Nikon D7000

Is the Art in the Photograph or the Processing? TLDR: Both. Four-minute read, 23 pictures

The End of an Era. Fujifilm X-E2s and Nikon D7000 – Today I retire my DLSR, and say welcome to my new Fujifilm X-E2s mirrorless camera. Five-minute read

Monster School Bus – I’m guessing (and hoping) that this bus has something to do with the St. Patrick’s Day parade due to take place in Lexington later in the day. 3 pictures

Hand-made bolt-down steel gun safe.

Jim made me this wonderful ‘bolt-down” gun safe for Christmas. Plenty of room in there for all the ammo I received too.

Clue: The Musical – Tonight we watched Lanie play Miss Scarlet 8 Pictures

Fall at Pomme de Terre Lake, Missouri – The Fall color has really come along the past couple of weeks. 3 pictures

Building an eight foot long, recessed bookcase for the hall. 4 pictures

Rentals – We get a lot of rentals. One-minute read. 2 pictures

Sailing on Stockton Lake, Missouri – John was kind enough to invite me sailing again. Video: 2 minutes & 10 pictures

Beretta PX4 Storm Compact with slide back on a splatter target

30 Rounds – Another trip to the range. You’d think all I do is go shooting. Not so. Well, apart from sitting at my desk working, watching Marvel’s ‘Agents of Shield’ and some occasional yard work, I guess right now it is. One-minute read

Sailing with John on Stockton Lake – John invited me to join him for his first sail of the season. The end of June sounds a bit late for getting in the first sail, but John said that the horrendously wet and miserable weather we’ve been having this year had got in the way. 13 pictures

As it was Lanie’s birthday this week I couldn’t let her escape my sweeping up of old lost pictures. Here’s a link to some more pictures from the same session.

Short Hike at Busiek. 14 pictures

One of my favorite pictures from this afternoon’s hike.

You can read about this afternoon’s hike here.

One of my favorite pictures from this afternoon’s hike.

Color photograph of the Kauffman Center For The Performing Arts, Kansas City. The picture shows the blue of the sky reflected in the metal sheathing and is complemented by a stip of yellow-brown grass around the base.

Kauffman Center For The Performing Arts, Kansas City – I popped out of the diocesan office in Kansas City for a meeting and found myself in a pastiche of Sydney, Australia.

A photograph of a Krispy Kreme donut and a cup of coffee

Vacation day 26 – We travel 5,000 miles to find Krispy Kreme donuts at Gunwharf The world is certainly shrinking – but in my opinion there are other donuts that I’d prefer to find in the UK. I remember being very pleased when, by popular demand, we stopped having Krispy Kreme donuts at church and …

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Vacation Day 25 – I think the correct order was a Barbecue then some crafting We’ve already met Bob and Ann, Roy and Jan are also life-long friends. Here’s a picture of us all way back in the early nineties. Roy, Bob and I went to college together. We’ve been through some interesting ‘scrapes’, most …

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Photograph of a Gas Engine at the Eastney Gas Engine House, Eastney, Portsmouth

Eastney Gas Engine House – Vacation day 25 – Eastney Gas Engine House and a reminder of the past. 5 pictures

Eastney Beam Engine House, Portsmouth – I’ve no idea how many times I’ve visited this place over the years. It was a regular favorite to bring the boys to when they were younger, and my dad worked here as a volunteer. One-minute read, 9 pictures

Lanie at the Eastney Lifeboat Station – Vacation Day 25 – Waiting for the Beam Engine House to Open. Two-minute read, 3 pictures

Rough Island from the Mote of Mark.

Lanie on the Mote of Mark (Hike: Kippford to Rockcliffe) – Vacation Day 18 – Our last day with Uncle Keith and another hike… One-minute read, 5 pictures

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