Well, here goes the launching of an updated website that is certainly an impovement over the last one. Zenfolio has done remarkably well in creating an option for those of us that aren't so technologically advanced in web design.
Lots of new things going on right now. On January 31st I retired from the US Postal Service after 23 years of "I can't take this any more!" The internal structure of the P.O. is such that it is having a dramatic affect on its employees, specifically those who actually 'do the necessary work'. Management, from the top down, is attempting to get more blood from turnips and there isn't anything left to give. The emotional stress and aggravation is more than I could bear, so when they offered an early out back in October 2012, and after Sandy and I got some numbers crunched, it worked out so I could finally escape the madhouse that it has become. The atmosphere from the time I started there in 1990 has changed as compared to night and day. I feel sympathy for my comrades that I left in the jaws of the beast. My hope is that their situation may improve so that they can find solace.
With my departure from my previous job, a new one has presented itself and on Feb 25, 2013 I will start fresh. Along with this new venture, time will be alloted to persue my photographic exploits by providing 'Photographic Expeditions' to various locations in the Intermountain West. The dates have already been set for two guided trips into the South Coyote Buttes/White Pocket region of the Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness. These dates are as follows: April 24-27th and May 22-25th, 2013. These locations are remote, yet the geology of this area is unsurpassed in beauty. If you are one who is interested in one of these two field trips please dont hesitate to contact me through my website and get registered early to receive detailed information. There is a limited amount of space available.
More to come......
Take care everyone,
Kevin Mikkelsen - PhotographyOutdoors.com