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Moving Day

Coyote Valley Photography is moving.  I posted one too many photos on here and WordPress told me that I’d finally run out of room.  I suppose that’s fair considering that I’ve been uploading high resolution photos to their servers for … Continue reading

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Not Quite North Shore

I am not a surfer, nor am I a surf photographer, but a few months ago I went along with my wife and some of her nieces and nephews to one of their favorite family surf spots.  This spot is … Continue reading

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Torching at Heʻeia

To live on the water at Heʻeia is to know the ocean differently.  The white sandy beaches and crashing blue surf typical of the rest of Oʻahu are not found here.  At Heʻeia the ocean is lapping bay water, sticky … Continue reading

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A New Year, A Barrel Stove, & A Telescope

New Year’s Eve 2013 again found me in the middle of a hayfield attempting to light a fire in freezing temperatures.  But this year, because of the extreme dry weather and fire hazard, we could not build a bonfire.  Instead, … Continue reading

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For several years my oldest brother has been bottling his own signature apple cider made from the wild fruit of the Willamette Valley.  It is a dark, full-bodied concoction, never pasteurized and never diluted.  Since my brother first started making … Continue reading

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Cason/Tateoka Wedding – Utah Reception

Three days before they were married in Louisiana, Charlotte and Ryan had an open house/reception for all their friends and family in Utah.  They held the event in an old dairy barn that the city of Draper has restored and … Continue reading

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Wedding in The Bayou State

Ryan Cason and Charlotte Tateoka were married in Baton Rouge Louisiana on Saturday October 12, 2013.  They had one reception in Utah and one in Coushatta, LA – Ryan’s hometown.  I’ve known Ryan since he was my roommate in college … Continue reading

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