Category Archives: SWA Flights-photography

SWA Flight, Las Vegas to Reno, Apr. 3, 2017

One very rewarding aspect of air travel that takes you over  familiar landscapes is the opportunity it gives you to see and identify particular landforms and landmarks from above. I have enjoyed photographing such on the many flights I’ve taken between … Continue reading

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The Donald Chronicles, #1 – Jan. 20, 2017

Today, Jan. 20, 2017, that showman sometimes known as “The Donald” ascends to the throne, an event as shocking as it was unexpected. I have, for the last 50 years, been predicting the end of western civilization. Although inevitable, it’s … Continue reading

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Southwest Airlines Flight, Oakland to Albuquerque, 11-30-16

The following photos were taken with a brand-new Nikon Coolpix P900 Superzoom (83X) camera, that my son Ethan gave me as an early Christmas present. If you are not seeing the full post, click on the link.  It was cloudy the … Continue reading

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Vintage Snow and Ice Climbing Tools

Seen here are the ice axe and crampons I purchased in Chamonix, France, in the summer of 1962. Chamonix is the alpine climbing center of Europe, located in a deep valley at the foot of Mt. Blanc and the vertiginous Aiguilles (Needles) … Continue reading

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SWA Flights, 2016 – ABQ to Oak and Portland to ABQ

On April 28, 2016, Kathy and I flew to Oakland, to celebrate my son Ethan’s marriage to Florence (Flo) Landau. The wedding took place in Sonoma County, and this is the link to that post: https://believesteve.org/2016/05/04/ethan-and-flo-marry-april-30-2016/ But this post is … Continue reading

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Southwest Airlines, ABQ to Oakland to ABQ

Flight from ABQ to Oakland, with the latter part of the flight in or above clouds. Oakland to ABQ

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