The View from Splinter Cottage

everyday is a short story by h. scott heist

The virtual world wide table: Ahmad’s Tea

Couple of years back I met Ahmad Arafat & Chris Tabet on the campus of College of Idaho when my friend Lorna Hunter once again hired me to do a visual essay. After 16 hours worth of airports I found myself wandering the campus hoping to get oriented. There is a lovely photograph of Ahmad in Holland with a handsome lady friend, at a cafe in comfort, a smile and.. Read More

Cranberries, Thanksgiving, &c.

      About 20 years ago I was sent to build a magazine based upon Thanksgiving for Lehigh University based upon the efforts of Alums. This is before brand when everything is seems done with half a leer. A simple elegant reportage with real people as the true heroes of the drama. And its the real folks that grow the food, make the efforts, and get it done. Not.. Read More