Adventures In Books – August 2017 Edition

Not all adventures happen in far-off lands, sometimes they happen while sitting on the couch enjoying a good book. These aren’t meant to be in-depth, full reviews that you can find on Goodreads or Amazon or elsewhere. These are my takes on some books I have finished recently, Continue Reading →

Photo Of The Day – Tibetan Buddhist Prayer Books

Title: Tibetan Buddhist Prayer Books Location: Pengboche, Nepal, Asia Photograph Copyright Peter West Carey Interested in photographing the Himalayas? Join me this October for an 18 day trek through some of the most beautiful sights in the world. Not into trekking? Consider my 12 day Bhutan tour.  

Photo Of The Day – At The Library

Title: At The Library Location: Seattle Public Library, Ravenna Branch, Washington, USA Settings: ISO 3200 Focal length 190mm Shutter Speed 1/100 Aperture f/5.6 Exp Comp 0 Camera Canon EOS 7D Lens Canon 28-300mm L Some days you need to shot from where you sit.  And this is where Continue Reading →

The Unexpected Joy Of Forgetting Children’s Books

This last weekend Sabrina, my seven year old daughter, and I went on a backpacking trip in the Cascade mountains of Washington.  She’s starting to carry more and more of her own gear and this time it included all her clothes, water, candles, binoculars, water bladder, pillow and Continue Reading →