Tarmac ribbons criss-crossing the landscape, dusty back roads twisting between the cool shadows of ancient pines, and less traveled pathways connecting present to past, all I wander, seeking, seeing, with my keyboard and camera capturing scenes and stories to share with you.

Now in its seventh year, this venue has become an important part of my life, a place where I can express my thoughts and feelings about the things I see and do, hoping the process brings me a bit closer to friends and family who enjoy sharing my sometimes chaotic and often nonlinear observations and ideas. A journal, I suppose, but one with which I find pleasure in thinking others are alongside me on my journey.

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January 15, 2013


... as you've probably noticed, i've been off-line for awhile ... i've been busy, occupied, for sure, but this time of year it's most likely my withdrawal has been a symptom of seasonal affective disorder, something i no longer suffer (thank you, vitamin d supplements), but which still affects me ...

NIKON D200-NIKKOR 18-125@110mm-F6.3-1/60th-3 Flash-ISO200
... here's the second shot from our christmas day ... liz says that i didn't get the color of the picture correct, and that the white in my hair isn't nearly so apparent in "real life" ... i'll take her word on it, just as she'll have to accept mine that, although it doesn't seem possible, in the same real life she and her sister are even cuter than they appear in the photograph ...