Any post containing a picture or text that I didn’t take or write. Mostly these will be pictures taken by Ginger, but some may be group pictures taken by friends colleagues and other persons unknown. A few I may just be keeping for prosperity.

Near Gaither Mountain Overlook, Arkansas

Near Gaither Mountain Overlook, Arkansas — The first major scenic overlook of our trip, and well worth the stop. Video: 24 Seconds

Annular Eclipse Timelapse

Annular Eclipse Timelapse — A series of hand-held photographs of the Annular Eclipse taken by Ginger on her cell phone using a pair of eclipse glasses held in front of the lens.

Day One — Annular Eclipse Trip

Day One — Annular Eclipse Trip. The plan is simple. We have set aside three days to drive to Odessa, Texas, which is in the middle of the Annular Eclipse track, where the weather is set to be clear and cold. We’ll watch the eclipse and then spend two or three days driving home. +2

Meanwhile, back at basecamp

Meanwhile, back at basecamp – While I’m off hiking Ginger’s enjoying her spot in the woods.

New work profile pic

I received a request for a profile pic for my voluntary work, and I don’t like the goofy picture I’m using for my profile at work, so I got out the tripod, set up the camera, and asked Ginger to take some pictures and got both fixed.

Breakfast at Denny’s – Gary

Breakfast at Denny’s – Breakfast, our first meal out in over a year.

Katie by Lanie

Katie by Lanie.

Gary eating lunch

Gary eating lunch – Day hike at Piney Creek Wilderness.

Lanie by Lanie

Lanie’s Selfie – She should know better by now, I’ll publish them all. +1

Ginger & Gary December 2020

Ginger & Gary December 2020

Grandpa

Grandpa – Grandpa and Stanley. 3 pictures

There go my backpacking plans

There go my backpacking plans – Things started to get a bit surreal as it dawned on me that I was the “Cardiac Emergency” just announced on the hospital PA system. Five-minute read, 2 pictures

Gary and the Truck Cab on the Pees Hollow Trail

Gary and the Truck Cab on the Pees Hollow Trail – Photo by Ginger. +2

Gary and Ginger — Ninth Wedding Anniversary

Gary and Ginger – Ninth Wedding Anniversary. Ginger took a ninth wedding anniversary selfie.

Connections and Degrees of Separation

Connections and Degrees of Separation – You may have heard of the idea that all the people on Earth are six or fewer steps away from each other in a human chain of contacts. The “Six degrees of separation” theory, In June this year, I discovered I was three steps away from Che Guevara. Three-minute read, 3 pictures

I don’t always …

I don’t always get my picture taken with the Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church, but when I do I make sure Congressman Emanuel Cleaver is in the picture too.

Big Fish – Alabama Lambs (Video)

Big Fish – Alabama Lambs (Video) – We found this great video on YouTube. It shows Lanie performing in Big Fish.Video: 6 minutes

Diocesan Convention – ERD Workshop

Diocesan Convention – ERD Workshop – These pictures serve to prove that on occasion I leave the confines of my office and venture out into the real world to do some work. Two-minute read, 5 pictures

Can you see what I did there?

Can you see what I did there? – Eastney Gas Engine House C1978 & 2014. In June 2014 we visited Eastney Beam Engine House,and I was surprised to find the Gas Engine House Open. I’ve not been in there in thirty years.

The 125th Annual Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri

The 125th Annual Convention of The Diocese of West Missouri – This was my first annual convention as Director of Communications with the diocese. One-minute read, 6 pictures

Gary and Ginger on the beach near Horsey, Norfolk

Gary and Ginger on the beach near Horsey, Norfolk – Lanie borrowed my camera and took these pictures. I really like them. 3 pictures

Spot the octopus…

Spot the octopus – After watching this video the best summary of my thoughts is: ‘perplexed’. Video: 4½ minutes

Some video geekery

Many years ago I managed a video/software production department. What the team would have given for access to the technology on show here. Back then cameras were big and expensive, and edit suites bigger and frighteningly expensive. 2 videos, 13 minutes total

Lancia Stratos HF Zero

Lancia Stratos HF Zero – I was a school kid when I discovered this jaw droppingly awesome car. It caught my imagination and made such an impression that forty years on, I still think it is one of the most stunning vehicles ever built. Video: 2 clips, ten-minute read, 2 pictures

Gary and Lanie tending the campfire

Gary and Lanie tending the campfire – Photo by Ginger.