2020-04-28: Juvenile Loggerhead Shrike

2020-04-27: Rotary Park Morning

2020-04-19: Attempting some evening HDR shots again. Still not enthusiastic about Affinity Photo’s masking …

2020-04-17: Staying at home has improved my coffee considerably. It has also made me start looking at espresso …

2020-04-16: I’m starting to get the flow with working at home. Not sure how I can go back to my cube without …

2020-04-15: Magnolia opening

2020-04-14: Female Cardinal with her mate in the background.

2020-04-14: Just a little hop.

2020-04-12: The wind has kicked up some chop in the ponds.

2020-04-09: Today was officially Too Hot outside.

2020-04-09: Welcome to Thursday (which is the same as every other day)!

2020-04-08: First attempt at doing anything with HDR. Quite the learning curve to even get Affinity Photo‘s Tone …

2020-04-06: Evening cycling ended with an incredible sunset. I was about 10 minutes too late for the peak.

2020-04-06: Hei-hei is my WFH copilot

2020-04-05: So glad that we got some rain around here. Retention ponds were starting to look a little dry around …

2020-04-03: Setting down

2020-04-03: It’s good to see that Starbucks is as essential as every other business in town.

2020-04-01: It’s time to relive 2007. YTMND is back

2020-04-01: Last night’s sun set. We’ve been spending a lot of time outside in the evening.

2020-03-28: Osprey squatters

2020-03-27: Broke the bike out today to get out for a little workout and to hunt for a few photos. 5 miles and …

2020-03-25: The kids have now realized I’m going to be home much more than normal and, thus, cannot leave me …

2020-03-24: Today’s work location: the dining room table. Kids are up late this morning but the birds are ready …

2020-03-23: One of my favorite birds: the American Kestrel. Can’t believe I got this shot.

2020-03-22: Hard times in the quarantine. Drastic times call for drastic measures.

2020-03-22: Baby Great Horned Owl in our local park. According to the park ranger, the siblings have fledged, …

2020-03-17: I didn’t realize that Diablo 3 Season 20 had started last week. We started a Barbarian and Wizard …

2020-03-16: Tried my hand at some macro the other day. Just a zoom lens and high shutter speeds. Really thinking …

2020-03-15: Good news is that we know that L can now climb anywhere. Bad news is that she dropped a bottle of …

2020-03-14: Waves

2020-03-14: With this quarratine, I have a feeling we are going to see a boom in the podcast birth rate.

2020-03-13: Today at the gym: Didn’t feel like I was at my peak, but pretty good. Made some progress on a V5 I’d …

2020-03-10: I normally just get coffee. Today, I felt like something a little more special.

2020-03-09: Got up on time this morning only to realize that…I’m an hour late. Apparently I can’t read …

2020-03-08: Route Animation: Pink V4 Pockets Had a bit of time to sit down and work on a new route animation. This pink V4 route was the first …

2020-03-07: Second Place, Wildlife at Pelican Island Conservation Society Photography Contest

2020-03-07: Here is the first stage on final burn returning all the way to ground.

2020-03-07: I was waiting for the first picture to stop processing while the first stage separated and second …

2020-03-07: SpaceX Falcon 9 launch, 3/6/2020. Right as I disconnected the shutter release, the golf course …

2020-03-06: Also was very happy to have a friend recommend I’m With Her covering Vampire Weekend’s “Hannah Hunt” …

2020-03-06: Got caught up is finding some covers where an artist completely owns the song in their own style. …

2020-03-05: 🧗‍♀️New route night🧗🏼‍♂️ at the gym means plenty of fun routes with no ratings yet. However, I did …

2020-03-04: Riverside walk

2020-03-03: Eau Gallie has some nice murals. Really should get down here for a walk.

2020-03-03: Ratings have gone up on all the routes from the Local Only Climbing Comp. I’ve updated my post with …

2020-03-02: This weekend’s pollen count must have been very high. Having itching eyes and a running nose all day …

2020-03-01: C has learned that Siri is a thing and that Siri responds to voice. He’s learned that he can …

2020-03-01: Lil Stinker

2020-02-29: One from below

2020-02-28: Smokin’

2020-02-27: Some real dedication to carve this one.

2020-02-27: Better run!

2020-02-26: I like the idea of the Kolude Keyboard with a USB-C hub built in for the iPad Pro. I just don’t …

2020-02-26: Pro: I’m productive with my sunrise shots. Con: This was another 5 am awakening.

2020-02-25: A few more from yesterday morning after finding time to process them.

2020-02-24: For all you birders out there, important rules on the use of ‘birb’. …

2020-02-24: Me: It’s 5am.. Brain: Yeah, well, I’m ready Me: I’m not Brain: But there could be dawn pictures out …

2020-02-23: Beautiful sunny day At Intracoastal Left: The Yard Blueberry Pancake Milkshake Double IPA This …

2020-02-23: Sent in my entires for the Pelican Island Wildlife Photography Competition. First competiton I’ve …

2020-02-22: The Greek Festival isn’t a festival with a little bit of Greek dancing and singing.

