Oscar Salazar

Petco Park, San Diego, CA August 31, 2010 8:42 PM San Diego — San Diego Padres outfielder Oscar Salazar (centre on the jumbotron) left Monday night’s game against Washington after hurting himself while making a spectacular over-the-shoulder catch in the seventh inning. With a runner on first, one out and the Padres leading 2-1, Salazar…

A Bright Fog

Along the New Navy Base Road near West Humboldt. Eureka, CA. September 10, 2009  8:48 PM We had decided to explore Eureka and discovered this area which is on a little strip of land separated from Eureka by the Arcata Bay. The heavy fog had a brightness to it because the sun had not set. …

One “Magic” Christmas

Our first pet, “Magic”, was a delicate creature in spite of her wolfish appearance.  She was a Canadian Champion and won the biggest crown of “Best in Show”.   She maintained the dignity befitting that title. The retired show dog was given to us on a trial basis.  We were to keep her for a…

Twin Towers

New York City May, 2000 The Twin Towers standing tall and proud.  Little did we know back then that in just over a year later they would be attacked.  The destruction that it caused, not only physically to those buildings, but mentally and emotionally to the world. We all have visual memories and emotional memories….

Johnson Canyon

Johnson Canyon, Banff National Park, Alberta July 5, 1995 The “Ink Pots” at the top end of the Johnston Canyon trail.  It was a beautiful hike which I would love to do again.  Even though the picture quality is not the same as it is in today’s technological world, it still captured a moment I…

A Beautiful Hardship

North West of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan July 11, 2010  Between 1:00 and 5:00 PM From the air, you see colored patterns that are not created by an artist but a farmer trying to make a living.  Their purpose is to make what they can with the waterlogged fields that nature gave them.  Instead of straight lines,…

Cadence

1996 – 2005 Our puppy never grew up.  Yes, in dog years she was 63 when she passed away.  As far as she was concerned she was living human years.  In her mind, she was 9 years old. We had scarred her puppy brain when she was at 8 months.  Believing she was like her…

Children and their Parents

The quiet moments and enthusiasm between parent and child are shown in the set of six photos. The excitement at sporting events such as the Rider Green and White Day, LA Dodgers and San Francisco Giants. The quiet moments at the Japanese Tea Garden and Tijuana. A child spinning an umbrella beside her mother at…

A Canola Backdrop

The Crooked Bush, just outside of Hepburn, Saskatchewan July 24th, 2010 4:25 PM The canola field sits just on the edge of The Crooked Bush.  Amber, with camera in hand, was taking closeups of the canola.  I, on the other hand, was taking distant shots.  This is my baby against a colorful backdrop.

Denver Heat Reflections

Denver, CO July 16, 2010 10:30AM It was a heat filled 37C temperature.  With the aide of concrete and glass, it was probably even hotter.  The glass tower reflected more than just the old brick architecture.   It reflected rays of light against a modern building.