Everyday Epiphany, humor, Outdoors, Travel

Not Clammed Up

The clamming rake looked like a murder weapon, and from a clam’s point of view that’s exactly what it was. The rake leaned against the clam basket, a container constructed out of wire mesh. It appeared that the clammer (that would be me) swung the rake into the sand unearthing the sought after shellfish and… Continue reading Not Clammed Up

humor, Travel

Keeping Your Distance

In life I’ve learned that there are times when a distance should be kept. Some are obvious. Some are not. Obvious Distance Keeping Situations:  If you’re within spitting distance of furry dogs when they emerge from a lake, the centrifugal force that creates drier canines also create wetter humans.   Step back a few feet.… Continue reading Keeping Your Distance

humor, Outdoors, Travel

Chuckle Photography: Sign Pondering

Signs direct. Signs alert. Signs inform. I appreciate the worthy sign goals of directing, alerting, and informing. However, I especially enjoy the unintentional humor that sometimes occurs when pondering. Here’s my take or my mistake on signs: While waiting outside the storage area of the Cusco, Peru hotel where I stayed, I wondered how this… Continue reading Chuckle Photography: Sign Pondering

humor, Travel

Chuckle Photography

For one week short of a month I toured Peru and Ecuador (more specifically Lima, Cusco, Agua Calientes, Machu Picchu, Quito, and the Galapagos Islands). I have the credit card debt and a few terabytes of digital photos to prove it. I’m working on taming both. During the three-week sojourn I photographed significant monuments, impressive… Continue reading Chuckle Photography

Everyday Epiphany, humor, Outdoors, Travel

Don’t Take Me At Facebook Value

After reviewing my Machu Picchu and Galapagos Island South American vacation posts on Facebook I realized that I left out a few details. Facebook Friends (and whomever or whatever gathers my data in sketchy manners) would surmise that hiking to the Sun Gate, snorkeling with sea turtles, cruising the islands, and sampling exotic cuisine comprised… Continue reading Don’t Take Me At Facebook Value