Category Archives: Blitherings

Dirt Road

Yesterday it rained. Tomorrow it will rain. Today, maybe it will rain. Here, in the drought, a tropical summer thunderstorm is something that I have never seen in SoCal. It will be interesting to see how this affects the dryness … Continue reading

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A Day in the Garden

As we head toward 100 F weather this weekend, I am glad to have taken the time to head out, once again, to the local botanical garden.  It is always such a refreshing place to be – new things to … Continue reading

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Dry Spring

We are in the middle of a serious, serious drought.  Water issues should have been addressed four years ago, but weren’t.  Now we are looking at shortages of water unprecedented within the state of California.  There are arguments and court … Continue reading

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Maria’s Story

The world is an odd place, and the internet has made it considerably smaller, yet bigger, since I was kid.  For example – and to younger people this may sound funny – when I was in school, formal essays were … Continue reading

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Another Look at the Nikon 1 System

When the V1 came out a few years ago, I thought it looked good; when its price dropped drastically, it looked really, really, good, and I bought one. It came with 10-30mm and 30-110mm lenses. Since then I have added … Continue reading

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Spring Evening

Anyone living in an arid climate longs for rain.  With the rain comes new growth and pungent smells.  Little flowers, clusters of flowers, big flowers, grasses, vines, new leaves, flowering trees.  This greenery lasts for a very short period, and … Continue reading

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People

I don’t tend to photograph people, preferring the outdoors and flowers.  However, people watching is a great past time, and getting portraits, candid or otherwise, of family or strangers, shows the diversity of the world in a face.

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