Monthly Archives: September 2013

Clouds From Above

My frequent flights mean I get to spend some time looking down.  Often when flying across the country, the skies are remarkably clear.  There may be a lot of haze obscuring a clear view to the distance but the amount … Continue reading

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More Cormorants and Swallows

Having recently posted about both cormorants and swallows, it would appear a little repetitive to post about both together.  Oh well, that isn’t going to stop me.  While in Indiana for the powerboat racing, I was sitting on the harbor … Continue reading

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Sunset Into Midway

Southwest Airlines and I are quite well acquainted.  I am on one of their 737s on a rather regular basis.  These days I am making the trip back and forth to the west coast a lot.  Coming back from there … Continue reading

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Cormorants – Not the Helicopter Version Though…

While I would not describe myself as a bird guy, I do spend a fair bit of time trying to get photos of them.  I guess it is the “all things flying” part of my nature but they do make … Continue reading

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Baby Sloth Bears

Last in the baby section, at least for now, is the sloth bear.  One of the bears at Brookfield had a couple of cubs earlier in the year.  They are now out in the enclosure for the public to see.  … Continue reading

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WHF Day Out

What seems like far too long a time had passed since I had last had a chance to head up to Waukegan to see the team at the Warbird Heritage Foundation.  A nice day and a break in my schedule … Continue reading

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Brides on the Bridge!

Photography can be a frustrating thing.  So often when you don’t have a camera to hand, you see something that would have made an interesting picture.  Then again, I have had many experiences when I was shooting something else that … Continue reading

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More Cute Animals – Addax

The baby animal saga continues.  The Addax group at the zoo have also had new additions.  A couple of babies in this case.  Probably not quite as cute as the giraffe but still pretty interesting.  I suspect the Addax enclosure … Continue reading

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Wings Over Waukegan

The Wings Over Waukegan show took place recently in Illinois.  As with Waukesha, I was covering this for GAR so, rather than duplicate the effort, head over to http://globalaviationresource.com/v2/2013/09/12/airshow-review-wings-over-waukegan-2/ where you can see my write-up.

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Helinet and Transformers

Every once in a while, I am reminded of something that has happened before and I realize that this took place in the days before I started blogging.  Then I have to decide whether it is fair to you, my … Continue reading

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