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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March 12, 2013

FREEDOM FIELD

NIKON D200-SIGMA 10-20@10mm-F8-1/350th-ISO100
... as much as i like returning to a favorite spot in the countryside, i also enjoy revisiting an image i've found at one of these locations ... here is freedom maine on a day last spring when my 10mm super wide-angle and i spent an afternoon wandering the backroads along the maine/new hampshire border ...

SPRING ARRIVES


OLYMPUS E-P1 PROJECT
... i've lived in northern maine, where this nonsense can go on into mid-may, and i've visited locales  where this would be acceptable early-summer weather, so, as far as i'm concerned, it's now springtime in maine ... don't worry, the water beneath is only an inch-or-so over my head deep, and if the ice did give way i'm sure my friend chuck would save me ... also, my new definition of seasons, it's time to start riding again (as soon as my new bike is delivered, that is) ...