Lately, I seem to be hung up on Swiss Army Knives. See here. Originally, in that post, I wanted to compare the enormous display with my real knife. Unfortunately, I couldn’t find the knife. But …here it is. I had used it as contrast to the ash from the Mt. St. Helens explosion, nine years earlier. The two pictures below, from our vacation in August, 1989, were taken on the banks of the Toutle River some 30 miles downstream from the catastrophic event which literally blew the top off the mountain.
ABOVE: A few miles east of the Mt. St. Helens Visitor Center in Washington State, Rt. 504 crosses the Toutle River, (located near “Toutle” on the satellite image below.) BELOW: Topless Mt. St. Helens is visible from Interstate 5, about 35 miles away.
The Visitor Center is between “Castle Rock,” and “Toutle.
Thanks for viewing, and zoom in for a closer look. M 🙂
A while ago, I came across this curious gemstone-like proto-sand grain, lying by the ocean on Island Beach State Park in NJ.
Last week …I saw something that reminded of this while lying on the couch at home!
Orientated correctly, below, it is seen as one of the ceiling accent lights.
If nothing else, this exercise simply brought to my attention that I need to repaint the ceiling …soon! 😦
As usual, thanks for viewing, and comments are always welcome M 🙂
As usual, comments are welcomed; images are zoomable, and thanks for viewing. M 🙂
Far from being a professional photographer, I nonetheless occasionally capture some moments, as at this reception some years ago following the marriage of two close friends.
As usual, comments are always welcome. Thanks for viewing. M 🙂