Monthly Archives: December 2012

Happy Birthday Schwess

Most people are celebrating the new year at the moment.  Someone is celebrating their birthday as well.  Happy Birthday to my MUCH older sister!  Have fun Lies.   Oh yes, Happy New Year to everyone else…

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Geotagging

A long time ago, I became intrigued by the idea of having location tag information appended to my images. It wasn’t something that I considered to be vital but it did seem to be potentially useful. However, as I am … Continue reading

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Charles Lindbergh’s Grave

One of the lesser known parts of Maui is the grave of Charles Lindbergh.  I find his aviation feats to be impressive but there are other aspects to his personality that are often glossed over which are less sympathetic.  However, … Continue reading

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More Maryland

The trip to Maryland gave us a chance to see some areas of the state we hadn’t visited before.  It is a pretty area.  While there are lots of people there, the towns are older and have a more period … Continue reading

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Seven Sacred Pools

If you continue past Hana south you will come to a national park area.  Here there are some trails that can take you into the wilds but the main attraction for most people – let’s face it, not too many … Continue reading

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Deer Have No Fear!

When you are in a place like Yosemite, your are very aware that you are in an environment where nature has the upper hand.  However, you do think the wildlife will still be wary of man.  That is not true … Continue reading

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A Rare Beast

Over recent years I have made many trips that take me through Baltimore Washington International airport or BWI. It is the easiest route for me when heading to Washington DC. One of the nice things about BWI is that Northrop … Continue reading

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Hailing a Cab

As we drove along the south side of Maui, we passed through a small settlement.  At the side of the road was an old London cab.  This was of the vintage of Austin built cabs where there was an open … Continue reading

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Other O’Hare stuff

The trip to O’Hare for the arrival of the United 787 meant I had a bit of time to shoot some other aircraft while I was there.  I had started out at the arrival end of 28 for the 787 … Continue reading

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Is This Lake Real?

The drive along Tioga Pass Road is an impressive one with plenty of dramatic scenery around you.  As you get to Olmsted Point, your initial view is towards Yosemite Valley.  However, if you turn around, you are looking towards Tenaya … Continue reading

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