Monthly Archives: June 2014

SeaTac

I had an early flight out of Seattle on my way back to the Bay Area. It was a nice morning and the planes were departing to the south. The terminal that Southwest operates from is towards the southern end … Continue reading

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Laguna Seca

When we lived in Chicago, I enjoyed taking trips to the various motor racing venues nearby. The move west has not taken away the options. There are two race tracks within easy reach. Sonoma Raceway is less than an hour … Continue reading

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Boeing 787-9

One evening I arrived at Boeing Field to see what was moving. Just as I got there, a 787 was rolling out on landing. Since the wind was in the opposite direction to my previous visit, I didn’t see it … Continue reading

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Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial

Work recently took me to Oklahoma City. I had been there on another work visit a few years ago and that time I visited the site of the federal building bombing. It was a moving place and this time I … Continue reading

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Marsh Birds in SF Bay

I have photographed the birds on San Francisco Bay quite frequently. One image that I have seen many times there is hard to reproduce through still photography. That is the sight of a flock of birds wheeling around as one … Continue reading

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Starships

I was at Boeing Field when an interesting shape appeared on the approach. When I first saw it, I thought it looked like a Beech Starship and, sure enough, as it got closer, that was exactly what it was. The … Continue reading

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New Gallery Presentation

For those of you that click through the pictures, you may have noticed a change. My blog has a plug-in that opens up the main pictures in a floating window above the normal page. Mistakenly, I had believed that the … Continue reading

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Dogs in Coats

Not a serious topic today. We were indoors on a rainy day. We overlook an area where plenty of people exercise their dogs (what a great euphemism!). Two little dogs showed up and they were obviously ready for the rain. … Continue reading

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Oakland Aviation Museum

The aviation museum that is on the perimeter of Oakland Airport has been something I have passed a few times but never at a time when either I had enough spare time to visit or that it was actually open. … Continue reading

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Flowers and Bees

Taking a hike through the hills, sometimes the opportunity to stop and look at stuff is rather welcome.  I was looking at a flower when I saw a bee busily doing what bees do.  I figured a quick shot was … Continue reading

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