09-30-13 A Perfect Fall Day

We spent this past weekend at Lake Okoboji in northwest Iowa. And while the weather was far from perfect when we got there on Friday night, Saturday turned out to be a great day to be at the lake. In our part of the world, fall can be one of the most beautiful times of…

09-20-13 Fortress

I would say that today’s photo stands in sharp contrast to yesterday’s and in even starker contrast to the Alaska photos I have posted lately. But I don’t mind juxtaposing from time to time. I was driving on Highway 14 when I noticed these 4 grain storage units standing starkly on a distant hill. I…

Moses Takes A Break

I don’t think that Moses ever made it to southern California but if he had, I’m sure he would have enjoyed the palms and the pure morning sun as I did the morning I took this photo. My son, Brian, has astutely observed that this version of Moses doesn’t have the horns that Michelangelo gave…