On a recent visit to the Greenville County Library, I picked a copy of the Greenville County Historic Sites Driving Tour, which is published by the Library. I finally got around to looking through it, and saw that there was a companion website which contains all of the information and photos from the printed version, … Continue reading Historic Driving Tour of Greenville
This was just one example of the obstacles for our Memorial Day Disc Golf Round at Holmes Park. Not only was there a volleyball net stretching across the fifth fairway, but the ninth basket was completely missing, having been removed to make way for new playground equipment. Either have a disc golf course, or … Continue reading What’s wrong with this picture?
Heard over the intercom… Assistance needed in the blind cutting area, Assistance needed in the blind cutting area. How nice! Lowes provides a special cutting area just for blind people. Continue reading Blinded by the…
In all my ranting about pedestrians, I forgot to post my reason for being out and about yesterday. The early morning light was quite nice. I first stopped by the historic Springwood Cemetery downtown and got a few shots. Next, I headed on over to Falls Park to see if I could get the silky … Continue reading Silky Water
This morning I got up very early to catch the soft morning light. As I was driving along Wade Hampton Blvd, I noticed several people walking. In most cities, this would be no big deal. But this is Greenville. One does not walk unless one has no access to a car. I automatically began to … Continue reading Walkers
Despite some threatening clouds in our area, we decided to take the convertible up through Pisgah National Forest and onto the Blue Ridge Parkway. The roads were a bit crowded, as one might expect for a holiday weekend, but the weather held off and we had a nice drive. I battled the crowds at Looking … Continue reading Parkway
Another one of my photos was selected for the Nikon Stunning Gallery. It’s tucked inside, so you have to click the "More" button at the top. Continue reading Another Stunning Shot
"It must be Thursday. I never could get the hang of Thursday’s." In memory of Douglas Adams, participants are requested to carry a towel with them all day. Continue reading Happy Towel Day!
I was checking e-mail on my Blackberry and typing with my thumbs, when Laura relayed and observation made by our friends, John & Sandy. They have two kids (pictured above) who are true digital natives. Sandy noticed that the kids tend to do everything with their thumbs as opposed to their index fingers. Pressing … Continue reading Digital Natives – Thumb Evolution
I should be teaching. That realization hit me like a ton of bricks during dinner this evening. It seems that every time I learn something new, I immediately try to figure out some way to teach it. Take for example my recent discovery about SLR vs DSLR lenses – my first thought was to post … Continue reading Teaching