Take Photos Like It’s 1999

The year was 1999. Good quality digital cameras were in their infancy and the photography magazine that was delivered to my mailbox every month included articles passionately arguing the merits of digital vs film. Even then, digital photography felt like the inevitable winner to me but as I wrote this story, I remember why there … More Take Photos Like It’s 1999

Photo Friday ‘Seattle Skyline and Market’ April 18, 2014

I recently returned from a visit to Seattle, where we were checking out the site of a future conference. One of the highlights of the visit was getting to view the Seattle skyline from the water and a visit to the famous Farmer’s Market. The colors at the market were an intense contrast to Seattle’s … More Photo Friday ‘Seattle Skyline and Market’ April 18, 2014

Australian Adventures Part 1 – Melbourne

I recently returned from a 15 day trip to the state of Victoria in Australia. Wonderful people, food and scenery marked this adventure. The next few blog posts will describe some of the different parts of the journey. Today-Melbourne. I have a very difficult time explaining my job to friends and family–and even co-workers. Suffice … More Australian Adventures Part 1 – Melbourne

“Irish Scenery” Photo Friday July 19, 2013

A few photos from our recent family trip to Ireland. This first one is a display of Viking-era swords at the national history/archaeological museum in Dublin. One of the things that made Ireland so amazing for me was the sense of age and history in everything, especially compared to Nebraska, where something 100 years old … More “Irish Scenery” Photo Friday July 19, 2013