Monthly Archives: August 2013

Kathleen Lake

Kathleen Lake, Yukon Territory, Canada. Kathleen Lake, a photo by BGTwinDad on Flickr. Pretty, eh? This was, I believe, my first opportunity on the trip to attempt some “art” photography.  Most of the rest of the time we’d been in … Continue reading

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Kicking the Habit

P1050784, a photo by BGTwinDad on Flickr. So long, old friend. Today marks day seven of getting rid of (or at least severely curtailing) my Diet Coke habit.  Last Thursday, in response to one of my friends announcing he was … Continue reading

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My Newest Toy

P1050804, a photo by BGTwinDad on Flickr. Sigma 35-70 f2.8-4 “Zoom Master”.  Manual focus.  With a Fotodiox  MD to Micro-4/3 mount adaptor attached. I scored this on eBay for $15.  It’s in pretty good shape.  No obvious damage or wear, … Continue reading

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Trains, Hanging Baskets, and Snack Breaks

Day four of our trip found us on the long drive North from Seward through Anchorage to Tok. As we rolled back up the Kenai peninsula toward Anchorage, we came across a Southbound train. I was very happy my sister … Continue reading

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Racing Home

This is the Legend, a charter fishing boat owned by the Saltwater Safari Company of Seward, AK. She raced us home at the end of our whale watching tour.  Given the fantastic weather, I’m sure her customers had a very … Continue reading

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Waterfall

P1020987, a photo by BGTwinDad on Flickr. Alaska is so BIG, so grand and large-scale, that it is easy to forget that much of its beauty lies in the smaller things, in the details. This is, of course, true of … Continue reading

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Thanks, Mom and Dad!

P1020910, a photo by BGTwinDad on Flickr. A shout out to the two who made this possible.  These are my parents.  Don’t they look happy?  They spent nearly 4 decades working hard, raising two kids, and salting away a nest … Continue reading

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