Back in November I was not feeling the holiday spirit because I had a feeling I was going to be forced to move in or at the end of December against my own will. Moving this time of the year was what I wanted to avoid doing at all costs…

I had a conversation with a fellow photographer the other day that ended up bringing about a serious change in my perspective of the period immediately before and during my divorce. Prior to this conversation I had learned to forgive my now ex-wife for the divorce and all of the…

When you mention iconoclasm to an Orthodox Christian they will almost always reference the Iconoclast controversy which took place in the 8th and 9th C AD and ended with the restoration of holy images in 843 AD. During this controversy the veneration of images was denied and many sacred icons…

I use this image of me with my face in the Terrible Towel because this is often how many people react to having a perceived limitation in life.

What limits you and prevents you from doing what you want to in life? Or I should ask what do you perceive limits you? My favorite football player ever retired from pro football because of an injury that often occurs later in football players careers and has been known to…

“Accepting that I am Autistic” by Michael Derek John Goltz, edited by Tim Tomlin. 95,000+ words. I am writing the last chapter as we speak and will soon begin the initial edit before Tim does the fine edit. I hope to have this published by early June at the latest.

Nothing serious, just a blog about the frog in my parents bog. My parents have a water garden which I helped them build this past May. The garden is filtered by a bog which is 4 foot square and has a foot of lava rock in it, with piping at the bottom of the bog. The piping is fed by the pump from the pond and the bog acts as a natural filter. Anyways, a frog has taken up his home in the bog, thus necessitating this blog. I am seriously thinking about adding a log in the bog, for the frog and a future blog…

And no, his name is not Kermit.

Michael Goltz

I am an artist and photographer who is slowly working at peeling back the layers of life in order to open myself up to newer and more fluent creativity.

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