Author Archives: jjcampo

The Air Force Boys of Summer

We are halfway through summer and therefore rapidly approaching the close to the air show season.  One of the premier draws to these air show events is the appearance of the Air Force aerobatics team: The Thunderbirds.  They thrill crowds … Continue reading

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Comiccon Sacramento 2016

Summer is about to begin and right on schedule, Wizard World Sacramento ComicCon arrived at the Convention Center.  From a small beginning Sacramento ComicCon has become a must-see venue for the anime and comic aficionados.  Bigger celebrities are coming to … Continue reading

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More than a Ferry Terminal

Since 1875, San Francisco has had a ferry building.  It was a prominent part of the San Francisco waterfront for decades.  Today it is a fine building with eateries, shops and offices.  However, that was not always the case.  After … Continue reading

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By the Side of the Road

The time has come to shake off the winter lethargy and get back to work. Welcome to the modern era of Western Civilization.  We are a fast-paced people who are forever rushing hither and yon in our cars, trucks and … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

Just want to wish everyone a happy holiday season.  I am posting one photo of Rothenburg ob der Tauber, a beautiful walled city in Germany and two of Peterborough England.  All engender the holiday spirit.  Hope you enjoy them.  Merry … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

November 11 is Veterans Day. For some it is a day off work. For others it is that holiday that moves around instead of being always on Monday. But to some of us, it has a deeper meaning: the meaning … Continue reading

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A Funny Thing Happened at the Greek Food Festival

Ah yes! The Labor Day Weekend heralds the official end of summer. In Sacramento it also means that Gold Rush Days will be going on in Old Sacramento and the Greek Food Festival will be going on at the Convention … Continue reading

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Eben-Emael Plus 40 Years

This year we celebrated the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. The coverage of this event got me thinking back to when I was stationed in Germany. It was 1980 and I was in the Air Force … Continue reading

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Drought and Fire in California

I know that this is my second post, and this site is supposed to showcase my photography. However, there are times when other things become more important. The western states are on fire. So far at least six firefighters in … Continue reading

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Ford Trimotor

Few people today realize that the Ford Motor Company dabbled in aviation as well. To compete with Boeing and others, the Ford Tri-motor, also known as “The Tin Goose” was produced from 1928 to 1933. It had a corrugated metal … Continue reading

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