Archive for October, 2008

October 16th, 2008

My dad died yesterday.

My dad, Allen Thrower, died yesterday peacefully at home in his sleep. He was 73 years old. He wrote many stories about his life, which I have begun to post on his posthumous blog at There’s also a page about Allen Thrower for anyone interested.

October 8th, 2008

Walking With Kids

I took these photos on a walk with my kids today. My instructions for this photo were "go stand by that fence." (No, he’s not actually beating her with a bottle of water in a sock, but that was the effect he was going for.) Mum’s the word (because I can’t spell chrysanthemum). Eureka! Eureka! […]

October 2nd, 2008

Helper City Fire Engine 1

Today at lunch we happened upon an old fire engine from Helper, Utah. It was just sitting in a parking lot along with other cars. Unfortunately, I only had my macro lens with me, so I took a lot of detail shots. I couldn’t get far enough away without things (cars or signs) blocking my […]