The Rough Draft

If you can't go through it. Go around it.

Finished with the walk through of The Sullivans, we walked up another gangplank to the stern of the USS Little Rock.  The Little Rock started out life in WW II as a Cruiser, then in the fifties, she was upgraded to a Guided Missile Cruiser with the addition of a TALOS guided missile system.  The …

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This past weekend was another spent down in Buffalo.  Darleen has a couple more weeks to go down there before she’s back over the line and home.  We, well I’d been eyeing up the Naval Park as a possible destination for some walkabout action and after press ganging my wife into the whole thing off …

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First off before we get to the Falls, a couple of shots from the previous set that I missed posting up. Now on to the Falls. Canada is pretty smug about having the Horseshoe on our side and yes you can pretty much get to withing ten feet of the edge of things at that …

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It took a bit of searching to find the name of this building.  It’s a very imposing edifice.   Again, the HDR process does a nice job of punching up the texture of the place.  This was about halfway into Darleen and my walk around the downtown.  It was pretty windy and more than a …

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This is an impressive building.  One of the reasons I’m leaning more towards HDR for this sort of thing is the detail you pick up in the images.  This building is full of detail.  It’s not often you see a true Art Deco building that is Art Deco down to its foundations.  The Wiki on …

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Darleen’s down in Buffalo, NY right now so I went down to see her this weekend.  Buffalo is one of those cities that’s got a lot of urban decay.  Some of it was self inflicted, some of it was changing markets and I’m sure some of it was just plain ignorance on the part of …

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