This past weekend, Suzi treated me to a weekend in the Sound. We stayed in Tacoma, at the same place we’d stayed a few years ago. We got much-needed rest and explored Point Ruston and Point Defiance Park. A ferry ride to Vashon Island sounded like a good idea. We visited the lighthouse at Point…
Red moon over Sacramento
A flight from Mather to Hillsboro took off much too early this morning. Sitting on the left side, my tired eyes were spared a bright sunrise, but not the sinking moon.
My Open Apology to a Nighttime Cyclist
Dear Nighttime Cyclist: I’m sorry. I didn’t see you. You hate to hear that, I know. I’m a cyclist, too. I’m sensitive to the issue. But I didn’t see you. I’m glad I didn’t hit you. I would have had no excuse. You were riding where you were supposed to be — on the right…
A view from the back porch swing. Evening Sounds Not recorded tonight, it still feels right…
Taking pictures of fireworks on the Fourth forced me out of my comfort zone with my DSLR. I couldn’t use the programmed exposure mode. Instead, I used shutter priority, or what Canon calls Tv mode. I was amazed at how easy it was: make a guess at an appropriate shutter speed, take the shot, and…