I didn’t get a digital camera until 2004, so that’s when i started adding photos to brighten up the pages.  Virtually all the photos are mine, and i have credited the photographer for the handful that aren’t.  The master plan here is to retrofit a few of my photos into the earlier journals, but don’t hold your breath.

Here’s a madrone tree at Saratoga Springs:

Arbutus menziesii


Click on a year below to see the entries in chronological order.  In 2013 i created the blog in response to demands from readers that the newest thing should be on top.  The journals since then are composed of my blog entries rearranged in calendar order.  Yes, you can have it both ways.

This website originated in my being offered the opportunity to write some material for the fine NoeHill website, and i did that for a number of years until i finally got my own website as an exercise in independence.