2020-02-22: I just wanted one cup of coffee this morning. Couldn’t find the kcup insert for the single serve …

2020-02-21: “Hot Dog Dynasty” gets me every time I see it.

2020-02-20: A: “We need to find you a hip hop class.” C: “Yeah, I’m going to hip that hop!”

2020-02-20: Downtown in the evening

2020-02-19: I love the space created between the judges and the competitor.

2020-02-18: I’ve started to become more interested in learning how to modify Fujifilm film simulation profiles …

2020-02-18: Opposed

2020-02-17: Cool nights under the stars

2020-02-16: Colton and I started playing Pokemon Shield tonight. He’s been so excited to play through his …

2020-02-16: Rest

2020-02-15: One is interested in food. The other, drink.

2020-02-15: One of my favorite routes that requires quite a bit of balance.

2020-02-15: I’m so used to listening to Morning Edition in the shower during the week that Saturday mornings are …

2020-02-14: The warm morning sun

2020-02-13: Boundary layer. The visibility was much worse than it looks like in this picture.

2020-02-12: Additional photos from this morning’s foggy morning. I’m quickly realizing that the morning is my …

2020-02-12: “Watch out, Daddy!” Colton exclaimed. “Coming in hot!” he yelled as he ran by.

2020-02-12: Never waste a foggy morning.

2020-02-11: The other end of the farm

2020-02-10: Must have been a weird moon tonight as the climbing gym had a lot more people at it than normal for …

2020-02-10: Unfortunately I didn’t have a shutter release to get a long exposure shot of the Atlas 5 launch, but …

2020-02-09: A Moment

2020-02-08: Causeway

2020-02-07: A favorite meal to cook, from above

2020-02-06: April has put together a bunch of hydroponics systems recently. Here’s her NFT setup with plantings.

2020-02-05: Not well hidden

2020-02-04: February’s Camera Club theme was Wheels. Class B 3rd Place

2020-02-04: These will hit the spot 😋

2020-02-03: Morning reflection

2020-02-02: Backwater

2020-02-02: The Locals Only Comp The Locals Only Comp The comp is done! I feel that I firmly landed somewhere just short of the …

2020-02-01: A Focus on Bouldering: One Year Later A Focus on Bouldering: One Year Later This week is one year since I got a membership at the local …

2020-01-31: First Shots First shots “I never knew you did that”, my nephew told me. He was looking at some …

2020-01-30: New routes went up! They look to have a decent difficulty! Except they say “If you are competing on …

2020-01-27: Shoe prep

2020-01-26: Dive

2020-01-26: At a show with Steve Martin and Martin Short. There is a banjo on stage and I am very excited.

2020-01-26: Happy to have brother pushing.

2020-01-24: We’ve had a lot of cloud cover around here that has created some very interesting textures and flat …

2020-01-22: Yep, I ended up buying the lenses and an X-T30.

2020-01-21: Not a good day when the engine in your hybrid is supposed to turn on and doesn’t.

2020-01-21: There is an easy way to be humbled in life: Try climbing a competition route from a youth …

2020-01-20: A long weekend with a Fujifilm X-T30 A long weekend with Fuji My micro.blog feed has had some sort of daily picture for the past few …

2020-01-19: I volunteered to run check in this morning with for the youth climbing comp again. This time, I had …

2020-01-19: Female Red-bellied Woodpecker (Acros fim simulation, modified)

2020-01-18: Our climbing gym has been closed for the last week to host USA Climbing’s District Youth …

2020-01-18: April: I don’t know what a group of foxes is called. Colton, age 4: Are you going to have to Google …

2020-01-17: Pineda Causeway at dawn

2020-01-16: Loggerhead Shrike

2020-01-14: Bougainvillea flowers

2020-01-13: Good morning!

2020-01-12: Red-Bellied Woodpecker

2020-01-11: Path to the Darkside, left. A tart stout with cranberry, chocolate nibs, and walnut. 9.0% Over the …

2020-01-11: The climbing gym is hosting USA Climbing’s Youth Divisional Championship next weekend and …

2020-01-08: Stretching out

2020-01-08: Dawn sky

2020-01-07: This month’s camera club theme was shadows. Too bad my print showed up too late for tonight’s …

2020-01-05: Second route set on the Climbing Cube I took some time this cool Sunday afternoon to set the second route on the Climbing Cube I built for …

2020-01-05: Our latest Homebrew has mellowed down in the past few months. Nice and easy Hefeweizen.

2020-01-05: Disappointed that the climbing gym didn’t have a new route set up. Next section is the oldest set …

2020-01-02: What did I do with my holiday vacation? Spent way too much\time researching cameras and lenses. …

2019-12-30: Every time someone mentions computers and time, this post, Falsohoods Programmers Believe About …

2019-12-26: This route is a V3 on the underside of on of the overhang wall sections. It was part of the previous …

2019-12-26: Over the past year, I had made a few animations of climbing routes as I found they were some of my …

2019-12-25: Good luck to all the parents out there assembling children’s gifts under duress.

2019-12-24: “Cars are trains for the road” - Colton, Age 4

2019-12-24: Today’s Christmas Eve weather is Florida Snow, which is just a light mist of rain and overcast …

2019-12-21: After feeling that April has been sweating through the night Colton: “Momma, did you pee the bed?”

