Part II Year End Photo Review

Welcome back to part II of this adventure.  Last blog entry I started to pick my ten best  images of 2015. I was not successful  editing down to ten  but went from 7554 images at the start to 13.  The first culling  was  easy – going from 7554 to 184 but the next set of… Continue Reading

Colorado Plateau

  The Moki Dugway is a gravel road in southeast Utah.  From the top, one can look out at Monument Valley near the Utah-Arizona stateline  and down into the Valley of the Gods. Built in the 1950s to transport uranium,  Moki Dugway winds its way down a cliff face with no guardrails lay between you… Continue Reading


  We spent a month living in Denver being grandparents, hiking and enjoying living in another city. I like Denver, it’s a young, hip and vibrant city. The part of the Rocky mountains known as the Front Range are a short drive and the micro-brews are ubiquitous. The drivers here  are a bit crazy but… Continue Reading

Life among the weird

“To have been young, then to have grown older, and finally to die is a mediocre existence, for the animal also has that merit. But to unite the elements of life in contemporaneity, that is precisely the task”     — Kierkegaard Back in Portland, where the  motto  “Keep Portland Weird” is heard often, it has been… Continue Reading

Bucket List Item: Visit to the Darien Province

Visiting the Darien had long been an objective, a “bucket list” item, for us. The Darien Province is huge, steeped in legend and history and mystery. The Darian Province was at one time considered a viable site for the Panama Canal. We traveled there and saw a very small part of this magnificent place.  This… Continue Reading

//WL2K Darien Province Update

Quick update on our Darien Province excursion. There will be more detail and photographs in a blog entry to come. We have been traveling in the Gulf of San Miguel part of the Darien Province for nine days. The trip brought all kinds of unexpected surprises. First, we did not end up traveling there by… Continue Reading

//WL2K Panama City and Darien

We?ve been hanging around Panama City, getting things fixed, attending to doctor appointments, shopping, and gathering information about our canal crossing that hould happen early May maybe late April. The learning curve for a canal crossing has been steep. A lot has been written, just not sure what to believe and what not. One (of… Continue Reading