Enjoying La Conner, WA

Today I decided to take the day off and skip town with Amy. After some debating of where to go, considering that we have an event to attend tonight in Downtown Seattle, we decided to go to La Conner. A nice small town about an hour North of Seattle. It was a beautiful day (probably one of the last ones this year). 

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And we had a great time. Lots of art galleries, and even two weird things: 

  1. Apparently lots of people are Gluten Free out there, so quite a few places we went to had Gluten Free things for Amy.
  2. And we ended up going to a bakery run by Trever McGhee, who currently has the Guinness World Record of the longest firewalk. And he owns a bakery and is "specialized" in making scones (and donating part of his profit to different charity organizations - today was the Boys & Girls Club). Very interesting person, but I guess that's required if part of what you do is walking on hot coals, huh? 

Anyway, didn't take many pictures there. For some reason I didn't quite find many picture-worthy things. 

Pictures from Alaska

I've finally posted my pictures from Alaska to my SmugMug:

Alaska 2012

There is a lot to be seen there! And there would have been much more if we didn't get that much rain on most of the cities we stopped at. It's hard to take pictures and, at the same time, try to keep the lens dry.

Talking about lenses, I bought new lenses for this trip: Canon EF-S 18-200mm f:3.5-5.6 IS. Great all-purpose lens! Good speed, enough zoom for most things (yes, you won't see amazing whale or wildlife pictures). I didn't have a lot of low lighting conditions to talk about its performance then. Yes, it was raining often, but never too dark.

Anyway, enjoy!

Amy's family Family Reunion 2012 - pictures!

I've finally finished organizing and uploading Amy's family Family Reunion pictures. Here they are:

SmugMug Slideshow - Berger Family Reunion 2012 - Whistler, BC, Canada - July 11-15

Not only this, I learned that I can give people links to upload pictures to the album, so be warned that probably not all pictures there will be mine. Finally, here are some highlights:

 The whole family (well the people that were still there on Saturday evening)

The whole family (well the people that were still there on Saturday evening)

 Skiing was actually still happening, but only in the morning, so we didn't see anybody there.

Skiing was actually still happening, but only in the morning, so we didn't see anybody there.

 Nice, huh?

Nice, huh?