Happy Birthday to the United States Marines

Happy Birthday to the United States Marines

This is one of those days when I will invariably think of my father. Sergeant Michael James Ahearn of the United States Marine Corps. I don’t know a lot of the details of my father’s military career. He served one tour in Vietnam between 1965 and 66....
Four Views of the Mission Mountains

Four Views of the Mission Mountains

Don’t leave home without your camera. This is, of course, photography rule number 1. This rule assumes that you’ve got your bag together, film, batteries, all the essentials. But when you are walking out the door, even if it’s just to run an errand,...