January, 2013 Archives

Big Island North Shore

January 21st, 2013 Permalink

Hawaii’s self-titled Big Island.

Big Island North Shore

August 2009

A close-up of some of the dramatic cliffs of the Hawaiian shore north of Hilo.

Kangaroo!

January 20th, 2013 Permalink

Grampians National Park, VIC, Oz.

Kangaroo

October 2009

They’re cute and all, but kangaroos are commonly regarded as pests, and even as food, in Australia. Think of them as the marsupial version of deer.

The Tomb of Edgar Allan Poe

January 19th, 2013 Permalink

Happy birthday, Ed.

Tomb of Edgar Allan Poe

November 2012

The modern resting place of Edgar Allan Poe, in Baltimore, Maryland.

Minneapolis

January 18th, 2013 Permalink

Minneapolis, Minnesota, my place of birth.

Minneapolis

October 2000

The urban center of Minnesota, on the river that made it famous.

Santa Monica

January 17th, 2013 Permalink

The beach at Santa Monica, California.

Santa Monica

July 2002

A snapshot from my first arrival in Southern California, roughly ten and one half years ago.

London

January 16th, 2013 Permalink

Cor blimey! It’s the UK.

London

June 2002

The Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, along the Thames River in Westminster and Central London.

London Arch

January 15th, 2013 Permalink

One of the sights along Victoria’s Great Ocean Road.

London Arch

October 2009

Formerly London Bridge — until the connecting section collapsed twenty-three years ago today.

North Avenue Beach, Chicago

January 14th, 2013 Permalink

Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.

North Avenue Beach Chicago

June 2001

The Chicago skyline as seen from Lake Michigan, off North Avenue Beach.

Lake Taupo, New Zealand

January 13th, 2013 Permalink

Central North Island, New Zealand.

Lake Taupo New Zealand

November 2009

Looking at Mount Tauhara across New Zealand’s largest lake, Lake Taupo, in the center of the North Island. Sunset.

Melbourne at Night 2

January 12th, 2013 Permalink

The nighttime lights of Melbourne, VIC.

Melbourne at Night 2

October 2010

Another snapshot of glittering Melbourne, Australia at night.