Monthly Archives: April 2013

Pre-Dawn Over Tahoe

Some work commitments meant I was unable to get out of Sacramento on Friday evening as I had originally planned. Instead I had to come home on the Saturday morning. A direct flight was available at 6:30am which, while it … Continue reading

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Napa

A weekend break took is to Napa in the California wine country. This wasn’t a trip about wine (although a few glasses may have been consumed while we were there). Instead it was a chance to look around the area … Continue reading

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Chasing a G650

Today is another tale of chasing a plane. As with my quest for a JetStar, this is another business jet that I wanted to shoot. Gulfstream’s latest product is the G650. It has not had a trouble free development program … Continue reading

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What Motivates People to Justify Themselves?

Every once in a while, I take this blog totally off topic and just have a ponder about something. This is one of those posts. If you want pictures of something, today is not your day. See you in a … Continue reading

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Century Link Field

Just south of the station in Seattle is the pair of sports fields that house some of the cities franchises.  Century Link Field is the home of the Seattle Seahawks and the Sounders MLS team.  Beyond that is Safeco Field … Continue reading

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How to Use Speakerphone

Since my last post was a bit of a rant, I am on a roll so add another one today.  Hopefully, having cleared my system a bit, I will return to the photography topics soon.  Normal scheduled programming will resume! … Continue reading

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Seattle Union Station

The main station in Seattle is King Street Station.  It is served by the Coaster commuter trains and the Cascades service that runs from Oregon up to Vancouver in British Columbia.  What I didn’t know is that there used to … Continue reading

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The One That Got Away

No photo to show here.  This is about one that didn’t happen.  I was driving back towards the city just after sunset.  The Kennedy Expressway runs east towards the city away from O’Hare for a while and the line of … Continue reading

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Cabs are Shrinking

When we arrived in Chicago nearly ten years ago, the cab fleet was almost totally homogenous. If you got in one, it was almost definitely going to be a Crown Vic. Over the years, a few Prius (should that be … Continue reading

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Seattle From Above

When the wind is coming from the south, the approach to Seatac airport between Seattle and Tacoma takes you almost directly over downtown Seattle.  We actually could see Everett off in the distance with a lot of large airplanes parked … Continue reading

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