Growing up in NYC snow was not much of a problem for me, I still have my long trench coat and this might be the first year that I will have to use it in North Carolina. This morning we had black ice, very dangerous to be out on the road since it looks just… Continue reading Black Ice
I couldn't believe that we have a Christmas Town USA close by, I decided to keep the original sounds in the video instead of replacing it with the holiday music. Click here to watch this video on Youtube McAdenville is a small textile town, with several plants located in town, and several on the outskirts. … Continue reading McAdenville Christmas Town USA
Bruce Springsteen - Santa Claus is Coming to Town It's kind of odd to see the seagulls Ring-billed Gulls at a shopping mall when we are miles away from any lake and not to mention the ocean. They are a few that perched on top of the street lamp post. And hanging out by the… Continue reading Saturday Random Photos
One of my neighbors always says this kind of phrase before we part in the morning starting from a magnificent Monday to fantastic Friday and she was out taking a picture of the sunrise also. The first time she saw me out there was late at night while I was out photographing the moon, she… Continue reading Fantastic Friday Morning
It is freezing cold outside, and my fingers froze as I'm typing this. My neighbor's house is decorated with Christmas lights and the night sky is decorated with the waxing crescent moon. This one was of Biltmore entrance taken on my last visit.
Our family came to the US in December, arriving in New York City on December 8th and the city was decorated with Christmas lights. You could imagine the culture shock when I first saw the sparkling trees inside people's apartments in Brooklyn New York. It seems like a long time ago and we don't have… Continue reading Sparkling Christmas Tree
My first attempt in time-lapse photography and it didn't go as smooth as I had hoped. I had a lot of distraction at the beginning and this was my first time shooting in Manual Mode. Time-lapse photography is a cinematography technique whereby each film frame is captured at a rate much slower than it will… Continue reading Biltmore Christmas Lights 2010
A change of scenery this month, the Beaver Moon was taken in Ashville, North Carolina and I was surprised to read that it is also considered a blue moon. The November full moon counts as a "seasonal" blue moon because it's the third of four full moons to fall in between the September equinox and… Continue reading Beaver Moon
Bruce Springsteen - Santa Claus is Coming to Town My all time favorite Christmas trees look a like is the Lao Phakhuane, made from fresh banana leaves, cut and folded into cone shape, and decorated with Lao money flowers, and strings of white rope to tie on wrists for blessing and good luck. I want… Continue reading Merry Christmas!
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! by Frank Sinatra Our first official snow taken with a Canon PowerShot SD800 IS (first photo), I just hope that I could make it up the hill. I work in the back office, so I only get to see the snow when I walk to the… Continue reading Our First Official Snow
Brenda Lee - Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree When we got stuck in traffic last Saturday at Tanglewoods, I kept thinking about the people that live nearby, it must be very difficult for them to get home during this time of the year. Bo mentioned about McAdenville, NC that’s not too far from us, and … Continue reading McAdenville Christmas Town USA
Jingle Bells Rock - Home Alone II We went to see the Tanglewood Festival of Lights in Clemmons, North Carolina on Saturday night, the line was very, very long, bumper to bumper, and we had to wait for over 2 hours before seeing any Christmas Lights Displays. It was cold and a good thing that… Continue reading Tanglewood Festival of Lights