Friday, December 8, 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

First Day of the Season — Crystal Ski Resort, WA

I celebrated the start of the '17-'18 ski season at Crystal Mountain with my sweet set of Armada Invictus skis. After getting off the gondola, I was welcome with an an wonderful view of Mount Rainer.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Exploring Indonesia

Mount Agung nearing its forcasted erruption.

Guardian statue stands in front of Pura Dalea Kahyangar temple.



A guardian statue's foot in front of Pura Dalea Kahyangar temple.


A "retired" Balinese coffee farmer finishes her latest batch of roasted Luwak coffee beans over a coal fire.

Pura Uluwatu temple.

Monkey strikes a pose at Pura Uluwatu temple.

A baby monkey takes in the sights at Pura Uluwatu temple.

A fresh catch delivered to Cafe Ganesha

Measuring the fish's weight for a customer.

Statue stands on a red background in Gianyar Kedewatan.

A store owners children at play.

Crafting a new garment.

Adding color to the garment.

Silversmithing jewelry.

Colored wood flooring.

A fifteen year student (left) and master wood carver operate in their studio.

A master wood carver and his latest Buddha scultpture.

Wood carving tools.

The start of a new creation.

After forty years of services, she's now the manager of the master wood carving studio.

Elephant Cave Temple in Ubud.

Elephant Cave Temple in Ubud.

Elephant Cave Temple grounds.

A sacred tree in the Elephant Temple.

Sarongs available for purchase.


Balinese dancer welcoming guests.





Chilling inside his van with a ukulele.

Clear Cafe in Ubud.

Rice fields at the water temple.

A hand carved dwelling at the water temple.

A heart of stones at Tengenungan waterfalls.

Hauling cargo by boat to Gili Air island.


A bike rental shop on Gili Air island.

A sunset on Gili Air island.

A stubby tailed cat on Gili Air island.

One Indonesian worker helps prepare the trash piles to be transported off Gili Air island.

Hauling cargo to Gili Air island.
A tree painting on a telephone pole in Cenggu.

A motorist takes a quick break with his friends.

A cook takes a quick water break at Cafe Ganesha.

A series of statues sit behind a closed gate in Pura Dalea Kahyangar temple.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Roasting Coffee — Bali Island

A "retired" Balinese coffee farmer finishes her latest batch of roasted Luwak coffee beans over a coal fire.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

July 4th Fire and Fireworks — Seattle, WA

The Seattle Fire Department responds to a house fire in Magnolia on 24th Ave W and W Halladay St at 9:45pm. The rumored cause was a nearby flare gun shot off by children, which landed in the bushes of the front yard.
Smoke continuously engulfs the entire block as fire fighters battle the fire.
A pedestrian grabs a piggy back ride across the street. 
The fire fighters utilize a Class A foam to aids fire suppression and can prevent reignition.


A tapped fire hydrant.

Fire fighters rearranging their equipment.

Responders make sure each and every inch is properly soaked to prevent any further damage to the home. 

Personal fireworks being lit at Ella Bailey Park in Magnolia.

Two unknown males prep their illegal fireworks display.