Background image: A monochrome winter morning in North Carolina's Great Smoky Mountains.

A website of writing and photography


This home page is the portal to:

  • portfolio of images from my photography hobby.

  • An  archive of the photo-illustrated newsletters that I send to family and friends.

  • A group of videos that I have made in recent years as part of a new hobby and for the website I designed and manage for the Stone Church of Willow Glen in San Jose, California.

  • A collection of some of the stories I wrote as a sports writer for the San Jose Mercury News and the stories behind them.

Latest Newsletters

Click the image to read it.  Here's the page that contains an archive of newsletters from previous trips and adventures.

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Day 1

July 7, 2021

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Day 4

July 10, 2021

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Day 2

July 8, 2021

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Day 5

July 11, 2021

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Day 3

July 9, 2021

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Day 6

July 12, 2021

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Day 7

July 13, 2021

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Day 8

July 14, 2021

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Day 9

July 15, 2021

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Day 10

July 16, 2021

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Day 11

July 19, 2021


Newest Video

This a video exchange with Norwegian friends about the hikes we've done while away from work during the disruption caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19). Click here to go to the video archive.