12/25/2015

Best Shot of 2015


Death Valley from Zabriskie Point.

I went to Death Valley to do a 200K ride (that's approximately 122.5 mi.) . The actual ride was `27.9 miles, as sown below.
 

The ride began and ended at the Furnace Creek Ranch.  From there I rode north to Ubehebe Crater, then turned around and went back to Furnace Creek with a detour to Stove Pipe Wells. A 12.5 hour effort.  Though it was 37F when I departed at 6am, the temperature got up to 60F during the afternoon. Cooling off quickly after sunset.

This photo above was taken at Zabriskie Point the day before when driving into Death Valley.  I can't overstate the stark beauty of the place. Though I recommend going in the winter, when it isn't baking.

12/05/2015

11/25/2015

10/25/2015

10/16/2015

10/10/2015

9/10/2015

Maintenance Isn't Quite What It Used To Be...

An old C-47, or DC-3 depending on if you prefer its military or civilian designation.  THis was taken atthe Beech City, Ohio airport.  It was basically a mowed field.

7/11/2015

6/28/2015

Female and male Northern Shovelers.

5/17/2015

5/02/2015

4/19/2015

3/06/2015

City




Then and now, sort of...
Cream, one  of my favorite bands. Their music is still fresh after all these years.
Below are two clips of them performing the same song live. One in 1968, the other in 2005.
Listen and enjoy. Then go listen to the album version.
RIP Jack Bruce, who died last fall. Gone, but not forgotten.





2/10/2015

1/03/2015

Happy New Years!

Let's hope 2015 is a better year than 2014 was.



Here's a beautiful video shot with a drone and a GoPro, enjoy.


More drone footage of Obama's, Holder's, Pelosi's, & Reid's fundamental transformation of America.