2-8936 Rainbow from Air

I had to fly up to Anchorage for a 3 weeklong work stint.  I was able to upgrade to 1st class getting a window on both the Orange County to Seattle leg and the Seattle to Anchorage leg. Taking off from Orange County we had a thick cloud cover.  We rose above it, but it …
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3-IMG_7237 Denali @100mm

I was in Fairbanks, Alaska most of August.  I humped 3 lenses in my backpack the entire trip, but only got to use them on one of the days I was there.  Most of the time we were working so free time became a bit limited.  Only when it was a too late did I …
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2-IMG_6470 Hodgenville square

May 19, 2012.  I left early hoping to visit 3 places within 40-50 miles of the hotel.  First on the list was Hodgenville, the town Abraham Lincoln lived near until he was about 7 or 8.  Lincoln was born at Sinking Spring Farm, shown in an earlier post.  Sinking Spring Farm was on an area …
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5-IMG_6442 Memorial & Flag

May 12, 2012.  After I left Mammoth Cave National Park  the weather was threatening a bit, but it was still early enough to visit another site.  I realized the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln was very near my route back to my hotel. In 1969 I visited Ford’s Theatre where Lincoln was shot then visited the …
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Mammoth Cave National Park, KY.

May 13th, 2012 | Posted by Steve in National Parks | Parks | United States of America - (Comments Off)
1-IMG_6396 historical entrance

May 12, 2012.  Saturday I slept late then headed south about 60 miles to Mammoth Cave, KY.  The cave itself is about 10 miles off Interstate 65. I-65 runs almost due south from Elizabethtown to Cave City, but halfway there I found myself leaving the Eastern Time Zone and entering the Central Time Zone.  I …
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1-4660 Monument to Cabrillo

I think this post will have some better photos than the previous post.  I doubt if many will make it into print, but I think you will find some of them visually pleasing.  These were all shot Dec. 21, 2011. Our first stop the next morning after our trip to Balboa Park was the Point …
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Tacoma to Orange County Feb 12

February 20th, 2011 | Posted by Steve in California | Mono Lake | National Parks | Yosemite National Park - (Comments Off)
6-Calendar Mono Morning

Hi all, This email covers my flight Saturday, Feb 12 from Seattle/Tacoma to Orange County’s John Wayne Airport.  [Some of these photos will appear elsewhere in the website.] I was able to upgrade to a first class seat using personally owned frequent flyer miles.  I chose a window seat on the left (facing forward) as I …
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