r/w Pine Bark Beetles, again

Wanderings this weekend took me through an ageing pine forest. The tranquility of the vast stand was a welcome relief from the confines of “Stay Home, Stay Healthy”, mantra. As you enter, the embrace of spice takes over your olfactory. The cinnamon scent of the Ponderosa Pines. Go to the warm, sunny-side of the tree….

My American Landscape – L

A year of wandering with a pocket camera. It was a difficult decision. After more than, well, you really don’t need to know how many years. Many. Will simply have to do. I gave up my shoulder camera for one year. My shoulder cameras have been Fuji, Pentax, Nikon, Leica, Canon and now FujiFilm. The FF is a bit of a contradiction. FujiFilm. There is no film, there is no mirror and there is a live screen on it’s back. I enjoy my XE-2. It is a solid camera and the selection of lens is good.

Refreshing Old Discipline

It is time to return to better reproduction of images and thoughts. I was out walking Carolyns’ dog, Emma the other day. You’ve seen many images of her. She is a golden-doodle with the energy of a nuclear reactor, the impulse of a three year old and the brains, well let’s just say, she’s often…