Author Archives: bgtwindad

Manifest Destiny or Pipe Dream?

Originally posted on Wayne Hale's Blog:
“I started out as a child” – William H. Cosby, Jr., Ed.D. I have been ruined by the timing of my childhood. Grew up with the space race; 3 years old when Sputnik…

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Risk Tolerance

Originally posted on Wayne Hale's Blog:
I am a big fan of the author Bill Bryson. I have enjoyed all his books and recently have been rereading “One Summer: America, 1927”. His sparkling account joyously brings that time to…

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Models on Trains!

I spend a fair percentage of my photography time taking pictures of trains and railroad related subjects.  When the nearby Bluegrass Railroad Museum offered a “Trains and Tripods” event — an all day photo shoot and training session on the … Continue reading

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Wild Maddie

Every now and again, you come across a really neat set of photos that just bring some joy into your life. When those photos show up twice, you take notice 🙂 I had seen Theron Humphrey’s photo set of his … Continue reading

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Northward to Fairbanks

After the long train ride to Carcross, we boarded a tour bus (provided by the WP&YR as part of the journey), and took a scenic ride back to Skagway, including the lovely Emerald Lake (above). We had a nice dinner … Continue reading

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Volleyball on Full Manual

We made it to another UK volleyball game at Memorial Coliseum this past weekend. This time, I found that the camera’s light meter was not quite getting things right.  I don’t recall now whether it was over- or under-exposing the … Continue reading

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All Aboard!

On the first Saturday of the trip, we hit the second “big event” of our visit to Alaska… the 67 mile train ride from Skagway to Carcross on the White Pass & Yukon Route Railway.  The route takes you up … Continue reading

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