WHERE IS YOUR FAVORITE SPOT?

DREAMING OF IRELAND

Do you ever dream of going someplace again that you been before? How does it feel when you see photos of that place, whether their your photos or not?

For me that place is Ireland. I’ve been a few times now and fell in love with it that very first time on the approach to the airport as the plane was descending from the heavens onto a misty emerald green landscape. It’s pretty hard to describe the feeling of going there to others. It just is a happy feeling I guess that stays the whole time I’m there.

Even though it does tend to rain a lot there the people are extremely nice and the food isn’t bad either. Many castles and old history are abound and is extremely fascinating to check out. Walking along the shore of an ancient beach that has been battered for millennia is magical.

Being a photographer and carrying around a bunch of gear to snap shots is almost like a zen like feeling while there.

Where is your favorite spot or one you’d like to check out at some point? I have many other places I’d love to visit but I must say Ireland is still at the top of my list.

AN OLD STRANDED IRISH BOAT

I took this shot a little over a year ago on a trip to Ireland for business. This photo was taken while it was pretty windy and rain was coming down. I’m not sure if this boat would actually be in the water as the tide was out and it seemed pretty far from it, though I could be mistaken. The photo was shot on the coast of the inlet from the Atlantic towards Shannon and Limerick.

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SUMMER RAINS

Well, I thought I’d start riding to work on my bike this week. Got the first one in the other day and was jazzed to go again the next day just to wake up to rain and wet pavement. I don’t know about you, but I don’t really fancy riding in the cold and wet. At least not to work with a laptop strapped to my back. Maybe on a proper trail ride with something hot waiting at the finish line.

TODAY’S PHOTO – THE OLD REAPER

Today’s photo was shot a few years ago at the Cliffs of Moher in Ireland. About 50 feet to the left is a a 700 foot drop off to the Atlantic! As you can see, it was an amazingly gorgeous day out. It didn’t rain all day and everywhere I drove along the coast people were having picnics, playing outside and whenever I saw a beach it had people out and even in the water. Was really a great day.

Well, I know a lot of you are looking at my posts as I’ve been checking out the statistics. Who’s going to be the first commenter? I’d love to start getting your comments and feedback.What would you like to see? I’ll be off to Chicago in about a weeks time and plan to do an insanely early Father’s Day morning walk downtown to get the sunrise if possible. Weather permitting of course. Will keep you updated.

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BOATS WAITING FOR THEIR TURN

TODAY’S PHOTO – SMALL IRISH HARBOR

Well, again here is a shot from Liscannor, Ireland. This is a little fishing village that if you blink you’d miss it. The weather was amazing and I was able to walk around the harbor and check out the beauty of the area. I happened to walk out towards the water when I remember hearing a few people getting excited. I quickly hustled over to where they were all looking to see a pod of dolphins off shore. They were swimming pretty quickly in the bay and jumping out of the water. Was an amazing sight!

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HIKING THE LONELY TRAIL

TODAY’S PHOTO – FOLLOW THE PATH

Last summer I had taken my kids on a hike near out town of Boulder, Colorado on the Anne E. White trail. The weather was beautiful and the wild flowers were in full bloom. While hiking along the trail with my kids far up ahead of me I was able to turn around and catch the trail behind us empty and wanting to be snapped.

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