George W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum, May 14, 2013

May 27th, 2013 | Posted by Steve in Uncategorized - (Comments Off)
1-0051 entry from parking lot

I know, I know, its been a month & a half since my last post.  Well, I didn’t go anywhere.  That means I didn’t shoot any photos. BUT… May 17 my younger son Jonathan graduated from University of Texas, Austin (UT) with an MBA.  We decided to drive to Texas for the ceremony. We left …
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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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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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Kentucky Railway Museum, New Haven, KY.

May 20th, 2012 | Posted by Steve in Buildings | Museums | Trains | Uncategorized - (Comments Off)
8-IMG_6540 L&N 152 front

May 19, 2012.  From the Lincoln boyhood home I continued on KY HWY 31E toward New Haven, KY.  New Haven is a very small town.  Almost as soon as I entered it I saw this sign. The Kentucky Railroad Museum is a non profit organization dedicated to preserving the heritage of the railroads that ran …
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Ft. Macon, North Carolina

March 4th, 2012 | Posted by Steve in Forts | Museums | Parks | Uncategorized - (Comments Off)
9-5485 Fort Macon interior

March 3, 2012 I have been in Fayetteville, North Carolina since Feb. 14 with no reason to drag out my camera.  An old friend of mine, Mark Buchner, now lives in NC, but he lives about two hours from Fayetteville.  We finally got our schedules cleared and agreed to meet in Jacksonville, NC for some …
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Zzyzx, CA.

February 17th, 2012 | Posted by Steve in Buildings | California | Museums | Photography | Prehistoric Man | United States of America | Universities - (Comments Off)
3-Zzyzx Reflecting Pool

February 11, 2012 Thousands of people drive between Barstow, California and Las Vegas, Nevada every day along Interstate 15.  On your way north a few miles before Baker, CA the exit sign says “Zzyzx Road”.  Many people I talk to have no idea what is there, have never bothered to get off the freeway to …
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Aaron’s Black & Whites

February 15th, 2012 | Posted by Steve in Buildings | California | Uncategorized - (Comments Off)

These are some recent photos my son Aaron took then converted to black and white. Aaron has an educational background in the graphic arts. This and a lot of practice has made him into an excellent photographer.  Once he is my age he will have a far better portfolio than I have now.  More of …
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Watertown, NY

February 15th, 2012 | Posted by Steve in Buildings | Parks | Uncategorized - (Comments Off)
1-5345 Civil War memorial Watertown

Feb 3, 2012 Unlike the last post named Watertown, this one really has photos of Watertown in it. Friday we did what we call a “pack & wrap” at work.  Nothing else was left to do & we got out early.  I had the car for the rest of the day so I decided to …
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Watertown, NY

February 1st, 2012 | Posted by Steve in Canada | International | Trains | Uncategorized - (Comments Off)
3-IMG_5278 Tupper Lake Train Station

Actually none of these photos show Watertown, NY, only places near there.  I’ve been here in Watertown since January 22.  The weather has been snow, lake effect snow, & rain.  If none of these its been overcast.  I’ve seen blue skies twice, and only part of the sky for only a short time. On Saturday, …
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Austin, Texas

January 17th, 2012 | Posted by Steve in Texas | Universities - (Comments Off)
11-UT Tower 4947

January 7, 2012   January 7 turned out to be a warm, clear day in Austin.  It reminded me of Southern California after the Santa Ana winds have left & the smog begins to return.  The day was reserved for visiting and some sight seeing. I asked Jonathan to show me the McCombs School of …
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