2019-12-20: High complements on my beef taco meat from Colton, the 4 year old. Tasting notes: the seasoning was …

2019-12-17: Night time snack and coffee

2019-12-13: Week 1: I’m going to change my diet for the better. No more mindless snacking. One year later: …

2019-12-11: This fog was the thickest I have ever experienced in Florida. Om Malik’s recent post on fog …

2019-12-11: Polished Prop

2019-12-10: Day two in the Las Sportiva Solution: Not as painful at first but certainly tight. The stickiness …

2019-12-08: Thoughts on the La Sportiva Solution Putting them on My heel is locked in these shoes. My toes, however, are on top of one …

2019-12-08: “Yeah, there’s french fries in there…I should not have said that to you.” -Me to Lorelai, my …

2019-12-03: Knot Hummingbird

2019-12-01: The saddest sight 🧗🏼‍♂️

2019-11-30: I always have to laugh when you see background characters show up in multiple shows. My head cannon …

2019-11-30: 📺 Mandalorian ep. 4 Interesting take on the “A Stranger Walks Into Town…” trope for the …

2019-11-29: First rollerblade outting this fall. First 10 minutes were fine. The next 20 were painful. Got a lot …

2019-11-24: Evening Palms

2019-11-24: A wonderful walk today at the preserve has me thinking about longer lenses. My m4/3 40-150mm gives …

2019-11-22: The Jungle Prince of Delhi Long form piece of the weekend. Must read.

2019-11-21: 📺 Younger Seasons 1-5 Gilmore Girls meets Sex and The City. Snappy, funny, pulpy, and sensual. …

2019-11-19: A: “The card says ‘I know your favorite villain is ____.’ Do you know what a villain is? It’s a bad …

2019-11-18: Zebra from above

2019-11-17: Bald Eagles at the Zoo

2019-11-16: Gator in the water

2019-11-16: White Ibis at the Zoo

2019-11-16: On one hand, there is no way I know who the German Chancellor between Brandt and Kohl. On the other, …

2019-11-15: “We’re making good progress on this crossword. Let’s check it.” Red lines everywhere. Such is the …

2019-11-13: Litany Against Ads Ads are the mind-killer. Ads are the little-death that brings total obliteration. …

2019-11-12: 📺 The Mandalorian e1 A strong pilot filled with top notch production. “What if we made Star …

2019-11-11: 📚 Abaddon’s Gate Here we go! We get a glimpse into what is really happening with the …

2019-11-08: After seeing the news of Willie Taggart being released from FSU, remember the money came from …

2019-11-07: Evening sky with moon

2019-11-04: Unprofessional Impossible Whopper 🍔 review At first, the Impossible patty is tougher than what you …

2019-11-02: This article about Hot Ones is a delight and goes in a few directions about the interview process …

2019-11-02: Waiting for candy

2019-10-31: I’m scared to see how many pictures I snapped before dark. 🎃

2019-10-27: Biweekly reminder that I should be reading McSweeney’s more often. Number 2 and 3 had me giggling …

2019-10-26: Tiki Bar

2019-10-25: Sandhill Cranes in the afternoon

2019-10-24: This Red Shouldered Hawk was sitting on a low branch across the parking lot. I had to take the …

2019-10-23: 📚 Caliban’s War I enjoyed the second book in The Expanse series much more than the first. Most …

2019-10-20: Party like it’s your first.

2019-10-18: First full up bouldering cube integration with all screws in place and…I ripped out 4 T-nuts. …

2019-10-17: As predicted, I’ve returned back to a book I started on business travel 2 days ago. It’s going to be …

2019-10-13: My special climbing project is finished! This is a 5 ft cube that we are going to use as a boulder …

2019-10-12: Today’s Nancy hits right the nose about lifestyle gurus. Highly recommend Nancy for commentary on …

2019-10-08: I wish I knew what all this baby speak meant but then I remember that we’ll be finding out soon …

2019-10-07: There’s no better feeling than sending a new route every trip to the gym. Even better when sending …

2019-10-06: “It’s a truism of photography that you cannot capture an object itself. All you can capture is the …

2019-10-04: I’m trying to figure out at what point Friday’s and Saturday’s NYT Crossword Puzzles will be A Good …

2019-10-03: Fall Evenings

2019-10-03: Baby at 5:30 AM: I’m hungry Me at 5:30 AM: Hi Hungry, I’m going to work after this

2019-10-01: Entered my first photo into the local camera club’s monthly competition. We’ll see how this turns …

2019-09-30: Being able to fix an image in a post after realizing it was cropped to square aspect is a novel and …

2019-09-29: 🏈 The announcers during the Tampa Bay game discussed how Arians had reduced the responsibilities for …

2019-09-28: Time to reset the board.

2019-09-27: Gordon Ramsay’s scrambled egg method has really elevated how I make eggs at home. I used to …

2019-09-25: "We sit on our Buts" A few months ago, my wife was in a bind. We all know the stereotype 3 year old: ready to break down …

2019-09-24: Fall sky