Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Photo Blogging Challenge (May 2016): Outside the Box

Coming up with pictures for this month's challenge was a bit of a stretch for me.  Earlier this month I had to travel to the west coast for work.  It is not something I do often, working Outside the Box.  While there I had to work with a coworker to look at one of our IT systems in a new way.  To look Outside the Box
I think it worked, eventually.  After I traveled thousands of miles he tried to cancel the meeting.  Really?  When we finally did chat, he began to see the possibilities.  He even emailed today with more questions.  Score one for the home team!
After the trip, I had enough frequent flyer miles to cash in on one of United's awards - a new camera.  As you can see below, it takes much better pictures than my cell phone camera (no offense Apple!).
Mt. Hood, taken from the office
Ships on the Columbia River
Picture number 1 - Jack
First rose of the summer
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  1. Can you even imagine living in a place where you simply have to look out your window to see gigantic mountains??
    Beautiful rose!
    Love that Jack.

  2. Yay for your new outside the box camera!!!
    Don't you love flaky meeting participants? Glad this one turned out into a productive get-together.

  3. Nice out of the box view from an office window and I like Jack the dog too.

  4. Great job! I'm glad your co-worker kept the meeting. Even with the beautiful view, I'd be mad if I traveled all that way for a meeting to get canceled too.

  5. Jack is my favorite, of course! :) Beautiful pictures... and yeaaaa for a new camera!!!!

  6. There's nothing quite like taking a new camera out of the box and trying those first few shots. Lucky you. I can almost smell that beautiful pink rose.

  7. Excellent backstory and good images for the month. And congrats on the new camera. The Canon G9 is an excellent one and hopefully you will have many great photos with it!