Shadow & Light

This was a decoration on the base of a public fountain in Arles, France. As I was getting this photo ready for posting, it occurred to me that I rarely go looking for “sun and shadow” photos because I am usually looking for soft light in shade. It is part of my style. Or rut….

Big Sky Over Mission Creek

My boat is parked in my driveway, dwarfing our little red Prius. There are many projects waiting for me but today it is rainy and cold. So I am spending time looking for photos of Lake Oahe and the Missouri River. This photo (taken with film in another century) looks north over the mouth of…

Sailing the Alps

Of course you can’t “sail the Alps” but you can certainly sail with the Alps in full view, as here on beautiful Lake Lucerne in Switzerland. The last student group I took to Europe spent two nights in this beautiful place. After London and Paris, it was a perfect place to recharge our batteries. It…

Welcome!

The May issue of “Sailing Magazine” has hit the stands. And I’m proud to say that “Early Morning With Wandering Star” made it into that issue. If you have found your way to my blog from “Sailing Magazine,” welcome. If you are just wanting to look at a few photos, you’ve come to the right…

Celebrating the Sun

In honor of Earth Day 2010, I looked for something in my collection that seemed appropriate and this was the best I could do. “What is it?” you ask. This is a small solar panel on my sailboat “Wandering Star.” Here it is beaded with dew and just beginning to do it’s work turning sun…