Roadtrip!

  Early on July 12, 2019, Susan and I drove away from the beach house in Massachusetts (in a downpour) and headed west to the Monterey area in California where…

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An Experimental Gallery

As a photographer, I've been pretty dedicated to achieving an image that accurately reflects the scene as I remember it when making the original image—and I'm still pretty dedicated to…

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An Illegal Fireworks Show

Why go to an official fireworks show when you can have one right across the street from our house here at Hamilton Beach? Even though private fireworks like these are…

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Hamilton Beach – June 2019

It's been a rainy springtime at our beach house here on Hamilton Beach, Wareham, Massachusetts. I've been photographing right around here since 2003, so it's difficult to come up with…

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Locke, California

In early April, my Mom and I drove down the "River Road" (CA 160) that parallels the Sacramento River between Sacramento and Antioch. Locke is a small town founded by…

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Indian Lake State Park

It was a beautiful spring day and Susan, our 7-year-old grandson, Jens, and I headed out to Indian Lake State Park, about 10 miles northwest of Middleton. Jens and I…

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Late April Snowstorm

Wisconsin weather is a jokester. Just when you think spring is finally here, there's one "last-gasp" snowstorm—this time on April 28, 2019. This "snow event" gave me an opportunity to…

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Early Spring 2019
Natural Bridge, Natural Bridge Sate Park. Sauk County.

Early Spring 2019

My grandson, Ivan, and I spent a warmish day in late March on a photography outing touring the countryside west and north of Madison. We visited Blue Mound State Park…

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Winter 2019
February morning II

Winter 2019

Well, I think Susan and I are now officially Midwesterners—having survived the cold, snowy winter of 2019. With snowfall measured by the foot and temperatures as low as -26ºF, it's…

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2018 Highlights

2018 included our first actual Wisconsin winter. As usual, we spent a couple of months at our beach house at Hamilton Beach in Wareham, Massachusetts. I also made several trips…

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The Wild Sonoma Coast

While Big Sur may be more famous, the Sonoma Coast, some 80 miles north of San Francisco is just as wild. To my mind, there is no more dramatic meeting…

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A Trip to LaCrosse

I took a day trip with a group from St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Middleton. We rode the bus through pouring rain for a while and two and a half…

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Wisconsin 2018

The differences among seasons are much more obvious in Wisconsin than in California. Winter is brown or white; spring is light green; summer is darker green; fall is every color.…

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Camden Harbor

Some 75 miles south of Bar Harbor and Acadia is one of Maine's most picturesque harbors: upscale Camden—a major tourist draw on the state's central coast. Camden's centerpiece is its…

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2017 Highlights

2017 was a year of major change as Susan and I moved from Walnut Creek, California to our new home in Madison, Wisconsin in the Spring. As usual, we spent…

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