Electric Bicycles. Humans pale in comparison to the avian species when it comes to physical endurance but put a human on a bicycle and they are out ahead of the flock. Add some electrical assist to the equation and it becomes….
Seattle recoded this October as being the wettest in history. I just moved back here after spending the last seven years living in Japan. The fall colors were on full display and I was out to see them both in the rain and on the few sunny days we did have. As an aviator I like….
Back in Seattle again. I’m taking a months vacation to reflect on the balance of work and play. For me it is a thin line and requires me to be ever mindful and conscious of. I caught up with an old friend who flu into town to visit me while I am here. I know Seattle is the home of Starbucks but….
Rowing Seattle is the thing to do. With all it’s lakes and waterways other then up and down the hills on your bicycle, what better way to get in a good workout. While out in Seattle doing some sailing my aunt invited me to…
I love sailing and take every chance I get to go out on the water. This was in the Puget Sound with light winds and 90 degree temperatures a few days ago. I like checking out how…
Hiking in the Cascades. What amazing weather we have had in Washington this summer. I had the chance to visit the Columbia river gorge (previous post) in eastern Washington and last week I hiked along the Pacific Coast Trail (PCT) starting from Snoqualmie Pass all they way up to the top of Chikamin Peak. We camped the first night at….
The skate park up on Capital Hill where I took my nephews is fun for all ages. This guy almost jumped over my head. Pretty cool in my book. Every time I go to a skate park I think, if only I had a few speed lights I could cook up some magic lighting. I will have to bring them next time. Not just speed lights but my HSS set up for the Sony A7RII. If your into Sony camera’s or any others for that matter this is a….
Killer whales up close. Last weekend I went up to the San Juan islands in search of whales. I hopped on a boat in Anacortes and sailed south for a few hours. Somewhere in the Puget Sound near Port Townsend we found three….
I have spent the last two weeks hanging out here in Washington with family which is always a treat. We spent a few days out in eastern Washington along the meandering Columbia river in wine country. Staying at the infamous….