Random Pictures from the Merced NWR

Took another trip out to the Merced NWR on Wednesday afternoon. The water is receding, but there’s still lots of shorebirds to see.

Yosemite Valley from Denair, CA

Who knew?!? I didn’t think it was possible to see Yosemite Valley from the central valley, but I was wrong…first time for everything 😉 ! Thanks to Tony Immoos (and […]

Dark-eyed "Oregon" Junco Today

Went out to the backyard this afternoon and I was able to get a few pictures of the Dark-eyed Junco A.K.A “Oregon Junco”…my favorite little birds! I usually set-up my […]

Killing Time at the Merced NWR

Both of my daughters had their gymnastics practice a few days ago. This time instead of sitting and watching for 4 hours, I decided to take a drive out to […]

In January 2006 I needed a wheelchair after my first knee replacement. Unfortunately, it went bad and for two years I was either in my wheelchair or using a walker. […]

Not really sure if it was boredom or just busy work, but I just finished adding over 700 entries into my backpacking website database, The Backcountry. About 6 months ago, […]

DIY Photography Blind

I wanted to make a  photography blind that didn’t cost a fortune. Originally I was going to make it out of PVC and fabric. One afternoon I saw my kid’s […]

Full Moon - 01-10-2009

Tonight is going to be the biggest full moon of 2009, so why not take a picture! Here’s a way to get you in the ballpark as far as exposure: […]