I am a poor boy too (pa rum pa pum pum).

I felt myself feeling strangely proud of our tree. Grateful for all the ornaments I never bought but was gifted. And generally feeling that our tree could kick the butts of all the other trees humbly located in living rooms throughout the neighborhood. Getting competitive about strange things, no? This and scrabble, I kick scratch…


We live in Oregon, Christmas Tree land. Feast eyes, all those in balmy climes. This was my first shooting experience with a real camera. A Canon EOS Digital Rebel. I am reading the manual and another book about getting better shots, actually getting better control of the camera. So this is my first time out….