SNOW DAY!

I decided to start my Christmas vacation a day early. It's a good thing I did, because it SNOWED! And there I was with a new lens that needed breaking in...

Noble Fir

I may live in the "Evergreen State", but that doesn't mean I know my trees.  This one happened to be marked as Noble Fir, which is why I know what it is.    The Noble Fir is a beautiful evergreen with sparse needles, but it was never lucky enough to go home with my family when I …

I Want A REAL Tree…

What do you do when your roomie wants a real Christmas tree and you feel indifferent?  You call your friends, buy some hot apple cider, and then drive into the country to find a real tree, of course.  Here is the proper way to locate the perfect tree and cut it down yourself.  First you find a …