Welcome to my site!
I am a photographer, aviator, beekeeper and creator living in Northern Virginia with my family. Most of my spare time is consumed with one technology or the other. I have a passion for “ham” (amateur) radio where I have been an FCC licensed operator for 45 years. That passion lends itself to all kinds of other things like drone and fixed wing radio controlled remote flight by radio remote control, remote photography, all kinds of other computer, network, network protocol, telephony, electronic and other technologies. I’ve been a professional programmer and owned several companies in my time. I have owned and operated aircraft since 1992. Somehow it’s all munged together to do what I am and enjoy doing today.
After a year long planning effort that started in 2021 we took a trip to Portugal last October to see what this country is all about. What started as a casual conversation with a new friend on my radio ended in a two week cultural exchange. When I was chatting with my new friend he …
Its been a while.
I noticed my last blog post was from April 2021, a few months shy of two years ago. I am sitting here in front of a fire on a cold winter evening (3Feb23) contemplating everything that has happened since then. After all that has transpired, I figured I’d start creating again but not exactly sure …
Warm spring rain.
Before the sun went down today I wanted to get some grass cut. When I started it was warm and dry but on the horizon I could tell it was raining. The rain didn’t really look like it was going to come meet me but about half way into my task it really started to …
I’m probably best contacted via a blog post or e-mail.
You can reach me at email john at westerman.photo