Hop in! Where you headed?

I aim this blog at Hitchhiking stories, obviously. However, you can take that in the 'poetic' sense, as we are 'snakes' in time and the asphalt rivers take us to many places, as well as 'places'..

.... occasionally my own 'Road' spurs me to use this blog to communicate with someone I've 'travelled with' who holds a special meaning to me.

Saturday, March 27, 2010

To my friends: I added some more music to the player

Specifically Tim Buckley, Mams and the papas, Bola Sete (one), beautiful Day..

just an FYI... (wink)

Bon Iver - new to me - TF liked 'em, I gather -

To listen, please turn off my player above: then click:









Monday, March 8, 2010

My Review of Pentax SMC P-DA 55-300mm f/4.0-5.8 ED Auto Focus Telephoto Zoom Lens with Hood.

Originally submitted at Adorama

Pentax SMC P-DA 55-300mm f/4.0-5.8 ED Auto Focus Telephoto Zoom Lens with Hood.

Great first 2nd. lens for this newbie
By Dan from Yakima, wa on 3/8/2010
5out of 5
Pros: Rugged, Lightweight, Durable, Quick Focus, Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Sharp Focus, Strong Construction
Best Uses: Wildlife Photos, Landscape/Scenery, Travel, Night Photography, Sports/Action
Describe Yourself: Photo Enthusiast
I'm still learning but I'm glad I bought this rather than one of those really long 1300mm or whatevers I saw on eBay. After minimal research I found that most folks find those big ones aren't good with light. Big and cheap but otherwise not nearly as wise a purchase as this great Pentax lens. From Banks Lake and Grand Coulee Dam to the Ellensburg Canyon, and Wild Horse Wind Farm, I've enjoyed playing and learning about and from this lens. For anyone near where I'm at in photography this is it if you want to get closer to your subject. I'm still waiting to find the Big Horn sheep in the Canyon! And this lens will be with me when I take my drive to Grand Canyon.
Banks Lake -

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Banks Lake 2

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