Category Archives: Odds & Ends

Propeller

It was raining in Portland, Oregon.  Nothing new there, but I was inside the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (“OMSI”) staring at this giant ship propeller (above) on the patio outside.  Rain was streaking down the windows and lights … Continue reading

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Elk at Dusk

This shot was taken near Jackson Hole, Wyoming in 2013.  I wish I could say it was real. It is my photograph; I took the picture, all right.  The sky is real, the site is real, but the elk are … Continue reading

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Moonset

The moon set in the western sky about ten minutes before sunrise.  I shot this the same morning I shot the Snow Geese at Desoto National Wildlife Refuge, near Blair, Nebraska. The celestial bodies were almost in perfect alignment; after … Continue reading

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Christmas, 1992

MERRY CHRISTMAS! Thought for the Day:  Laugh at yourself first, before anyone else can.    Elsa Maxwell  

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Fish Story

My 16 year old grandson set a new personal  best a few weeks ago when he landed this large mouth bass.  He was fishing with his friend at their secret fishing hole, an undisclosed location where we have a cabin. … Continue reading

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Yosemite Falls

Record snowpack caused unusually high water volumes and even lowland flooding. The Merced River is a raging torrent and out of its banks in some areas of the Valley. The foreground in this shot is Cook’s Meadow, normally dry and … Continue reading

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Iris Bed

There is a new neighbor on the block.  He moved in last fall, and owns a schnauzer that he walks daily.  I know this because the schnauzer is frequently spotted relieving himself in my wife’s flower bed. While annoying, I told … Continue reading

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