2019-01-12 – Landscape Photography, Mount Diablo, Set 7

Continuing with the goal to take pictures of Mount Diablo from new locations, today’s set is taken from the Willow Pass Rd and Evora Rd of the Highway 4 Exit. This location is on the other side, as we say over the hill. From here one sees the two tops that Mount Diablo has. Taken the photos was a bit difficult because I was shooting against the Sun.

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2019-01-13 Living with Cancer – Day 678

Today was another so-so day, starting with me sleeping in until 8:30. By the time I had breakfast at 9:30. For most of the day, I had to deal with some earlier discomfort with some Stomach and Dizziness issues. However, thanks to the medication I had taken as a precaution around 6:00 AM I was able to enjoy some Toast and Tea. Not being very active I also started to encounter lower back pain. Because of these ailments, I rested for the whole afternoon and evening.

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2019-01-11 – Landscape Photography, Nothing but Clouds

I continued with trying to take pictures of Mount Diablo from new locations was again not an option. Today’s reason was the on and off rain showers that eliminated any chance of walking, leave alone taking any PICTURES. I, therefore, went to the alternative, taking PICTURES of the sky since it had some interesting cloud formation, I called the set Nothing but Clouds.

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2019-01-12 Living with Cancer – Day 677

Today was a so-so day, being the weekend I got up at 8:00 having had some earlier discomfort with some Stomach and Dizziness issues. However, thanks to the medication I had taken as a precaution around 4:00 AM I was able to enjoy a bagel with cream cheese and salmon. For most of the day I was not having any Stomach and Dizziness issues, however as the day progressed my head felt like it was too small thanks to the pressure that was building. Not being very active I also started to encounter lower back pain. Because of these ailments I rested for the whole afternoon and evening.

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2019-01-11 Living with Cancer – Day 676

Today was a good day since Dianne had taken the day off, I got up early at 7:00 not having any Stomach and Dizziness issues thanks to the medication I had taken as a precaution around 4:00 AM. The good news for most of the day was not having any Stomach and Dizziness issues. Because of my resting during the day, my shoulder and back pain are either almost gone or are present because I do things that aggravate them.

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2019-01-09 – Landscape Photography, Mount Diablo, Set 6

Continuing with the goal to take pictures of Mount Diablo from new locations, today’s set is taken at the same location at Black Diamond Middle School, Sterling Hill Drive, I used for my first article 2019-01-01 Back Into Photography. The set consists of photos of Mount Diablo taken with different focal lengths from 24mm to 265mm.

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2019-01-09 Living with Cancer – Day 674

Today was a BETTER day, with me taken my stomach and Dizziness medication as a precaution at 4:00 AM. The Medication seemed to work since I had no issues getting up at 8:00 getting dressed and having had breakfast. However, shortly after that, my stomach got a bit quizzy and the dizziness was back at full discomfort.

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2019-01-06 Living with Cancer – Day 671

Today was another GOOD day, it seems that I have settled to sleep until 8:00 before going downstairs. However, today I had to deal from the start with stomach issues and lightheadedness, delaying my breakfast. I took my medication but they did to kick in for about two (2) hours. The good news, my health symptoms disappeared as the day progressed.

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2019-01-05 Living with Cancer – Day 670

Today was a GOOD day, I slept until 8:00 before going downstairs for breakfast and getting ready for our shopping trip to Walnut Creek. My health issues were a repeat of yesterday, I had a bit lightheadedness and some stomach pains. Taking my medication before our trip took care of this. We were lucky regarding the rain since we skipped it.

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2019-01-05 – Landscape Photography, Mount Diablo, Set 5

The plan for today was to take pictures of Mount Diablo from some location in Walnut Creek. Besides finding a good location, there was also the rain to deal with. After having spent over three (3) hours in Walnut Creek and not found a good location, we went home, with a stop at The Veranda, the new Shopping Center on Diamond Blvd in Concord.

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