Monarch Butterflies

Had the opportunity to capture some unique photos of Monarch’s – with a few shots of kids – enjoying the experience.

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Seahawks Prediction for 2015-2016 Season

OK…cutting through all the hype, here’s my prediction for the Seattle Seahawks for the 2015-2016 season: NOTE – I am a rabid Seahawks fan – yet – a realist.

Record: 6-10

Why:

1. Offensive line – at best, the caliber of the offensive line is NCAA Division II.  They cannot consistently open the holes for an offense geared to the run. Their pass protection skills are abysmal. Russell Wilson cannot be expected to run wild after each snap and attempt to choreograph miracles two seasons in a row – win – and stay healthy. It just won’t happen this season as it did last year. If Russell Wilson gets injured, the Seahawks have no credible back up. I fear Wilson will be injured during the 2015-2016 season.

2. Secondary – Rag tag at best. The replacements are just that. They are unable to perform at the level fans are accustomed to seeing.

3. Over the middle defense – As the New England Patriots displayed in the Super Bowl – Seattle has a glaring weakness in defending the short passing game of the opposing offense. Look for other teams to exploit this weakness, learning from the Patriots success.

4. Schedule – It’s grueling and filled with teams who are peaking when the Hawks are rebuilding an already poorly performing O-line, and a secondary that simply has too many inexperienced. weak performers attempting to fill key holes.

5. The Arizona Cardinals – Carson Palmer is back. Expect this team to win the NFC West and beat the Hawks twice.

I will not be surprised to see the Seahawks finish the season at 6-10. I will be heartbroken yet, I won’t be surprised. The 2015-2016 season will be one where the reality of the last minute/fourth quarter comebacks from last season – will be replaced with losses due to the inability to repair fundamental weaknesses in the offseason.

Seahawks in the Super Bowl in 2016??? About as likely the Seattle Mariners winning a spot in the World Series in October 2015. Expectations were sky high for the Mariners before this season. However, when you wipe the hype – mediocrity and fundamental weaknesses reveal themselves vividly over the course of an entire season. Expect the 2015-2016 Seahawks to perform below .500 – just like their counterparts at SAFECO field have this season.

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Seattle Mariners – Fan Pain

As a baseball nut – a fanatical fan of the sport – it is excruciating to follow the hometown Seattle Mariners this year. Here is what the MARINERS mean in 2015, based upon their play everyday:

M = Mediocre

A  = Average

R = Retreads

I = Inconsistent & Impotent

N = Noncompetitive

E = Error Prone

R = Repulsive

S = Substandard

Well, I will still watch each and every game. The life of a fan is grounded in hope…I hope…

Recalling Griffey, The Unit, Edgar, The Bone, Boone, Olerud, Wilson – recalling better days…

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Hillsboro International Air Show – The Blue Angels

I had the opportunity to attend this event with my son and grandson on July 17th and 18th 2015. I will definitely go again.


 

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If you would like to discuss prints, enlargements, post cards, Thank-you cards, gifts, reception area photo books or licensing any of these images – please contact me directly. I do portrait sessions – pets, people and objects. Need the imagery on your website updated?  CONTACT ME! Framed enlargements for commercial office space or private residences are also available.  I work for businesses and private parties.

If you would like to discuss prints, enlargements, post cards, Thank-you cards, gifts, reception area photo books or licensing any of these images – please contact me directly. I do portrait sessions – pets, people and objects. Need the imagery on your website updated?  CONTACT ME! Framed enlargements for commercial office space or private residences are also available.

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Summer Sunsets in Central Oregon

We recently camped on the Deschutes River arm of Wickiup Reservoir.

I captured these shots of an amazing sunset. I hope you enjoy them.

 


 

 

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If you would like to discuss prints, enlargements, post cards, Thank-you cards, gifts, reception area photo books or licensing any of these images – please contact me directly. I do portrait sessions – pets, people and objects. Need the imagery on your website updated?  CONTACT ME! Framed enlargements for commercial office space or private residences are also available.  I work for businesses and private parties.

If you would like to discuss prints, enlargements, post cards, Thank-you cards, gifts, reception area photo books or licensing any of these images – please contact me directly. I do portrait sessions – pets, people and objects. Need the imagery on your website updated?  CONTACT ME! Framed enlargements for commercial office space or private residences are also available.

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Chihuly Exhibition – Gardens and Glass – Seattle, WA

We attended the Chihuly Exhibition – Gardens and Glass in Seattle, This is a MUST EXPERIENCE exhibition.

I hope you enjoy these shots I captured. Next visit – we will go at night.


 

 

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If you would like to discuss prints, enlargements, post cards, Thank-you cards, gifts, reception area photo books or licensing any of these images – please contact me directly. I do portrait sessions – pets, people and objects. Need the imagery on your website updated?  CONTACT ME! Framed enlargements for commercial office space or private residences are also available. I work for businesses and private parties.

These images are VERY HIGH QUALITY  and are NOT intended to be viewed on a mobile phone. PLEASE view on a high resolution PC, Mac, HDTV, iPad or Tablet to enjoy these images.


 

 ENJOY!!!

 

 

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