Selected Photos–Volume 1

Without recalling or re-posting all of the details of any particular trip, I thought it would be fun to post a few special photos of special places.  Valerie does all of our photography and while neither of us claim any special photographic skills, she captures some very nice images.  (These photos are in no particular order.)

Turnagain Arm, Anchorage, AK

Turnagain Arm – Chugach State Park:  Near Anchorage, Alaska, May 2018. Continue reading

File Backup From the Road

While traveling for weeks and months at a time, we take a lot of photos.  Generally, every day Valerie uploads these photos to our laptop.  Eventually, these photos are removed from the camera in order to make room for more photos so our laptop is the only place those photos exist.  What if the laptop stops working or is lost/stolen?  Those photos are gone.

What we used to do was to carry some USB drives and periodically we would backup the new photos onto one of the USB drives.  This was not the most ideal solution since the USB drives could very well be lost/stolen along with the laptop.  In addition, there are other files that we have on the laptop that we may modify that we want to keep backed up as well. Continue reading