(Click here to see the Trip Overview, including a Table of Contents) The first day of our trip was mostly spent in transit. We left our apartment at 8 a.m., after waking up at an ungodly hour. (Usually, we awake on Sunday at 9 or 10 a.m., and slowly get on with the last day[...]
Table of Contents 1. Overview (or scroll down) 2. Day One — Getting to Canada 3. Day Two — Downtown Montreal 4. Day Three — Downtown Montreal & Caroline’s Condo 5. Day Four — Ottawa & René-Max’s house 6. Day Five — Saint-Constant & ExpoRail 7. Day Six — Biodome, Olympic Park ALL Photos: on[...]
This is the seventeenth entry in my 365 Bokeh project . These are four of my lens cases, all weather-resistant, all with Velcro belt loops and thick padding. Back: Lowepro 3 — for Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM, with hood & tripod collar Middle two: Tamrac MX5375 , new style (I had an old version,[...]
Yes, it was 7:30 a.m. today (Saturday), when our new neighbors thought it would be a good idea to begin hammering something into the wall. Keep in mind that we live in an apartment. Not the concrete and steel apartments you see on TV, but the kind where if I talk relatively loudly, the neighbors[...]
This is the sixteenth entry in my 365 Bokeh project . This is my Sigma 18-125mm f/3.5-5.6 DC, which is my “walkaround” lens. If I’m not sure what situation I’ll run into, I bring this one.
This is the fifteenth entry in my 365 Bokeh project . This is my Canon 70-200mm f/2.8L lens, which is one of my most used lenses when it comes to sports or portraits.
The balance of power is shifting in Seminole County, Okla. For the last few years, those of us who work for the local newspaper have noticed an increasing shift (in certain categories) from boys to girls. In the history of county high school sports, for instance, boys’ teams have won 39 State Championships while the[...]
This is the fourteenth entry in my 365 Bokeh project . This is my Sigma 18-125mm lens, which is one of my most used lenses.
Marline and I have the same problem. We’re both avid readers and movie lovers. This means that we’re constantly caught in the dilemma: Do we read the book or watch the movie? Or both? Almost any regular book-reader will tell you, “The book is always better.” This is true, about 87.3 percent of the time[...]
This is the thirteenth entry in my 365 Bokeh project . This is Marline’s hair, with bricks for a background.