Visions of Napa Valley ~ vintage 2011

Captured with: nikon d700, 85 mm f/1.4. (Click an image to progress through the lightbox)View full post »

Grapes, cheese and St. Helena…

With both girls in college, for the first time in 18 years Helen and I are footloose and free of most school-relatedView full post »

“Mustang Morning Sunrise”

Nevada high desert buckskin stallion and his mare get a little spooky as we approached just after sunrise…View full post »

Places of worship ~ Naxos, Greece

While visiting Greece this summer Maddie and I were fascinated with the number of churches – big, small andView full post »

“High Desert Colt”

A young wild Nevada colt, mom and dad heading out across the desert shortly after sunrise…. Captured with: nikonView full post »

Portrait of a Wild Buckskin Mare

It was just a week ago now that we were hiking among one of the treasures of western North America. The high desertView full post »

Nevada Wild Stallions ~ “survival of the fittest”

Last Saturday as Helen, Ann & I got closer to the waterhole, the young stallions started flexing their muscles andView full post »

Nevada’s Wild Horses ~ “waterhole walk”

The horses in Nevada’s northern high desert have a social structure much like ours. Likewise they are creatures ofView full post »

Nevada’s wild horses

Helen and I were lucky to be able to spend today with her sister, Ann in the high desert mountains of northern Nevada.View full post »

Texas Ranch Life ~ “man’s best friends….”

Living in the central Texas ranch communities lends itself often to a simpler life style. The speed of the world seemsView full post »

“the horse whisperer”

Some people have a spirit about them such that they are just naturally gifted with animals. It’s hard-wired intoView full post »

Kenny Wayne Sheperd Band – “Here I Go”

It has been crazy around here this past two weeks with getting Maddie & Kelly down to their respectiveView full post »

Hillside garden ~ Island of Naxo, Aegean Sea, Greece

Maddie & I had this view for a moment in June…. Captured with: d700, 24-70mm, f/2.8.View full post »

Macro Monday ~ “bad hair day”

This is how I feel some Monday mornings – a little lost, overwhelmed and fuzzy. Usually because we try and packView full post »

Brother Clayton ~ Pastor, Church of Christ – Belize

Three years ago on a hot, humid Sunday morning I visited a small church in a rough part of the township ofView full post »

Maddie’s shoes….

During Maddie’s trip to Greece, she told me that there was only one thing that she wanted to purchase…anView full post »

Texas Drought….praying for a hurricane?

Since returning from recent trips, I have been very busy at work and attending a meeting in Dallas last week.View full post »

North Belize Medical Mission ~ “those who care”

Above is a “flash-based” slideshow with audio of a series of portraits taken two weeks ago during ourView full post »

New wallpaper…

This image is currently the wallpaper on my iMac at home. I have come to cherish interesting and uniqueView full post »

Patchakan – “village of happiness”

Patchakan was the second village we worked in last week. This was the third year in a row that I have been there. ThisView full post »

“Tears for Corozal”

Last week our first stop on the mobile clinic tour of north Belize was Corozal, which is the main town in theView full post »

Amber Gris Caye, go fast boats & sharks

Last night the North Belize Medical Team returned from the Corozal District after breaking down the last clinicView full post »

“Circo Ponce Grande”

Today we set up our mobile clinic in the town of San Joaquin which is a village between Corozal and Belize CityView full post »

Children of North Belize

There is nothing more precious than children. They represent our successes from the past and hope for the future. ThisView full post »

North Belize Medical Mission

Almost forty of us devoted to helping the people in the Corozal District of Belize arrived in Belize City this pastView full post »

“Inside the Hagia Sophia”

Once a church, then a mosque ~ now a contrast of Christianity and Islam. Certainly the Hagia Sophia is one of theView full post »

Visions of Santorini

It has almost been a month since Maddie and I have visited Santorini in Greece. I am still working my way through theView full post »

USCRA roping in Stephenville

The US Calf Roping Assoc. is holding a three day roping here in Stephenville out at the Lone Star. I was able to spendView full post »

Chasing the Firecracker 100

Taken yesterday while following the Firecracker 100 race in Stephenville, Texas. The event is sponsored by theView full post »

Racing barrels @ the Lone Star

Images shot last weekend at the Lone Star Arena, Stephenville, Texas. Captured with: nikon d700, 400mm @ f/3.2, 1/800,View full post »

Athens ~ year of living dangerously

These are images from a calmer Athens three weeks ago in and around Symtagma Square, where the nationalView full post »

“Temple of Apollo”

This is the sunset view looking westward to the Aegean Sea on a hill with the remaining “Portara” orView full post »

Barrel racing ~ Lone Star Arena

Out at the Lone Star Arena this weekend the girls have taken over and are running barrels for money and pride.View full post »

Slowing down in Naxos…

One week after our return and I’m already missing the people, experiences and places we visited in theView full post »

Fishing the Bosphorus

Last Thursday I got up before sunrise at our hotel overlooking the Bosphorus River which separates Istanbul to watch theView full post »