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A look back at my interest in trains

Watching and photographing trains has long been a hobby of mine. Since I was old enough to know what they are, I have loved to go trackside and watch trains go by, feeling the earth shake and listenin...

Then and Now – A Railroad in Upstate NY

I recently spent some time in Salem, NY, an upstate town near the Vermont border. My family owns some property nearby, and we used to visit at least once a summer. A highlight for me was going down t...

Barred Owl

Lately we’ve been hearing a very distinctive owl hoot occasionally, although never really got to see who was making it. Today, I glanced out the window as a large bird swooped down and sat on t...

July 4 at Lake Abanakee

Had a short getaway to Lake Abanakee for July 4. One highlight was the fireworks. Here’s a sample of what we saw. See a larger version of these photos on Flickr.