Photo of the Week: Round and Round

I recently bought a new camera because I needed something high-quality and ultra-compact/lightweight.  Too many times, I found myself lamenting that I had only the dismal quality of my phone to capture a truly remarkable sight.  I'd occasionally grab my big camera when the clouds promised a colorful sunrise, but…

Photo of the Week: Simplicity

Sometimes, some of my favorite photos are of the most simple things.  It's refreshing to stare at nature's patterns, free from the overwhelming complexity of intricately framed scenes. We went to the beach last weekend, and amidst the endless storms crashing into the shoreline, we were given a rare treat:…

Rainy

Bonus!  I'm taking a quick break from the Japan posts and throwing an extra one out this week.  This is to talk about something near and dear to every Northwesterner's heart: rain. The Pacific Northwest has been pummeled by record rainfall this week, creating rivers in the streets and flooding…