The Grand Canyon

My wife and I escaped Phoenix for a couple of days and went up to the Grand Canyon. We had never been there. It was pretty awesome. (I've seen the Copper Canyon in Mexico, which is bigger, but different.) We took some pictures. Most were taken by her, though.

Days of a pandemic

I found these pictures in one of my hard drives today. They're from the very early days of the 2009 influenza pandemic. I was the influenza surveillance coordinator at the state health department at the time. I decided that I was going to document as much of those days as I could. I didn't have [...]

A day for the dogs

[quote cite="Josh Billings"]A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.[/quote] A friend and colleague of mine and his wife brought over their white lab and we all headed out to the lake to have the dogs swim. The dogs had a lot of fun while we roasted [...]

Races of days past

I started running back in 2002, and I've run a lot of races. Here are some pictures from the past races I've been in. The most fun ones were, by far, the ones I've run with my brother. Our back-and-forth banter during the race makes it very enjoyable, making the pain less and the suffering [...]

Trip to The Bahamas (2012)

[section][row][span size='5'][slab_h5][slabtext]"A vacation is [/slabtext][slabtext]what you take when [/slabtext][slabtext]you can no longer take[/slabtext][slabtext] what you've been taking."[/slabtext][slabtext] - Earl Wilson[/slabtext][/slab_h5][/span][span size='3'][h4_style]Ah, The Bahamas![/h4_style]My lovely wife and I took a quick vacation to the Bahamas in 2012. It was only three days, but the memories will last a lifetime. The weather was nice. The people were [...]

Early Spring Snow

[section][row][in_span size='5'][slab_h5][slabtext]"In the Spring,[/slabtext][slabtext] I have counted 136 different[/slabtext][slabtext] kinds of weather[/slabtext][slabtext] inside of 24 hours."[/slabtext][slabtext] - Mark Twain[/slabtext][/slab_h5][/in_span][span size='3'][h4_style]Crazy Weather![/h4_style]It was March 25th that we got about four inches of snow overnight and into the morning. The only one enjoying it was the dog. I had to clear the driveway, sidewalk, and stairs to [...]