Tag Archives: 2010

2010’s top 12

“Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy bells, across the snow: The year is going, let him go; Ring out the false, ring in the true.” –   Alfred Lord Tennyson, Ring Out, Wild Bells The end of the end and the beginning of the beginning is here. This is the time of […]

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52 pick up

Year end lists are nothing if not subjective. Not only in what is picked but even in the number of items on those lists. Most people who do such lists usually pick a nice round number like 10. For my end-of-the-year list I picked 12 favorite pictures, one from each month (see tomorrow’s column and […]

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Election night, then and now

When I started at the Record 26 years ago, election night coverage was much different than it is today.  Back then after the polls closed, the basement of the county courthouse in downtown Stockton was designated as “Election Central.” In that room, results were posted on several TV monitors as the punch-card ballots were tallied by […]

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Remembering September

September’s end is supposed to herald in fall. Although it looks like summer isn’t ready to relinquish its scalding grasp quite yet, cooler temperatures will eventually prevail, and the hot weather will soon be just a memory. Here are 10 favorite photos from September. _______________________________ 9/3/10: _______________________________ 9/4/10: _______________________________ 9/5/10: _______________________________ 9/11/10: _______________________________ 9/18/10: _______________________________ […]

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Live and in living black and white

Not only did I judge this year’s Youth division of the San Joaquin County Fair’s Photography Show, but due to a last minute snag, photo show coordinator Mark Findlay asked me to judge the adult divisions as well. So instead of determining the merit of about 200 photos, I was charged with the fate of […]

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March in review

“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.” – Charles Dickens March was a time of transition. From Winter to Spring, from basketball to baseball. Here are 10 favorites from last month. _____________________________________ 3/2/10: […]

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January in Review

“Every man should be born again on the first day of January. Start with a fresh page. Take up one hole more in the buckle if necessary, or let down one, according to circumstances; but on the first of January let every man gird himself once more, with his face to the front, and take […]

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