Tag: boats

A boating life

As a landlubber here in Pennsylvania, my experiences with boats have been few and far between. I could probably count on one hand the number of times I have ben on a boat. There was the inflatable raft I bought at Kmart as a teenager to float down a local creek for a scene in a super-8 film project. That excursion lasted…

Really? Has it been a week?

Wow, time flies when you’re not posting! I haven’t posted in a week mostly because I haven’t taken any photographs. A few snaps here and there but not much of any value. And I am not really sure if this photo is any value but I do like the scene. The colors in the original were all muted, basically a…

Feeling nautical

Since I have a few days of from work, my wife and I took a quick drive “up” north to Lake Erie. We basically just went for the night to get out of town. Sitting on the dock and watching the sunset as sailboats went by was a little more relaxing than listening to trucks and three-color Cavaliers driving past…

365-297 Down by the river

I’m back in Charleston and I got off work a little early because of the rain. So with some extra time I thought I would be able to easily find a photo. At least that’s what I thought. I just didn’t see anything. After driving around a little and checking in to my hotel, I took a drive towards downtown.…

365-184 Three Rivers Regatta

Pittsburgh has an annual regatta around the 4th of July holiday.  There are various events each year varying between high wire acts to hot air balloons. Every year they have powerboat races on the rivers. I haven’t visited the regatta in quite a few years since I was usually working and couldn’t go if I wanted. This year I am not…