Category Archives: Just Because

Other People’s Photos

There is a small archival box in my place that has a bunch of old photographs. There are tintypes, ambrotypes and silver prints in the box. I have a healthy pile of View-Master reels that came with a viewer from

Other People’s Photos

There is a small archival box in my place that has a bunch of old photographs. There are tintypes, ambrotypes and silver prints in the box. I have a healthy pile of View-Master reels that came with a viewer from

Hiking in Scotland

Last year was a good one for travel. A friend and I joined a hiking tour of Scotland. Our group was small, the guide was excellent. The hikes were challenging and fantastic with wonderful trails in some stunning landscapes. There

Hiking in Scotland

Last year was a good one for travel. A friend and I joined a hiking tour of Scotland. Our group was small, the guide was excellent. The hikes were challenging and fantastic with wonderful trails in some stunning landscapes. There

A Closet Full of Art

I recently had the opportunity to go through some boxes that have been in storage for a couple of years. We all have those boxes–the ones that contain things we won’t get rid of because they still hold value or

A Closet Full of Art

I recently had the opportunity to go through some boxes that have been in storage for a couple of years. We all have those boxes–the ones that contain things we won’t get rid of because they still hold value or

Italy 2012 Part 2

Assisi! Venice! Burano! This was my first trip to Assisi and Venice. Both were so interesting with lovely landscapes, fascinating historic sites and wonderful food. Both St. Francis Cathedral and St. Mark’s Basilica were amazing to see. The similarities in architecture

Italy 2012 Part 2

Assisi! Venice! Burano! This was my first trip to Assisi and Venice. Both were so interesting with lovely landscapes, fascinating historic sites and wonderful food. Both St. Francis Cathedral and St. Mark’s Basilica were amazing to see. The similarities in architecture

Just Take the Picture

I recently returned from a family trip to Italy. There are plenty of photos to sort, mine and my mom’s. We both like taking photos and this was her dream trip so she did a good job recording it. She

Just Take the Picture

I recently returned from a family trip to Italy. There are plenty of photos to sort, mine and my mom’s. We both like taking photos and this was her dream trip so she did a good job recording it. She

Artsy Fartsy

Someone I work with is exhibiting her work at a local market. She is just about to graduate from high school. I started talking about photography with her. I figured she must have a reasonably deep interest if she took

Artsy Fartsy

Someone I work with is exhibiting her work at a local market. She is just about to graduate from high school. I started talking about photography with her. I figured she must have a reasonably deep interest if she took

Photos of the People You Meet

A missed opportunity on that Mt. Rainier hike back in 2005 made me vow to make a photo of everyone I talk to while traveling.  (Mountaineers hiking back down from summiting that morning dressed in blues and reds against a

Photos of the People You Meet

A missed opportunity on that Mt. Rainier hike back in 2005 made me vow to make a photo of everyone I talk to while traveling.  (Mountaineers hiking back down from summiting that morning dressed in blues and reds against a