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

Isenberg

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

Early arrival

Every October I make a special trip to a small wetlands area outside Lodi. You wouldn’t think Lodi could be home to one of the prettiest scenes I can think of but it… Continue reading

Open House

I haven’t been to an air show in years so when I saw a listing for the Livermore Airport Open House and air show I jumped at the chance to see some aerobatic… Continue reading

On cloud nine

Ever since I had my first film camera I have enjoyed taking pictures of clouds. The first storms of the season were an opportunity to break out the 25A red filter to try… Continue reading

Autumn’s arrival

After a rain storm cancelled my summer-ending hike I decide to greet fall with a trek and headed out to Morgan Territory’s Old Finley Road for the first hike of fall. This would… Continue reading

Summer’s end

I had planned to hike on Saturday, the last official day of summer, but a forecast of rain and thundershowers in the San Ramon Valley area cancelled my plans. Not the way I… Continue reading

Nowhere

“Sometimes, you find yourself in the middle of nowhere; and sometimes, in the middle of nowhere, you find yourself” I’ve been thinking about those words all weekend long.  I have been feeling pretty… Continue reading

Off the beaten path

Hiking is a lot like life; you know where you want to go but sometimes you’re  just not quite sure how to get there.  That was the case today as I made my… Continue reading