Volley Vibes

Red, white, and blue poles for a gorgeous July evening of Americana beach volleyball…
tape abuse!
aggressive tape slut
(successful) watch and pray defense
(successful) watch and pray defense
jumpserving into the setting light
jumpserving into the light


World’s largest outdoor volleyball tournament…
Playing the Waupaca Boatride grass triples on Brighton Acres in Oshkosh, Wisconsin

late start to the day due to thunderstorms the night before (it is “thunderstorm weekend” after all)…
(late) start of the day
ready to set (photo by emily marie)
ready to set (photo by emily marie)
setting the sauce (photo by emily marie)
setting joe (photo by emily marie)
ain’t no party, like a truck party (to watch the finals)
ain't no party, like a truck party
why so serious (because i deleted all the funny ones)
joe “staring down” his brother james as we watch the finals
why so serious (because i deleted all the funny ones)
arm just long enough for 3-person selfie
arm just long enough for 3-person selfie
a sea of sweat
a sea of sweat
finals southpaw spike
southpaw
finals serve
finals serve
double drama
double drama

McKinley Beach

Lovely spring evening at McKinley Beach on Lake Michigan with a new “walking-around” lens (Yongnuo 35mm f/2).

Between a Rock and… Whatever is Behind Me
Between a Rock and... Whatever is Behind Me

Sprouting
Sprouting

Mini-desert
Mini Desert

The Last of Summer

Shocking how fast this summer has zoomed by.

Shadow volleyballing…
After winning mens 4’s volleyball league at Brown Deer Lanes. Hadn’t been on a team there since winning it about 8 years ago. Time flies…
Shadow Volleyballing

Fun at Bradford Beach Labor Day weekend.
Flexin’ for Theresa Rinzel as she took over my camera during a volleyball game.
Flexin'
Photo by Theresa Rinzel.
Labor Day Volleyball

Professionally chillin’.
Chillin' at the Beach
Made Mike walk the plank…
Walk the Plank

Making Paul joyride me to my car in his new Corvette after the beach.
Corvette
Paul trying to outflex me.
Paul Trying to Outflex Me
Vette up the Hill

Sculptures shimmering in front of the Milwaukee Art Museum.
Shimmer

Sun shining on the plants at Lakeshore State Park.
PLANT.

Patio beers and intense Connect 4 with Kondo.
Connect 4