Morning rain

It’s been quite a long time since I walked along the Palisades; when the skies are blue and the temperatures mild, the trails are full of other folks walking, running, or riding bikes. This morning I calculated that the misty weather would mean fewer people — and I was right. It may have had to do partly with the fact […]

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Morning standoff

A couple of the local feral kittens recently discovered the brown squirrels who love to scamper around the trees in our front yard, and now every morning one or another of the feline siblings is waiting patiently among the tree roots. These young cats don’t seem interested in trying to climb the tree; I guess they are just hoping one […]

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Magical filter

I’m embarassed to admit that I am a very lazy photographer. I’ve accumulated some pretty decent equipment, and over the past two years I’ve had plenty of time to study the basics of photography and to improve my skills. Instead, I mostly wander around and shoot whatever catches my eye — without bothering to get a serious grasp on using […]

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