Crater Lake

On the drive from Atlanta to the Oregon coast, we stopped at Crater Lake in south-central Oregon for an early morning visit. We beat the traffic and long line at the entrance. The air was chilled and refreshing. The views were gorgeous! With a depth of 1,949 feet, Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States and the… Continue reading

Sir Sean Connery, RIP

How quickly time goes by. I had no idea Sean Connery was 90 years old! I always liked his acting and the roles he would choose to play. I found this anecdote about him, from Wikipedia, interesting: Connery’s first job was as a milkman in Edinburgh with St. Cuthbert’s Co-operative Society.[22] In 2009, Connery recalled a conversation in a taxi:When… Continue reading

The Tree that Defies Gravity

When we were in the process of purchasing our home, the home inspector asked if we had noticed what he called “the tree that defies gravity.” Neither of us had. Here are some photos of the tree that literally defies gravity. I think it’s an old growth Sitka Spruce, but I’m not 100% certain. Tree hugging Steve is in the… Continue reading