Monday, November 30, 2015

The Jungle

It is not the still weight of the trees, the breathless interior of the wood, tangled with wrist-thick vines, the flies, reptiles, the forever fearful monkeys screaming and running in the branches...
a girl waiting shy, brown, soft-eyed...
to guide you
Upstairs, sir

William Carlos Williams

Sunday, November 22, 2015

RC Jet Rally

The Arizona Model Aviators held their 27th Annual Arizona Jet Rally at the Superstition Airpark this weekend. High winds limited the number of flyers but it was still a fun event to attend.

We were told this plane cost $15,000-$20,000

I used my Nikon D7100 for the following video. Unfortunately, between having to look through the LCD and the strong winds, the end result was not quite what I was hoping for but it will give you some idea of what it is like to watch these models in action...

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Desert Rats

I suspect most people here in the park thought of John as just another "pretty face". But to almost everyone's amazement, he has real skills. Using a computerized sewing machine (that cost as much as my RZR), he created a "Desert Rats" flag for the whip antennas that our intrepid group of riders use when riding in the desert...

Muchas gracias amigo

Saturday, November 07, 2015

Bikini Photos

While surfin' the Net I came across an app called GooseChase that allows you to design digital scavenger hunts. As a test I created a "mission" here in the RV park where the highest number of points would be awarded for a photo of the ladies in the contest wearing a string bikini. Of course, I thought no one would submit such a photo but as usual I was wrong...

Monday, November 02, 2015

First Winter Ride

I joined Judy in her RZR 570 and we followed Charlie and Dave to Box Canyon...

The "Unusual Suspects"

Lunch at the south end of Box Canyon