To wrap the trip up, we went to the Denver Zoo. It was a good zoo with lots of goo animal exhibits, though we’re lacking in my expected level of penguins (that’s what I get for growing up with the Detroit Zoo).
A nice side trip in Golden, CO was to stop at the “Dinosaur Ridge”. It’s claim to fame is the fossilized dinosaur tracks that are preserved and partially exposed on the hill side (apparently a “hog back”).
Rocky Mountain National Park was so good the first time, we couldn’t pass up on an opportunity to see it again. I remembered to bring my tripod this time, but our luck with getting rained out when hiking around lakes held true for this trip as well.
Going to the Philadelphia WizardCon was pretty awesome. Sights, merch, and all around geeky fun. Not sure explanations can do it justice, but let me say a few words:
- Stan Lee
- Bill Shatner
- Kevin Sorbo
- and more!
Spent the weekend up in Bayfield, WI. Hiked from the Meyer’s Road trail head down to the Mawikwe Bay ice caves. The NPS still recommended against walking on Lake Superior, but it was still an amazing trail and scenery. We’ll probably be back.
Finally, a night I could get out. I already know three things I would do differently, let’s see if you can guess what they are. Maybe next time the dog won’t bump the tripod as much.
As there has been a hiatus on my night lights shoot, mostly due to those oh-so troublesome family get togethers, here are some miscellaneous Christmas shots for everyone.
Coming soon, Christmas Lights. Expect to see something later this week.
Appleton’s Octoberfest kicked off today with their Cruisin the Ave, aka License to Cruise. Over 300 classic cars, food, music, and more. All in all, a good event. Only challenge for a guy with a camera: so many people. While there likely more people at the EAA AirVenture, this was all crammed into 5 city blocks and makes the farmers market of Appleton feel roomy.