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Petrified Forest National Park

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While the park has the largest collection of petrified wood in North America, it also is known for its geography. Its petrified wood collection along with a scenic badlands type look gives it a unique place in the National Park system. It is difficult to imagine today given the desert landscape, but the petrified wood […]

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My First Camera

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My very first camera was a Kodak Instamatic X-15. It came on Christmas 1970 the first year they were made. It used Kodak 126 film cartridges and GE Magicubes which initially might have been the coolest part of the camera. Every time you fired the camera a little battery would cause a mini-explosion in the […]

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Holiday Greetings

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Shortly after moving to Sun City West, I joined the local camera club Photo West.  Like most clubs they run various photo contest. One of them is their monthly contest with a different theme each month. The first contest I entered was the December contest “Holiday Greetings”. As much to my surprise as anyone’s my […]

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Hello

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To those that have found this page because you were looking for the family pictures that I had previously hosted on Smugmug, they are all here over on the ‘Family’ page. I am still working on its search functions but all the pictures are there, and I hope to be adding more. Smugmug had become […]