Kurt Cobain’s Aberdeen

December 21st, 2011 Musicians Kurt Cobain (1967-1994) and Krist Novoselic grew up and started the early incarnation of the legendary grunge band Nirvana in the Western Washington city of Aberdeen. Being a huge fan of Nirvana, It was one place I had to visit on my recent trip to the Olympic Peninsula. The welcome sign to Aberdeen says “Come As You Are” in…

Street Art – I Love It!

December 20th, 2011 Whether it is a stencil or an elaborate mural I always find something pleasing and often amusing about street art. Stupid graffiti on the other hand I have no time for! The following photos are a collection I have taken over this year mostly from my travels in the Pacific Northwest and Southwest of…

Grand Teton National Park and the quest for Moose

September 17th to 18th, 2011 The Grand Teton National Park is located in the Jackson Hole valley of Wyoming near the playground of tourists and the rich and famous: Jackson (it is close to the parks and ski fields). Jackson is a relatively small place, but has one of the nicest downtown districts I have ever seen….