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

Photoshop CS6 beta; are you plugged in or out?

In the olden days of Adobe Photoshop upgrades, all we had to...

22nd Mar
Apples and Pears Photoshop CS6 beta screenshot - taken with a Nikon D300 camera and Tamron 17-50 lens

Writer’s Block: try some oil

With van Gogh in my head and no paintbrushes to be found, I tried some software that had been laying dormant since late fall. In a raffle at the Nature Visions expo last November, I won Alien Skin's bundled software package.

01st Mar
Oil Painting in Alien Skin SnapArt3 defaults - taken with a Nikon D300 camera and Nikon 105 VR macro lens

A Tale of Two

Scott Kelby’s Worldwide Photo Walk occurred much later in the year than...

05th Oct

The Big “O” in Las Vegas

When a mature single woman goes to Vegas for her birthday it’s...

25th Sep

Travel stories: Road Kill Stew Madeiran-style

On one cold rainy Funchal, Madeira December night in 2008, I was...

02nd Jul