Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Still Waters

Just a lazy summer day.

Monday, September 29, 2008

Be Aware

Or ride the albino horse.....

Sunday, September 28, 2008

He Went That A Way

The rare albino horse went to the right.

Saturday, September 27, 2008

Hiding Places

This looks like a good place for a Mountain Lion to hide......

Friday, September 26, 2008

Mountain Lion Sighted

Please used one of the bags provided to clean up any droppings you may find :)

Note, I have also started to post at www.bwidailyphoto.com

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

In Mirror Are Closer

Top down, fields flying by, rain threatening, classic rock cranking, daughter dancing in her seat, Mom must take picture!

Monday, September 22, 2008

Live Show

I am not really sure why, but God seems to put on quite a show around here on a rather regular basis. Who needs TV, step outside and watch a live show!

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Summer is Slipping Away

Continuing from yesterdays post: Or you can watch for other signs....

Saturday, September 20, 2008

Fall Clouds

You can always tell when summer is slipping away by looking at the clouds......

Friday, September 19, 2008


I was cleaning up shots after doing a batch of posting, and found a completely black shot. On a hunch I hit "I'm feeling Lucky" in Picasa, and out jumped this shot. It kind of set me back in my chair, and I found myself laughing out loud, so I thought I would share it with you :)

On another subject, today is the first day of a new job for me, and we will be moving to Baltimore Maryland as soon as we can sell our home in Delta. During that time, I will be living in the Baltimore area, coming home a couple of times a month. Not ideal, but you do what you gotta do.

I have setup a new blog at www.bwidailyphoto.com to start documenting our new adventure. If you live in Delta, and would like to take over Delta Daily Photo, please let me know. In the mean time, I do plan to continue posting as long as I can still generate material of interest.

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Heading In The Right Direction

A couple of weeks ago, my wife was out on the back patio when she came running into the house and in a rather panicked voice said: "There is a a a porky type thing out there"! My 10 year old gave her a rather interesting raised eyebrow look, and being the official handler of porky type things at our house, I grabbed my camera and ran out! This little guy took up a defensive position under one of our vehicles, right next to the tire, so I took out a long plastic pipe and attempted to move him out for a better shot (my wife thought my main objective was to get rid of him). Well it took a little prodding, and this guy/gal (I did not check), decided there was a bit too much activity at our household, and took off across the street and into a field. Unfortunately, none of my shots turned out all that well, but I did get this clear shot of the retreat.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Why is Algebra Important?

A couple of weeks ago, I was waiting for the teacher to show up for my daughters Photography class, and I saw this sign, so of course I took a picture. As it turns out, there was no class that day, as it actually starts today! Timing is everything.

As it turns out, there is a contest going on in the school where students make posters explaining why Algebra is Important. This student is a shoe in if honesty is considered in the judging!

This also reminded me of a scene I saw on a TV show where a student lamented that they wanted to build a time machine and go back to stop the guy who invented Algebra. Another student commented that they just might need Algebra to build the time machine :) Not related, I just like geek humor :)

Tuesday, September 16, 2008


Last week was the 2nd annual Father Daughter Purity ball, and this year I was able to to take 3 of my daughters, and we had a ball! Good food, a good message, lots of dancing, and good talks. Dads, make sure you spend quality time with your daughters, you will not regret it!

Monday, September 15, 2008

This Hole Sponsored By

If you are a long time visitor to DDP, you may recall my 4th post from August 26, 2006 was from Davis clothing. Well, they are still around, and sponsored this hole. Thanks Much! While I did not win the clubs for a hole in one, perhaps Brad will buy me a new ball to replace the one I managed to loose on this hole :)

The day was a success. There was fun:
  • Fun
  • Fellowship
  • Food
  • Prizes (I won a new club that I am sure will improve my fairway game (as if I had a fairway game)
  • I only lost 6 balls
  • Over $2000 was raised for STL.
Looking forward to next year if we are able to stay in Delta, but that will depend on how the interview goes today that I have down in Florida. Come to think about it, I am looking forward to next year regardless of how the interview goes......

