These photos are of all the ducks and geese. I put on my zoom lens, thinking I could get some great close-up shots, but the ducks and geese are so used to people paddling through and feeding them that they were sometimes too close for the zoom lens. Still, overall the strategy worked out and…Read more Still Catching Up – Father’s Day Photos Part Two
I am still catching up posting the photos I've been taking all summer. I am sure I have posted photos from past Father's Day paddle boat excursions but I can't see to find any tags that exist, hmm.. I've had times when I wasn't really tagging, just categorizing, so maybe that's what happened. But I'm…Read more Still Catching Up – Father’s Day Photos Part One
When I go out to take photos, I often have different reasons for taking two particular photos just five minutes apart. I like to tell the stories behind why I took my photos and what I was trying to achieve so I often break up the photos into several different posts. Here's my last group…Read more Final Photo Story from Spirit of Boise 2017
It is an on-and-off tradition for my and my kid to go down and watch the balloons launch at the Spirit of Boise. We have to get up so early on a Saturday, and every time I ask her if she REALLY wants to get up or if I should go by myself, but every…Read more The Colors of Spirit of Boise 2017
Just after we went camping at Bruneau State Park for 4th of July, there was a fire that started nearby and burned over 48,000 acres, the Loveridge fire. The park was closed for day or two when the fire was near. I'd forgotten. We just went again. As I drove into the park, "Oh, yeah,…Read more Bruneau State Park and the Loveridge Fire
While camping with the family over the 4th of July, I saw a beautiful object framed by these amazingly straight clouds right at sunset. I looked up what star or planet it could have been, Jupiter was the evening star that night, but I think Jupiter was supposed to be farther away from the sun.…Read more Is it a star? A planet? It’s probably a plane.
Sometimes you cook dinner and yell, "Everybody come and get it!" Sometimes you want to plate. Leftover honey soy pork tenderloin on a bowl of rice and sauteed vegetables with a spicy orange sauce. Someday I want to write a cookbook for busy families that includes ideas for the leftovers from those slow-cooker masterpieces.