Travel and Taxes

What's that old Ben Franklin saying? "... in life nothing is certain, except death and taxes." April is Tax Month in the USA but also a good time to be travelling.

19th Mar
Blooming Tulip Macro - digital painting - taken with a Nikon D300 camera and Nikon 105 VR macro lens

Grand Cayman: Paradise Found

Rarely does anyone have anything to say about the rest of Grand Cayman island except as a place to drive through and turn back around.

03rd Mar
My toes at Rum Point - taken with an Apple iPhone 4S

Grand Cayman: The Islands Club Condos review

The Islands Club Condos, on Seven-Mile Beach, boasts 2, 3 and 4-bedroom suites. The property and staff are highly-rated on TripAdvisor and other review sites, so kudos to my new friend, Robert Bodden, Manager!

25th Feb
The Islands Club Condos view to the sea - taken with a Nikon D300 camera and Nikon 18-200 VR lens

Nikon Capture NX-D (beta) software review

I did a quick comparison of all 3 products: Capture NX-D, Capture NX2 and View NX2. In plain English: Capture NX-D is not an update of Capture NX2. Below, I've listed some obvious differences... I'm no longer intrigued or impressed.

25th Feb
Nikon Capture NX-D in use for quick review

Nikon News Flash 2014-02-25: DS4 DSLR and Capture NX-D software

Nikon News Flash! Just this morning, Nikon released the new Nikon DS4 DSLR and Capture NX-D Software.

25th Feb
News Flash Feb 25, 2014: Nikon Capture NX-D Software

Chicago-transplant Chef in Grand Cayman

I think everyone has heard the oft-told tale of leaving everything behind in America, going somewhere yet unknown, and finding success. Meet Chef Jason of Over the Edge Cafe on the North Side of Grand Cayman Island. He came for vacation from Chicago with a friend in 2012 and has never left.

23rd Feb
Chef Jason of Over the Edge Cafe in North Side, Grand Cayman