12-10: Speed

2018-12-09: It’s a wet day on a rainy weekend.

2018-11-28: Smokies South.

2018-11-06: ‪I’m a southern, white, CIS gendered, fifty-year old man. And I am NOT afraid of diversity, change, …

2018-11-03: “She got down but she never got tight She’s gonna make it through the night”

2018-10-20: A walk in the rain.

2018-10-17: Sunrise with sophora.

2018-09-24: May the road rise …

2018-04-22: The greenway has added a swim lane.

2018-04-22: Greenway After The Rain 2018-04-22 We’ve had a bit of rain … The greenway has added a swim lane. 2018-04-23 The …

2018-01-04: Let’s play pretend: Suppose you have bought a glue trap because, you know, mice are …

2017-11-16: This is my first microblog post. I think I’ll be transitioning to this over social media over …