Mother nature gives and takes away. While she's taking we take advantage of a helicopter ride in Big Sur!
One of the big reasons I wanted to go to Northern California is to experience the redwoods. Sure, I'd been in forests in Big Sur. Alfred Molera and Garapatta State Parks, but those groves, while precious, are small and made up of all new growth. I wanted the big forests and if I got lucky,... Continue Reading →
Yeah. It's been a dog's age. I know. I'm a bad blogger. If you can guess the band that I snagged the post title from, you get...uh pictures of caves. Anyway, here's more from the Oregon/California trip. After Crater Lake, we decided to head to Lava Beds National Monument. For some reason we had it... Continue Reading →
Didja miss me? Yes it's true. I'm a bad blogger. Autumn is almost over (well photographically speaking) and I haven't posted ONE shot yet. Haven't even posted anything from my California trip either. Considering I was inspirationally and creatively pooped out was part of the problem. Several times I didn't even bother taking the camera... Continue Reading →
May in California is wildflower season and the high desert of the eastern Sierras is no exception. I took tons of photos, but due to the harsh light, relentless wind and time constraints (who can wait forever for the wind to die down on every single shot?) most of them are for my reference and... Continue Reading →
So I’ve been thinking about this blog post and putting it off because I didn’t have an angle, a theme or a cohesive idea to pull it together. As with a lot of my writing it just needed time to brew, like a good pot of French Press coffee. (Four minutes with 200 degree water... Continue Reading →