Giant George

Well, it’s official: Guinness has confirmed that Tucson, Arizona’s George, the Great Dane,  is not only the tallest living dog in the world, but the tallest dog EVER recorded. Congratulations George on your new ranking in the Guinness World Book of Records! George measures  43″ from floor to shoulder and is 7 feet 3 inches […]

Not Everyone is Watching the Olympics…

Apparently this group of bird watchers at Agua Caliente Park in Tucson preferred scouting for Northern Flickers on a gloomy gray Sunday morning over sitting at home watching the Olympics. Their consensus: the bird gets an 8.3 for color, song pitch and flying style. I give the bird watchers  a 7.5 for tightness of formation, synchronized binocular […]

Springtime in February

It’s Valentine’s Day; the middle of February. There’s another five weeks of winter, but today was like a beautiful spring day in Tucson. We’ve had some cold wet days lately, but today was sunny and calm with a high temperature of seventy four degrees. Yippee! This photo is of the succulent aloe ferox (Bitter Aloe) flowering as though spring has arrived. Doesn’t the rich […]

For Harold Jones …

I had the good fortune to study fine art photography under the instruction of Harold Jones at the University of Arizona in the early 1980’s.  Harold was at the George Eastman House, founded the Light Gallery in New York & was the founding director of the Center for Creative Photography in Tucson before becoming professor of photography at […]