On my walk to work the past few days, I’ve noticed more flowers in bloom. Spring must be here! It being Southern California, I can’t say it was a cold winter, but it’s nice to have things be warming up. I’m sure this will soon turn my attention to doing more running, hiking, and climbing in the mountains. But for now, here are some wildflower pictures for you to enjoy.
Friday, 29 March 2013
Thursday, 21 March 2013
The week I left for the school on star formation (look for a future post wrapping that up) I woke up early to hike Echo Mountain, just North of Pasadena. It was a beautiful morning and I was rewarded with a photo worth sharing:
More photos of the hike can be found on flickr.
Thursday, 29 November 2012
Friday, 5 October 2012
A little over a week ago I was just about to head out on an evening run. I stepped out the door and started moving. Almost immediate after my feet hit the pavement I saw an impressive sight: beyond the house at the end of the road I could see a huge thunderhead. Dusk was being accompanied by an impressive fireworks display happening to the North!
Being safely out of the storm’s range, I backtracked to retrieve my camera and did my best to capture some photos of the lightning-illuminated cloud. I think I had decent success…
Friday, 6 July 2012
I spent Wednesday evening in Scottsville, VA, celebrating Independence Day. The have quite a fireworks show for a small town; I watched it from the top of a hill owned by one of Kelly’s Dad’s friends. Night, fireworks, and hand-held photography doesn’t mix well but I managed to capture a few acceptable shots, including this one: