The Gorilla’s First Thanksgiving

The Gorilla’s First Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving day, 2010. There were a total of 16 family members for the feast. They came from Sumter, SC, Bowling Green, KY, Charlotte and Harrisburg. Over the 3 days, we laughed, played games, read books, went shopping, played with firearms, watched movies, ate...
Cleanup Time

Cleanup Time

I finally got tired of the garage looking like we just moved in. Lowe’s had a lot of choices, but I ended up with a Fasttrack system to hang stuff and two cabinets.  
Office Upgrade

Office Upgrade

Gerald got the wall unit for the office built, and we installed it this weekend. It looks fantastic. All that’s left is to add a 24 inch apple monitor. I am working on it!
Ducks

Ducks

OK. Ordinarily I would not post this shot. It doesn’t suck, but it is not a work of art by any stretch. What makes it impressive, to me anyway, is that is was shot from about 100 yards away. The new Canon 500mm f4L IS lens is a bad dude.  
Did we mention that it is cold?

Did we mention that it is cold?

Now, more on the fascinating development that it is cold… in the winter… in the mountains. Well maybe it is not so fascinating but we don’t have anything else to comment on. Using our new Canon 500mm lens to reach out and grab these shots from the...
Documentary evidence of how cold it is

Documentary evidence of how cold it is

In case you thought I was joking about it being too cold to go outside, I made a little video this morning. Dang, it’s cold! Fortunately I had a long lens for the camera, so I shot it standing inside my warm house.  ...