Paul and the Pilfered Piedra

In Spanish, piedra means rock, or stone. When I was in Ohio, back in March, I was walking along The...

Speed walking along the trails

iOS 11 has a new feature, well, new to us iPhone users. You can set the phone up to sense...

iPhone 8 Live view

I bought an iPhone 8+ Prior to that, I had an iPhone 6+. A number of new features came onboard...

Small signs of fall

The leaves haven’t started to change in earnest, but some of them, usually the maple trees, have started to change...

Three mornings in a row

September 24, 25, and 26 … each morning, I was greeted with quite a nice sunrise. I thought that we...

Making choices

Wow! I’ve not been here in a while. I’m still doing my daily walks and there are lots of things...

This morning, just before sunrise, I went back to McDowell Nature Preserve with my Nikon 105 mm macro lens, Nikon D750, and a my tripod. I wanted to take a closer look at the shells on the beach, the normally…

A frequent visitor to my back yard since I installed the bird feeder. I think that this act of camouflage may not be working exactly as planned, but then again, it could be a nice, comfy resting spot.

Mills River Valley Overlook – One of my favorite spots on The Blue Ridge Parkway. On Saturday, I was doing some closet cleanup and happened to run across my, now discontinued, Epson P-3000 Multimedia Storage Viewer. I’d not seen, nor…

Yesterday, I went to one of my favorite photo hunting grounds, McDowell Nature Preserve. It was an overcast morning, but I was up early and wanted to get some shots. As mentioned earlier, we are in the grasp of a…

Here in Charlotte, we are in a drought – a “normal” one. One that doesn’t contain an adjective like severe, extreme, or at the top level, exceptional. We are a few inches below normal for the past couple of months…