Dublin Ride

Dublin Ride to Howth

Spent five days in Dublin for work, had Sunday off and went for a ride! Similar to an epic ride in San Francisco I followed the strict regime of staying up late for  intensive liquid carbo loading, getting up early and hitting the most local […]

Starved Rock

Starved Rock

Took a trip to Starved Rock Illinois for Eagle Watching Weekend. Absolutely beautiful hiking the trails with ice frosted tree branches and cold crisp air, but alas the generally warm Winter had left enough of the river unfrozen that the Bald Eagles did not […]

New Lens

Little 500

Got a new lens for my Nikon D70. 70-300mm f/4-5.6G AF Zoom-Nikkor http://www.nikonusa.com/template.php?cat=1&grp=5&productNr=1928 Review – Ken Rockwell.com http://www.kenrockwell.com/nikon/70300g.htm Nice lens for the price!



Our three teenage boys Jacob, Adam and Ezra (no it was not a religious mission) passed through O’Hare International airport security at 2:20am on their way to three weeks in Guatemala. Two weeks to the day later we found ourselves passing through O’hare security […]

Cloud Gate – The Bean

The Bean - Chicago

Cloud Gate – aka The Bean, Chicago 2007 7:45am Cloud Gate – aka The Bean, changes people with it’s presence. I think they should send it around the world. Cloud Gate is a sculpture by Indian-born British artist Sir Anish Kapoor, built between 2004-2006.  […]