Growth

I attended the Chuckanut Writers Conference this weekend and pitched my book, The Parting Glass, to 3 different agents. All three expressed interest. Two requested a couple of sample chapters via email and one wanted a completed manuscript. So, now I have the challenge of actually finishing my book. I've been so focused on perfecting …

GP Destruction

Last year the Port of Bellingham offered tours of the old Georgia-Pacific property, the last opportunity prior to its demolition. See Port of Bellingham - GP Photography Tour post. See also my Facebook photo gallery. Demolition is now in full swing. Since I had the day off, I thought I'd walk by from a legal …

Port of Bellingham – GP Photography Tour

Ever since I moved to Bellingham I've wondered about the abandoned property on the waterfront off of Cornwall.  Fenced in with barbed wire and no trespassing signs, I've been intrigued but unable to photograph the crumbling buildings and honey-colored towers.   Then, I learned through my friend Jen that the Port of Bellingham was offering tours of this …

Let There Be Light!

Well, what do you know?  The sun does come out in the Pacific Northwest!  It decided to emerge for an entire weekend.  This was nice, considering it was Dirty Dan Days in Fairhaven, where I got several shots of some performers this afternoon and enjoyed the Chuckanut Chowder Cook-off.  After leaving Fairhaven, I took a walk by the marina for …

Shy

As I was finishing my photo walk on Sunday, I spotted these local photographers on the beach.  I loved the way the light was filtering through the umbrella, but they closed it up before I could get a shot I liked.  So, I approached them and asked if they'd open it again.  You'd have thought …

Checking In

I stepped away from the dyslexic chaos I know as logarithms just before all of my grey matter unfolded this afternoon.   It's a good thing, because I need it for my Monday night exam.  What?  I promised not to talk about Algebra anymore?  Oh, yes....my apologies. I did treat myself to a photo walk this afternoon to …