New online store

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Howdy folks! Things have been changing a lot over the last few weeks, and this week is no exception.  Due to some major problems with the last online retailer I was working with, it was time to shut things down, and find a better store hosting and portfolio service. You can now view my work, …

Songs for the maiden voyage to Mars

I’ve been watching twitter feeds from NASA KSC, as well as some die-hard space launch people…….someone even asked for ideas for a launch playlist. Well…I’ve been thinking about that for a few days….going thru my music archives….and I found some music that a lot of people haven’t heard, that I feel would be appropriate for …

Another stop on Route 66

After many delays and missed opportunities, I was finally able to make a stop at the midway point on Route 66 in Adrian, Texas. I’ve only seen it from interstate 40 and in photos other people have shot. I wasn’t disappointed at all. Unfortunately, the cafe was closed, so lunch at the Midpoint was out …

New photos coming soon!

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Howdy y’all, and happy Independence Day! Things have been pretty interesting over the last month or so, but I haven’t disappeared from the face of the earth. I do have some new photos that were shot in Adrian, Tx yesterday. Those will be processed sometime this week. I also wanted everyone to know there is …

Back on the road, again!

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Howdy everyone!  After a bit of a break (including no wi-fi) in Springfield, MO, I’m finally back on the road…and have wi-fi access, again. I’m heading back to the desert southwest, and scouting for some good locations to go shoot at in New Mexico. Eventually I’m going to head over to Santa Fe, which seems …

Road Trippin’ on Route 66

Route 66. Those words conjure up something magical, something mysterious, something nostalgic. it’s The Mother Road. People come from all over the world to make the journey. It’s almost as if it’s a pilgrimage. Even though it was decommissioned back in the 1980s, it’s one road…one piece of history that refuses to die. The spirit …

Road Trip season: Get Lost!

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You read that right….get lost!  There aren’t very many things more annoying on a road trip than sticking to a schedule or itinerary. Let’s face it: they both suck. Sure, putting together a rough sketch of the trip is a good start, but getting lost is half the fun. Making a right turn at Albuquerque …

Road Trip season: The basics

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As promised, here we go with the Road Trip season basics. Some of you may already have these items, others may not…and yet there are probably others that had more than a few brainfarts. Some of these are android and/or iPhone apps. These actually come in real handy. Weather app(s):  One of my favorites is …

Road trip season (the pre-trip rant)

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Howdy, everyone!    As some of you may have noticed, my blog posts seem to be a bit sporadic. Well…it happens, when I’m on the road a lot.  However, things will be changing soon, and posts may be a bit more on a regular basis. On that note, it’s nearly road trip season!   Yes, the open …

Online store is now open

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After many delays (mostly due to my otr job), my online store is now open at http://protostar.pixels.com I’m still in the process of uploading photos for sale, but it’s coming together.  Framed prints, canvas, and other options are available. Many other items, such as towels, coffee mugs and posters are also included. This is a …