Category Archives: Sky

Flying Panda!

So it’s 71 degrees in the middle of February in Chicago.  What’s the logical thing to do?  Have a picnic in your front yard.  The sky was gin clear and blue as I’ve ever seen it, so I laid down on my back and threw my son’s toy panda up in the sky and took…

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Seattle

With my third trip to Seattle I’m still trying to figure out what this place is about, but I think I’ve now just pegged it:  grunge-Frasier-gay-tree hugger-punk rock-seafood-artsy-green…yeah, that about sums it up.  A very interesting blend of upscale and expensive, graffiti and green, homeless and downtrodden.  A Starbucks on every other corner, intermingled with…

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Vancouver Rocks

Never in a million years did I think I’d ever say these words:  there is a North American city that is better than Chicago. Vancouver has a vibe that can’t be described.  Glass-and-steel high rises with a backdrop of Pacific-Northwest pine forests, mountains and ocean make this an incredibly beautiful city.  Same could be said…

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Thunderstorm!

Ever since I was a little boy I’ve been fascinated by weather. Thunderstorms, lightning, heavy rain, ominous clouds…even the elusive tornado (never seen one, but I want to…big time). After a day of golfing in the hot sun, evening approached and the once-blue sky started to darken. Minute by minute more storm clouds came on…

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  • DannaAugust 8, 2011 - 3:53 pm

    Ryan,

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    • adminDecember 31, 2011 - 5:43 pm

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Dominican Honeymoon

Nothing like a December wedding, followed by an immediate trip to an all-inclusive resort located on the turqois waters and white sand beaches of the Dominican Republic. While we enjoyed 87 degrees, sunshine, a steady island breeze and a candlelight Christmas dinner for two on the beach, back home our friends and family were living…

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  • georgiaJanuary 17, 2011 - 3:32 pm

    so happy for you and your wife!!! eeeeek! that is awesome!

    your honeymoon location looks like it must have been like heaven! great pictures! your wife is very beautiful. and she is obviously a good photographer too… that photo she took of you with your chin resting on the edge of the pool is so cool! very artistic! you both look so happy.

    many many congratulations to you both!ReplyCancel