Saturday, July 12, 2008

Sunday, June 22, 2008

Cēsu kauju 89.gadadienas atceres pasākums... A remembrance day

Today was the 89th anniversary of the battle of Cesis in 1919 where the Latvians and Estonians defeated the remaining German armies trying to occupy them after the end of WWI.

Wednesday, May 28, 2008




Hi Wayne, I know you've been waiting for something here, so I'll get up off my lazy behind and finally put some photos up. Thanks for the motivation!

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Friday, February 22, 2008

Trying something different

It's been so gray and gloomy here for so long that I gave up taking photos for awhile. But then it occured to me to try a black and white or desaturated approach and see what came out. Here are a few.

Wednesday, December 05, 2007

What is that in there?

Is that really an eye-ball looking out at us? Hard to believe. What could it be? Whatever it is, it looks like its glasses have slipped down around its nose!

Monday, October 29, 2007

A Beautiful Resting Place

Recently, I took a walk through the Cesis kapi (cemetary). It's a lovely, peaceful, park-like setting for contemplation. How fragile we are...

Saturday, October 20, 2007

A Piper Seeks the Ghost of Ivan the Terrible

As I walked towards town at midday, I wandered through Castle Park and heard the plaintive notes of a solitary bagpiper. His tune drew my thoughts back to sadder times when these grounds suffered at the hands of Ivan and his murderous minions.