Sunday, September 14, 2008

Island of Green

It is not as far as it looks....so they told me! One option was to hit to a green area out of the shot on the right, then over the hill, or if you were manly, just hit it over to the green.......Well I did not want to be non-manly, so I did not shoot to the right. I simply scalped the ball and hit it 20 feet or so into the desert where it was easily findable before it dropped into a ravine :)

Ah the advantages of a scramble. One of our team (who does not understand dead ends) was able to get a playable shot, and another ball was lost forever! (Not mine this time)

Saturday, September 13, 2008

I Told You It Was a Dead End!

I am certain that God was with us that day, otherwise more raking would have been needed in the sand trap after the cart extraction!

Friday, September 12, 2008

Speed The Light

Our church is a big supporter of an organization called Speed The Light, which is a group that supplies transportation to missionaries. You need a backpack & boots to get to a village in Nepal? No Problem. Need a Bike to get around the town you are serving? No problem. Need a Land Rover to get through the African deserts? No problem. Need a plane to get in the far reaches of South America, let me check.....no problem! Basically they Speed the Light of the Gospel to the world!

Now, don't ever let anyone tell you that supporting missions is not fun! This past Saturday morning, men and women from all around Delta all paid in $50 to get into this 4 person scramble out at Devils Thumb Golf Course. Notice the irony? Here everyone is out at the driving range, getting ready for the event. While I was not able to get a picture of it, perhaps the funniest thing I saw was a heard of antelope in the driving range at about 200 yards. They were completely oblivious to the golf balls flying, or mine that were rolling by :)

Thursday, September 11, 2008

Will Drum For Food!

As seen on the trailer for the brass band we saw in Silverton. There was no admission price, so perhaps this is truth!

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Silverton Train

We got down to see the Silverton train come into town, and I never tire of that.

Tuesday, September 09, 2008

Silverton Brass Band

Who knew the SLR was considered a brass instrument! I could be in the band!

Monday, September 08, 2008

Calling All Delta Low Lifes

If this sign was directed at you, please follow the instructions.

Sunday, September 07, 2008

Cool Water

Cold water is $.50 extra :)

Saturday, September 06, 2008

Dunk Tank

Being able to dunk the adults at your school is about as good as it gets for an elementary school student. Of course if the student is not able to hit the target, there is another adult around to make sure the water leaves the tank.

Friday, September 05, 2008

Mesa Flowers

It was hot in Delta, but 5000 feet higher on Grand Mesa, the air was cooler, and the flowers found that to their liking.

Thursday, September 04, 2008

Swimming Hole

Ready to take a dip?
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Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Beware of Ducks

Right! Keep me covered. What with? W-- just keep me covered. Too late! What? There he is! Where? There! What, behind the duck It is the duck. You silly sod! What? You got us all worked up! Well, that's no ordinary duck! Ohh. That's the most foul, cruel, and bad-tempered water foul you ever set eyes on! You tit! I soiled my armour I was so scared! Look, that duck's got a vicious streak a mile wide! It's a killer! Get stuffed! He'll do you up a treat, mate. Oh, yeah? You mangy Scots git! I'm warning you! What's he do, peck your bum? He's got huge, sharp-- eh-- he can leap about-- look at the bones! Go on, Bors. Chop his head off! Right! Silly little bleeder. One Duck A La Range comin' right up! Look! Aaaugh!

Certain things trigger deep but completely insignificant memories. Who ever first guesses where the above was adapted from gets some free DDP swag. Check back after posting your guess to see if you won!

Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Face Lift

It is interesting to take different routes than you are use to. I always saw this apartment building from the other side, but this day found them hard at work, giving the place a new face lift. It is good to see the people of Delta putting effort in to preserving this wonderful town.

Monday, September 01, 2008

Olathe Sweet Corn

Boiled or grilled, Olathe Sweet Corn is the perfect side to a Labor Day picnic. Happy Labor Day everyone!