I find beauty in character.

Late in the evenings and on Sundays especially, I find character revealed in my patients and professional colleagues. Through the doors of an ICU, winds of fear, suffering, sleeplessness lift away social conventions and lay bare true character for extended periods. Death bares all.

To know a man as he dies is to know a man.

Outside the hospital where clothing, accessories and adherence to social conventions hold fast, I pursue hints to character in revealing instants. Fast by. Watch. Anticipate. Click