Texas Capitol Building from UT Campus, May 17, 2013

June 2nd, 2013 | Posted by Steve in Buildings | Photography | Texas | Texas - (Comments Off)
0207 Capitol Bldg

I was going to do a few shots of the graduation of the University of Texas, Austin, McCombs School of Business, but after review I felt they were too personal or not quite interesting enough. After the graduation we began to walk back to our vehicle.  It was dusk and we were just below the …
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Salt Lake City to Orange County, Mar. 27, 2013

April 1st, 2013 | Posted by Steve in Buildings | Photography | Utah - (Comments Off)
4-9580 Lake Mead shorelines

Monday Fran & I flew from Orange County to Dallas to visit our newest grandson.  Wednesday I flew home while Fran stayed a few more days.  I napped for most of the flight from Dallas to Salt Lake City.  Once in SLC I had a very short lay over.  It was so short I left …
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Trip to Hope, AK, Feb.18, 2013

February 22nd, 2013 | Posted by Steve in Alaska | Birds | Buildings | Ocean | Parks - (Comments Off)
13 9298 End of Turnagain Arm B&W

Many of these photos will seem to be much alike.  That may be because of all the snow.  But much of the scenery in Alaska is spectacular and begs to be photographed.  So I did. A cold snap had come in Sunday night so the temperatures dropped from a cool mid 20’s to a cooler …
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Oklahoma & the Texas Panhandle, Oct. 31, 2012

November 9th, 2012 | Posted by Steve in Buildings | Forts | Memorials | Oklahoma | Texas - (Comments Off)
5-IMG_8324 Grave of Geronimo

On the 30 th I told Jonathan we were driving to Lawton, OK where we would stay the night.  He was appalled and told me not to go there.  He had spent 3 or 4 agonizing months there while doing his army Officers Training Course.  He didn’t like the place then and still doesn’t now. …
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10-IMG_8288 The Alamo

Fran & I had nothing planned Monday the 29th until late afternoon.  Casting about for things to do in Austin she told me she had never seen the Alamo.  That decision made we left our hotel somewhere after 9 am to avoid some of the rush hour traffic and off we went to San Antonio …
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Central Texas, Oct. 28, 2012

November 6th, 2012 | Posted by Steve in Buildings | Photography | Texas | Texas | United States of America - (Comments Off)
3-IMG_8231 Lampasas County Courthouse

I had been in El Paso, TX working since early October.  My October posts from the 8th, 13th, 20th, & 21st detail some of my adventures.  On October 26 Fran flew into El Paso to meet me after my job was completed. The following morning of the we bade El Paso good-bye and began a …
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5-IMG_8214 3 rivers school

One of the great things about the American Southwest, and especially about New Mexico is the Catholic Churches & Missions.  These Mission Churches were brought in by the Spanish then over time the churches (and the religion) have changed and blended with the local cultures. Mission churches such as Rancho de Taos, Pueblo de Taos, …
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This shows the excavated site of the Jornada-Mogollon people who lived in this area hundreds of years ago.  The site lies about 300 yards south of the ridge line that features the petroglyphs from the last post. There is no featured photo on the home page for this post.  Also, I loaded the signposts in …
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El Paso, Texas, Oct. 20, 2012

October 21st, 2012 | Posted by Steve in Buildings | Forts | Photography | Texas | Texas | United States of America - (Comments Off)

Here is a panoramic I stitched together from 7 individual photos.  It is from the parking lot of the tramway above the city. There is no featured image in this post, and this is the only photo.  The photo is large and I had trouble keeping the horizon flat, but you’ll get the idea.  On …
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War Eagles Air Museum, Santa Teresa, NM, Oct. 20, 2012

October 21st, 2012 | Posted by Steve in Buildings | Museums | New Mexico | War Birds - (Comments Off)
3-IMG_7677 P-40E Warhawk

This will be a long post.  I hope you don’t get bored. When I knew I was going to be in El Paso, TX for 2 weekends I began to plan what I was going to do.  I quickly found out about Hueco Tanks (my last post) and the War Eagles Air Museum. The Museum …
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