Phototastic Friday: Licensed to kill

This is my [air] rifle. There are many like it but this one is mine. My [air] rifle is my best friend. It is my life. I must master it as I must master my life. Without me, my [air] rifle is useless. Without my [air] rifle I am useless [in case of the apocalypse or war against zombies]. I must fire my [air] rifle true. I must shoot straighter than my enemy, who is trying to kill me.  I must shoot him before he shoots me. I will. Before God I swear this creed: my [air] rifle and myself...
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Port of Love

Long Beach Tweet Up group led by @DaNanner (aka Annette), with the help of @LBMatt outdid ourselves today with the photo walkabout at the Port of Long Beach.  Well, Matt got us interested with the Port’s photo contest.  And then as the Tweet Up started to take shape, he got his boss involved. And here we were this morning at the Port Authority building, getting access to the rooftop and driven down winding and confusing roads around the port in the POLB vans to take great photos. Of course, the AWESOME group of people we hung out with for two...
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Long Weekend

This weekend has been one of the longer ones I had in a while. Don’t get me wrong, I still had just 2 days like everyone else, but it felt like a week. I guess when you helped others, pampered yourself, and did things you love, it was just as rewarding as a weekend away on a vacation. It’s hard to belief that I voluntarily rolled out of bed at 6 a.m. on Saturday morning, but I did.  I was up to bake chocolate croissants to take over to my friend Greg’s garage sale fundraiser for his very first AIDS...
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Rainy Days and Mondays

…usually get me down. But not if you look out the window a few times yesterday. First, a rainbow. Then the sky cleared and you can see the snowy San Gabriel Mountains. (Not too well from my camera phone, though.) Well, here. LA Times has it better....
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