Category Archives: Architecture

Front Door Gift from my Neighbors

While I was at the Mayo Clinic last Fall, some of my neighbors decided that I needed a more accessible Front Entrance:

At first I thought how wonderful my neighbors are! But I felt that perhaps my mom-in-law and my neighbor from across the street (whose husband designed and organized the Project) might need it more that me, But with recent snows that we had I learned to appreciate my hsnd rsils. Sometimes other people know what you need before you recognize what you need!

A Door Near Cathedral Rocks, Arizona

The Old Mill House at the Crescent Moon Ranch Park in Arizona, more famous for the Cathedral Red Rocks.

If you look closely you can see the door, especially in the larger image.

First Doors for 2021: The Toscana

The Toscana was a ‘Snowbird resort catering mostly to Canadians and people from the northern Midwest USA. The most interesting Door at The Toscana was the Garage Door. Here from the outside, a very steep entrance. When driving in you almost feels like you’re going to hit it, mostly because the automatic door opener didn’t work very well. from the outside.

Here exiting from below…..

So I thought I would start the year with something different, In this case a joint posting of my images and my husbands. That will happen from time to time.

Below the typical Toscana Condo Entrance, crowded by parked cars:

There are several Condo Buildings, including more upscale townhouses……….

The Condos are where I stayed last year when I was at the Mayo Clinic. All in all, if I had to be sick, it was a pretty nice place to stay,

Home Safe and Sound

We arrived home safe and sound last night. After being stopped by a storm and multiple accidents in NM the day before, with clear rods and skies we decided to make the ~600 mile drive from Galllup, NM to Boulder County last night. Had some snow on the way, but less than an inch and easily drivable.

May 2020

No, this wasn’t the snow that greeted us last night. This image is from a late snow last Spring. But still a very comforting view of Home……..

The Light and Dark of It: Exploring IR Sensitive Films

We will spend some significant time at the beginning of 2021 exploring the Infrared: IR Sensitive Films, IR Films and some digital IR from a converted camera.

And so the Light, from Ilford SFX-200

And the Dark from Rollei Retro 400S

From My Living Room Window…….