Monthly Archives: April 2011

Famous Cigar Legends

Legend of the Virgin Thighs OK, so it’s said that great Cuban cigars are rolled on the thighs of virgins.  I know, it’s only a myth, but after enjoying my last Bolivar Simone…  I think I believe.    

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The Things We Do in the Name of Photography

I’ve spent a lifetime making photography difficult.  I’ve hiked up trails and through brush all day, just to get a sunset.  I’ve climbed through waist deep snow for over an hour, just to get a perspective on a shot, that … Continue reading

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More Famous Cigar Quotes

“If your wife doesn’t like the aroma of your cigar, change your wife.” – Zino Davidoff

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Famous Cigar Quotes

“Happiness? A good cigar, a good meal, a good cigar and a good woman – or a bad woman; it depends on how much happiness you can handle.” – George Burns

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Better Things to Come

I was lost the minute I left Canada and meandered through the corn fields of Northern Washington until I finally found route 9 south to Sedro-Woolley. It was still early and the fog was lingering in the valleys making the … Continue reading

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Pleasures of the Soul

Quotes from the Great One’s “A woman is an occasional pleasure but a cigar is always a smoke.” Groucho Marx

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The Ride through Bear Lake

As I was moving with the curves, I thought to myself, this would be the place, I saw him out of the corner of my eye before I could even finish my thought.  From out of the thick ground cover … Continue reading

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The Decisive Moment

“The decisive moment, thankfully the shooter is the only one that truly has to know.” That’s how a well known photographer, and speaker, answered a question asked of him at a photojournalism seminar I attended a while back. After the … Continue reading

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The Great Matanuska

I had been on the road for 18 days, and I had witnessed more beautiful sights and locations in those 18 days than I had during the rest of my 55 years combined.  I had just left the little town … Continue reading

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Dad’s Memory

I was shooting up the 395 a while back, and as I was passing the air museum at March Field, as I have hundreds of times, something hit me and I decided to pull over and check it out. As I … Continue reading

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