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An Ode to My Truck

July 10, 2019 by
An Ode to My Truck

Back in 2005 I bought a new truck, specifically a 2005 Dodge Ram 2500 with the Cummins Diesel. Prior to that, I’d never considered myself a “truck person”. My first car (that I bought myself anyway) was a 1989 Toyota … Continue reading

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A Yosemite Story

June 3, 2019 by
A Yosemite Story

I want to tell you a story… For an age of the earth, hundreds of thousands of years, so long in fact that evolution had time to specialize much of the biom, ice lay across the face of the earth. … Continue reading

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Creativity, Social Media & Selection Bias

May 14, 2019 by
Creativity, Social Media & Selection Bias

Where do the ideas of artists come from? It’s an old question, and not surprisingly, different cultures have had different ideas about it. Our modern world loves to talk about the “AH HA!” moment where the lone genius synthesizes a … Continue reading

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About that Highlight Reel…

January 1, 2019 by
About that Highlight Reel…

It’s that time of year again, the arbitrary orbital location where we increment the year counter and reset the month counter back to 1. Why the hell don’t we start at 0 like a sane species? Regardless, it’s time for … Continue reading

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The Wonder of Children

July 31, 2018 by
The Wonder of Children

We have friends in Seattle. My wife’s college roommate lives there with her husband. We like to visit. It’s been a while, but I’m feeling nostalgic so I figured I’d share a set of images I never shared in any … Continue reading

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A Green Sea Turtle Nest

July 11, 2018 by
A Green Sea Turtle Nest

I awoke this morning to see the turtle patrol at work just down beach from me. At some point over night an endangered green sea turtle had come onto the beach and into the dunes to lay a clutch of … Continue reading

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Long Drive, Long Night

June 23, 2015 by
Long Drive, Long Night

When I set this site up, I had a vague notion of my goal. I needed an outlet to share my photos from road trips, day hikes and just general messing around with the camera. I could have used something … Continue reading

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