FujiFilm X-E3 with a red anodized aluminum shutter button

The Fujifilm X-E3 is the third Fujifilm camera I’ve bought, and the best so far.

 

Our grandcat is visiting

Our grandcat is visiting — Dick is staying with us for a couple of months while his mother is off traveling.

Sunday morning therapy: cleaning

Sunday morning therapy: cleaning — It’s good to push the keyboard away, get out the cleaning materials, and smell the G96 gun oil and Hoppes #9 gun bore cleaner while taking my time cleaning and checking my guns.

Norfork Lookout Point. Overlooking the North Fork River, Arkansas

Norfork Lookout Point. Overlooking the North Fork River, Arkansas.

Norfork Lookout Point. Overlooking the North Fork River, Arkansas

Norfork Lookout Point. Overlooking the North Fork River, Arkansas

Norfork Lookout Point. Overlooking the North Fork River, Arkansas

Norfork Lookout Point. Overlooking the North Fork River, Arkansas.

Norfork Dam, Arkansas

Norfork Dam, Arkansas. Dam number two in our Double Dam Day. It is not a very photogenic dam, and rather uninspiring. To its credit there is a campground downstream, which seems to be popular with the fishing fraternity. +1

White River at Allison, Arkansas

White River at Allison, Arkansas.

Bridge over Sylamore Creek, Allison, Arkansas

Bridge over Sylamore Creek, Allison, Arkansas.

Greers Ferry Dam on the Little Red River, Arkansas, and a change of plan

Greers Ferry Dam on the Little Red River, Arkansas, and a change of plan.

Sunset, Pine Bluff, Arkansas

Sunset, Pine Bluff, Arkansas — Ginger insisted that we stop to watch the sunset. I’m glad we did. It was a good one! Note: the cloud lines were straight, but this extreme wide-angle (180+°) view makes them curved.

Sunset at Sea Rim State Park, Texas

Sunset at Sea Rim State Park, Texas — When it got dark, we found out why we had the beach to ourselves — hordes of ferocious mosquitoes.

Sunset at Sea Rim State Park, Texas

Sunset at Sea Rim State Park, Texas — When it got dark, we found out why we had the beach to ourselves — hordes of ferocious mosquitoes.

Sun, sand, and sea

Sun, sand, and sea — Beach Camping at Sea Rim State Park, Texas.

Beach Camping at Sea Rim State Park, Texas

Beach Camping at Sea Rim State Park, Texas. +1

Ginger soaking up the sun on the Gulf of Mexico

Ginger soaking up the sun on the Gulf of Mexico — Beach Camping at Sea Rim State Park, Texas. +1

It looks like a jungle in there

It looks like a jungle in there — Trail near Cattail Marsh, Tyrrell Park, Beaumont, Texas.

Cattail Marsh

Cattail Marsh, Tyrrell Park, Beaumont, Texas.

Yes, they are alive…

Yes, they are alive… Didn’t see any though. Cattail Marsh, Tyrrell Park, Beaumont, Texas.

Pagoda and boardwalk

Pagoda and boardwalk — Cattail Marsh, Tyrrell Park, Beaumont, Texas.

Cattail Marsh, Tyrrell Park, Beaumont, Texas

Cattail Marsh, Tyrrell Park, Beaumont, Texas — Day Five. Morning walk to get away from work and out of the hotel for a break. Studying the maps I discovered that Cattail Marsh is actually a posh name for a sewage treatment pond.

Scenic Overlook on Highway 43 near Ponca, Arkansas

Scenic Overlook on Highway 43 near Ponca, Arkansas. One-minute read, +1

Near Gaither Mountain Overlook, Arkansas

Near Gaither Mountain Overlook, Arkansas — The first major scenic overlook of our trip. This is a 180° Panorama, so the image is a bit distorted horizontally. +1

On the road again (Day One)

On the road again (Day One) — Near Gaither Mountain Overlook (Arkansas) — The first major scenic overlook of our trip. Two-minute read, +2

The northern edge of the Llano Estacado in New Mexico

The northern edge of the Llano Estacado in New Mexico. On state Highway 469. Annular Eclipse Trip Day Two.

The northern edge of the Llano Estacado in New Mexico

The northern edge of the Llano Estacado in New Mexico. On state Highway 469.