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Failing the Main Wall

August 29, 2018 by
Failing the Main Wall

New house, new city, new dive sites. I’ve started to look for actual dive sites here in the San Diego area instead of just falling off the beach (not that it’s bad). The first site (the one that seemed the … Continue reading

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Turtle Time at the Marine Room

August 22, 2018 by
Turtle Time at the Marine Room

Adrian and I try to go snorkeling regularly (waiting on her dive gear for diving regularly) and the spot we’ve been hitting is the shallow sea grass area just south of the Marine Room. Every time I’ve hit the water … Continue reading

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Hot Times in Caprock Canyon State Park

August 16, 2018 by
Hot Times in Caprock Canyon State Park

Caprock Canyon State Park feels like somewhere I’ve spent a lot of time, but looking at my photos, I’ve only really been there a couple of times. That isn’t surprising since it is a 7 hour drive (each way) from … 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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Davis Mountains Summer Trail Race

September 23, 2016 by
Davis Mountains Summer Trail Race

One of the strange things (to me anyway) was how greed the Davis Mountains were. I don’t expect anything in west Texas to be green in late September. The area is at significant elevation (5000′ give or take) and late … 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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From Caprock to Dirt Roads – An Accidental Storm Chase

September 15, 2014 by
From Caprock to Dirt Roads – An Accidental Storm Chase

The ranger at the desk greeted me, asking if I was going to be camping. All pretty standard stuff. Her next statement surprised me. “You might want to reconsider. They are forecasting 70mph winds, baseball size hail and a chance … Continue reading

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Being Eaten by Coyotes

August 24, 2014 by
Being Eaten by Coyotes

Being woken by howling predators, I began to think that the choice to sleep on the ground exposed under the stars might have been a bad idea. The Texas pan handle is hot in early June. The high temperature that … Continue reading

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