Category Archives: Photography

Hood Canal

A couple of our friends have a nice waterside place on Hood Canal in Washington. To get there, we head north on I5 until we hit Olympia then head up 101 to Shelton then over to Belfair and down 106. … Continue reading

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Providence Bridge Stride 2017

August 13, 2017 Without a doubt my favorite Portland walk is the annual Providence Bridge Pedal and Stride. It is special because it only happens one day a year. The city shuts down many of the bridges in town for … Continue reading

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Summer Train Trip: Chicago to Portland

June 26 – 29, 2017 All good things must come to an end but we saved the best train trip for the end – the California Zephyr which winds through both the Rocky Mountains and the Sierra-Nevadas. Glorious. Linda, Carla … Continue reading

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Summer Train Trip: LA to Chicago

July 15-17, 2017 The second leg of our trip has been on my bucket list since before there were bucket lists – ┬álate 50’s and early 60’s. As I shared before, my Grandpa Baker lived in Winslow, Arizona and we … Continue reading

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Summer Train Trip: PDX to LA

June 13 – 15 As you probably know from reading this past winter’s blog posts, we were supposed to travel to Australia and New Zealand for an epic vacation. That was cancelled at the last minute as one of us … Continue reading

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Reading: The Complete Guide to Sony’s A7r II by Gary L. Friedman

The Complete Guide to Sony’s A7 and A7r by Gary L. Friedman My rating: 4 of 5 stars I picked up this book a week or two before I bought the camera this summer – just to see if the … Continue reading

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Our Garden

August 13, 2016 I recently bought a new camera (Sony A7Rii) and a couple of nice lenses: Sony FE 24-240 and a Sony 90mm Macro G. I bought the new gear because I wanted some nice lenses. Sony is moving … Continue reading

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