Monthly Archives: September 2010

Hawk’s perch

Well, it’s not cold, but it’s not hot either. The weather has finally cooled, and the mist is rolling in at dusk. The neighborhood hawk isn’t on his perch, at the top of the dead tree, but he’ll be back. He’s gotta keep an eye on the donkeys. This is another shot of the pasture […]

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Will it ever be cold again?

I am sick of the hot weather. It was 92 degrees yesterday, in a continuation of a relentlessly hot summer. I want some cool temperatures. Sticking my head in the refrigerator doesn’t count. I just end up with another hunk of salami and I’m outta there. I want to look out my window and see […]

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Nice night for an art festival

The umpteenth annual Festival in the Park is being held in Charlotte this weekend.  Last night was a perfect combination of beautiful weather, art, hush puppies, and bratwurst. Not too sure about the Belarus cotton candy though. This is an HDR composite of seven exposures.

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Restaurant gone to seed

This long closed Mexican restaurant looks like it has gone to seed. I spent countless hours here when it was known as El Sombrero. I think I can still smell the chips and salsa and the fajitas. It was a narrow space, tacked onto the end of a factory. The proprietors were unsurpassed in their […]

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Another Caddy shot

I’m not going to get carried away with the ’58 Caddy, but it’s an incredible car. Here’s one more shot. Fins in the back and some nice lines up front. As I said yesterday, it has been immaculately restored. However, it may not be authentic in every last detail. Did they have halogen headlights in […]

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That’s no land shark

I was headed out to shoot a sunset on the west side of town Thursday evening. As I drove through Hickory I saw fins. Bright red fins – next to the Dairy Queen, of all places. The sunset shot would have to wait till another night. I pulled into the DQ where several classic cars […]

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Random rock shots – Dickey Betts

I wish I had a good shot of Dickey Betts from the Allman Brothers show I shot in 1971, but I don’t. This was from the mid seventies when Dickey was playing a gig with his own band in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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Too much banging will lay you low

Monte Yoho could use our support while he awaits surgery next week for an obliterated cervical disk. He must have hit one back beat too many in the ol’ Waterhole. Hit his facebook page and send him some love.

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