We Had a Small Storm Come Ashore Yesterday…

And here is the 34 second time-lapse to prove it. I had to end it when I did because the rains started. You can see the clouds moving in an enormous circular pattern indicated by the wind model below from the windy.com website. They were coming from the north heading south miles out to sea and then turn and head… Continue reading

Lovin’ the Photos Memories: Gold Beach @Myers Creek

Here’s another Photos memory Apple’s AI created from some of my iPhone photos and video. It just picks these and puts this all together and then shares it with me on my phone. I still find it amazing! This video features scenes of the ocean here around Meyers Creek1 along the southern Oregon coast. https://photos.smugmug.com/IPhoneography/IPhone-Memories/i-HDZ2hNg/0/39e6accb/1280/2021101412490549-6053879475786295023-Gold%20Beach%20-%20Aug%2017%2C%202020-1280.mp4 For the growing collection of… Continue reading

Turns of Phrase That Caught My Attention (part 2)

This is my second post in a series of unknown length. (I had never planned to make it a series of posts.) You can read the first list of four turns of phrase that caught my eye at this link. A reminder of what this post is (from the first post): On occasion I come across an expression that really… Continue reading

Throwback Thursday Photo Retrospective (3 of 12)

Below are more old photos from my vintage Instagram account now long since deleted. The top left photo is of the dining room in a wonderful hotel in which we stayed in San Francisco when we were house hunting there, knowing that Steve was being transferred to the city. When walking north along the strand, around El Segundo along the… Continue reading

Throwback Thursday Photo Retrospective (2 of 12)

Below are more old photos from my vintage Instagram account now long since deleted. The first photo (top left) was shot on the grounds of Jerpoint Abbey in Thomastown, Ireland. The photo was shot with a Canon 5D Mark II, not an iPhone. I later used the iPhone Instagram app, imported the photo, and applied one of Instagrams filters. The… Continue reading

From My Old Barbershops: Two As-Yet-Untold Stories about Relationships

Through the years I’ve written several blog posts on my experiences at various barbershops throughout my life. Rather than repeat any of that content, I’ll just put the links to those posts below. But this post will be about two shop stories I’ve never shared before. 2008: My First (and Last) CA Surfer Dude Do2010: The Tonsorial Parlor2011: Now This… Continue reading