As time flies

Slightly over a month ago, Christmas Eve, I was parked on the edge of a river, next to several rice...

Death of a travel bug?

Death may be a bit strong of a word, but let us just say that, for this year, I think...

The Wedding: Ummm? The fire, people!

OK. I’ll admit it, I’m not used to seeing fires at a wedding! There you have it. However, at the...

New subscribe to comments plug-in

I’m trying a new subscribe to comments plug-in because the one that I was using, Subscribe to Comments Reloaded, just...

Big Sur, CA – June 2006 No. I’m not talking about my Spanish. It is still difficult! 😀 I’m talking about camera sensors. I was looking back through some of my shots that I took in 2006, this being one…

In the world there is nothing more submissive and weak than water. Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong nothing can surpass it. ~Lao Tzu There’s just something about a stream cutting through rocks. Patient. Insistent. Effective.

La cascada Hiking. I had my own definition. For me, it meant a brief, or perhaps not so brief, walk in the woods with gently rolling hills, chipmunks dancing about on the ‘forest’ floor, birds chirping, no backpack, no special…

If you’ve ever given any thoughts to becoming an entomologist, but became frustrated because your trips to the great outdoors never seemed to yield neither the quantity nor variety of insects that you desire … Fear no more. I will…

In general, mornings are reserved for walking. It’s the best time for me. It’s cool outside and there aren’t many people around. Also, should I decide to extend my walk, I need not worry about it getting dark. I do…