Today we did our annual Purgatory Chasm hike, followed by a paddle.
Entries from August 2008
August 17th, 2008 · Comments Off
August 16th, 2008 · 1 Comment
Our garden has had its ups and downs. Most notably, a hailstorm in late June devastated several plants, tearing leaves and stripping branches off of the green peppers and several other plants. But when we got back from vacation, we were greeted with our first big harvest. We had several cherry tomatoes, large tomatoes, chard, [...]
Tags: Our backyard
August 14th, 2008 · Comments Off
I was looking for a lightweight tripod for travel, something that would fit in a suitcase and be reasonably compact and light to carry, but still be sturdy and usable enough to support a DSLR with 70-200mm f/2.8 lens. For quite some time I’ve owned a Manfrotto 3021PRO, which is an inexpensive aluminum tripod and [...]
Tags: Photo Gear
August 6th, 2008 · Comments Off
We’ve had a fun and exciting week exploring the Pacific Northwest. Specifically, we explored Seattle WA, Portland OR, Mt. Saint Helens, and enjoyed a weekend at a beach house in Depoe Bay, OR. View my gallery of happy snappies or read more for the full report.
Tags: Family Vacations