Sunday, January 30, 2011


US Frigate Constellation (1854 - present) - now in Baltimore Harbor
(Frigate: displacement 1,265 tons; length 164 feet, beam 41 feet; draft 13 feet, 6 inches; complement 340; armament 38 24-pounder long guns) -

Friday, January 28, 2011

Thursday, January 27, 2011

Cold Blue

Walking to work last night in a snowstorm.  And to think I have been complaining about our lack of snow.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011


My claim to fame back when I was a photojournalist.  The last 4 shots on my camera were of this balloon crash at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.  The 3rd shot was picked up by the Associated Press.

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Monday, January 24, 2011


God, it's cold today.  Around 10 degrees F (-12C for my overseas friends) this morning and with the wind blowing it felt like 50 below.  Made my 5 block walk home from work miserable.

Sunday, January 23, 2011

Snow Again

Picture sent from my home in coastal North Carolina yesterday.  They have had more snow this year than here in Baltimore which is almost unheard of. 

Thursday, January 20, 2011


Just found out that my second Mom and one of the most wonderful people that I have ever known has advanced stage lung cancer.  Makes for a very sad day.   This pic was taken in late 2003 as I swung through Oklahoma City on a bike trip.


Baltimore's submarine fleet to protect us from invaders from DC.  If the submarine doesn't work then we send out the dragon paddleboats as our second line of defense.  Taken this afternoon.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Cold and Wet

It's been a cold, wet, blustery day here in North Carolina.  I've been here for 4 days now and this is the first picture I have taken.  Haven't been in the picture taking mood lately.  This dark, dreary and cold time of year doesn't stir too much in the way of 'creative juices' in me.  Driving back to Baltimore in the morning and hoping that the winter weather advisory for that area tonight and tomorrow doesn't slow me down but it will probably be a 12 hour drive instead of the usual 6.  We'll see.  (follow-up:  weather was fine, only a little ice but I made it in 6 hours which is great)

Thursday, January 13, 2011


From the Nugget in Reno last night.  Too bad it wasn't me that was there.  I was at work:o(

Friday, January 7, 2011


I managed to get a shot of one of Santa's reindeer on Christmas.  I think it is Blitzen but I'm not sure.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011