Monthly Archive: November, 2013

Let the day begin

There is a serenity that’s hard to describe standing alone in the darkness looking at the stars in the heavens above. Shivering in the pre-dawn starlight I listened to the sounds of sandhill… Continue reading

In the pale moonlight

After the first rain storm of the season blew through Tracy I was driving home from work and saw the waning gibbous moon slowly rising through the scattered cloud remains of the storm.… Continue reading

The fading light

Sunsets are always a special time to take pictures. The changing hues of the sky, the warm light, the long shadows all add another dimension to pictures. But it is all to fleeting… Continue reading


It seems hard to believe a patch of ground north of Lodi could hold such a fascination with people. In the waning light Saturday evening I stood behind a barbwire fence along side… Continue reading

Through a lens darkly

I spent a somber weekend remembering my mom who passed away in June. Her wedding anniversary and a special Mass remembering parishioners who had passed away during the year filled my thoughts. I… Continue reading