Tualatin Hills Nature Park

Hiking date: September 12, 2019 We’ve had a very wet beginning of September here in Portland. Last Thursday when it was just overcast we wanted to go out for a walk somewhere other than our neighborhood where I walk at least 4 days a week and Carla walks all 7. But then we didn’t want… Continue reading Tualatin Hills Nature Park

Tuscan Bean Soup

Cook Date: November 21, 2018 For the first time in years we weren’t hosting Thanksgiving dinner at our house. That gave me time to prepare a nice hearty soup/stew for dinner the night before Thanksgiving. Last weekend we were FaceTiming with our son and grandsons who live in Chicago – Mama was at a rehearsal.… Continue reading Tuscan Bean Soup

Route 66 Memories

September 5, 2015 We’ve been home from our epic Route 66 Adventure¬†for three months now and I’ve had some time to think and remember parts of our trip. I thought it would be nice to create a few photo collages to capture some of our¬†many memories. Carla liked them enough to suggest we matte and… Continue reading Route 66 Memories

Using Photoshop Masking to enhance a subject

August 15, 2015 This post is as much for me creating a “how to” note for my own future reference as it is for “you the public.” When I retired I subscribed to Lynda.com so I could work on improving my photography and photo editing skills. I also subscribed to the Adobe Creative Cloud which… Continue reading Using Photoshop Masking to enhance a subject