The Old Man’s Friend

My Dad

“I wish I could die of pneumonia.” It was a warm, May morning in 2007. I was driving Dad from his home in Sequim …

Winter Elk

There are a lot of different critters living out here in the woods. One of the more rare creatures we see are elk. They’re …

Sick Week

It’s been a week since I started feeling crappy. Last Friday it began with a sore throat and sinus congestion. We spent four hours …

Holiday Portraits

It was a busy 2016 Christmas season. In between my many client projects, I also had a couple pet portrait commissions. Additionally, I did …

Wow! Microsoft Surface Studio

I never thought the day would come when Microsoft would out “Apple” Apple. But that day has arrived. Microsoft has come out with something …

Homemade ink

When I was in high school I did a lot of pen and ink illustrations. In fact, I remember spending a whole summer making …

Sour Apple

For the last couple years, at the end of every Apple event (in which they unveil some new gadget or updated hardware), I’ve found …

A Super Fortress flies again

Here’s a great story of one man’s quest to restore to flight one of the most iconic aircraft of World War II. In this …

Moose at 150 yards

Out on our morning walk last Thursday, the dogs and I were moving west along the power line. I turned around to check for …

Clinton losing was just like this

I was anxious and irritable all day Tuesday (election day). I was (and remain) not enthusiastic about Trump, but the one thing I was …

Delicious

I am not a Trump supporter. However, I am absolutely committed to the concept of driving a stake through the heart of the execrable, …

Pre-Electile Dysfunction

In anticipation of the election tomorrow in which America will come together and choose the form of their destructor, I offer you the following …