January 10, 2008

676 miles

Leaving the rain of Portland for the sierra snow. F250 loaded for the first trip of the 2008 season, up early for the long haul with no expectations besides the unknown. My Mark III arrived just in time from Canon, recalled update.  And with a new ProFoto 7B in my kit, it feels good to be getting out to 'see'.  Late start waiting for coffee, but that's to be expected.  Our crew is exciting, and bit worth the mission at hand...Nate and Timmy have compiled Jussi, DCP, and Frederik, and Tahoe is only the starting point.

Our rig rolls smoothly through the surprizingly mountainous terrain of Southern Oregon.  Ashland approaches and as the signs start signaling chain restrictions, the stress begins to build...