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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November 29, 2015

Fuji X-T1

... i am so enjoying my fuji x-t1, it's the first digital camera that overall reminds me of my classic nikon f3 film camera ... and, for not much more than the cost of a single modern "auto everything" lens, i've managed to put together an outfit of classic zuiko and tamron glass that is the finest set of lenses i've ever owned ... (i shot this picture using my "homemade" studio lighting outfit) ...