Some photos I have taken over the years.

Starbucks @ Potsdamer Platz in Berlin. When I was there in 1985 to 1987, I never would have imagined that the Berlin Wall would fall and that we could drink coffee from a US chain on what was once just feet from the deadly East German “No Man’s Land”  (image: personal photo I took November 10, 2009)

Starbucks @ Potsdamer Platz in Berlin. When I was there in 1985 to 1987, I never would have imagined that the Berlin Wall would fall and that we could drink coffee from a US chain on what was once just feet from the deadly East German “No Man’s Land”  (image: personal photo I took November 10, 2009)

Discus Marker. This is what they sometimes use to mark where the discus (Track & Field) land after it has been thrown by the athlete. You can see the chalk lines in the back. This pin is marking 57 feet (17.4 meters).

Discus Marker. This is what they sometimes use to mark where the discus (Track & Field) land after it has been thrown by the athlete. You can see the chalk lines in the back. This pin is marking 57 feet (17.4 meters).

A Mallard in the pond beats two flying.

A Mallard in the pond beats two flying.

Bluebonnets in my front yard. Texas State Flower and you can see why it gets that honor.

Bluebonnets in my front yard. Texas State Flower and you can see why it gets that honor.

Brick facade and Smoke Stack in front of a bright blue sky

Brick facade and Smoke Stack in front of a bright blue sky

A foggy morning with Palm Trees in front of the sun.

A foggy morning with Palm Trees in front of the sun.

See what a couple of days does to the Moon.

See what a couple of days does to the Moon.

"The Wind Before The Rain"  a photo I took of a storm starting to roll in.

"The Wind Before The Rain"  a photo I took of a storm starting to roll in.

Gumballs

Gumballs

Photo I took in 2004 of the beach at the north end of South Padre Island, Texas. This shot was taken a couple hundred feet from where the paved road ends.

Photo I took in 2004 of the beach at the north end of South Padre Island, Texas. This shot was taken a couple hundred feet from where the paved road ends.