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2019 Olympus Rally, Part II – What Amber Saw

May 17, 2019


Why two parts, you ask? Simple, because after taking hundreds of shots (I personally took 700) for the event, and looking at them on our cameras, Amber who had been standing quietly and patiently revealed that she had been standing behind us videoing the entire event. Once we say these we were much chagrined, headsplapping […]

2019 Olympus Rally, Part I – What Bernard and I Saw

May 17, 2019


Last fall, Bernard and I hit the Tour de Forest Rally on the OP out of Shelton.  We had so much fun that this spring we dragged Amber back for the Olympus Rally. I’m a little fuzzy on the details but I think this is the first time this rally has been held in 20 […]

Pie for Breakfast, Pie for Dinner

July 7, 2015


4th of July in Rye Fireworks in the Blood Growing up in NH and then moving out west, it took me a long time to realize how regional the Fourth of July is.  I remember the bicentennial and how the 4th lasted 3 days, with parades, frog jumping, pie eating, obstacle courses, bicycle races, and […]

Breakfasting on Chocolate and Wine at the Edge of the World

May 2, 2015


Shi Shi, Sol Duc, Marrowstone Island, Cape Flattery, and Beaver Falls A great weekend which could’ve been slightly better had not both my 18-200mm DSLR and my Mamiya 100-200 lenses bit the dust. Woke up to snow, but persevered anyway to a magical day.  As always if you enjoy, please like, share, or comment.

Daniel Webster Birthplace

September 24, 2014


“I Prefer to Die before I’m Buried” – Daniel Webster when he was offered the Vice Presidency This blog is really a family effort: my Dad is doing the talking, my nephew took the video, and my sister took the pictures. New England is rich with history and historical places seem to be around every […]

Sundays with Mauro

September 14, 2014


I  Had a Plan Our last trip, I wanted to go to Jack’s Pass and fish the North Fork of the Sky. Instead we parked where the road washed out, and waded up to the other side, the side we would hit if we had driven another 45 minutes. I did it a few days […]

Crotch Town Chronicles

July 20, 2014


Brook Trout Sea Anchors and Other Misadventures How a 10″ Brookie saved me from a soaking Recently I made my annual trip home for the 4th of July and also for my sister’s wedding. Both my sister and my parents live in Franklin, NH, once called “Crotch Town” because two rivers, the Pemigewasset and Winnipesaukee, […]