Thursday, November 28, 2019

From A Kitchen Past

Happy Thanksgiving ... be thankful for the blessings of life today; no matter what is your situation.

Imagine cooking up a Thanksgiving meal in a kitchen like this...

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Monday, November 25, 2019


She is a cat of self will. Does what she wants whenever she wills.

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Friday, November 22, 2019


Come as a friend and meaning no harm and you'll receive a "Welcome" that is friendly and warm...

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Rugged Rest Area

A quite rugged rest area ready for the weary traveler to settle in and be taken in by the live landscape...

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Monday, November 18, 2019

Photo That Planted The Seed

Back in the 60's, while camping out in the woods with our Scout troop, I used my cheap little 126mm camera for the first time. B&W film with only 12 exposures, and on the last day of camp these three guys suddenly came out of the dark woods on a slightly hazy morning marching like this to show that they survived their week camping out in the wilderness.

I did not realize what I had gotten with the quick shot I got until about a month later when I finally got back my developed photos. Some were good, several were not and then there was this one which I called, "The Survivors".

This was the image that planted the seed of photography in me and began my lifelong adventure in photography.

Over 50 years later, in my 70's, I still engage, to some extent, in my lifelong avocation of photography...

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Friday, November 15, 2019

Autumn Hanging On

A tree out back of the house with Autumn leaves still hanging on. With the snow and the wind we have been getting they should be mostly gone soon enough...

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019

First Snow That Shows

Showing up early in the season is the first snow that shows. This was just the beginning...

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Monday, November 11, 2019

USS Voge DE-1047

My ship on which I served as a Radioman Petty Officer during the time I was on active duty in the Navy.

Was honored to be assigned to the pre-comm crew that eventually took part in the commissioning ceremonies in 1966.

I greatly enjoyed serving aboard the Voge together with a great crew in the Radio Shack (communication center)...

I definitely would do it all over again...

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Friday, November 8, 2019

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Always Lit

Always lit and the flag may go dim but it never goes dark. May it fly brightly as a light on a hill.. 

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Monday, November 4, 2019

Life Around The Bend

Walking the tracks and you come to a curve. You stop and wonder what is it that could be around the bend?

You think about it and without hesitation you move forward to see what is there.

What you encounter changes your life forever, but no one will ever know. You awake from sleep and the dream is gone...

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Friday, November 1, 2019

Bringing Comfort In The Waiting Room

Sometimes just being in a waiting room can bring on some stress, and having a comfort dog come around can help bring some relief to those who may be worrying...

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