Monthly Archives: January 2012

My first trip out west – 2002 – The Badlands

Before hitting Mount Rushmore (I swear officer; it just jumped out in front of me.  I never saw it!) we visited the Badlands National Park.  It was our first “tourist” stop of the trip. It’s not a big park, and … Continue reading

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My first trip out west – 2002 – Mount Rushmore

I bought my Nikon D100 in August of 2002.  Less than a month later our trusty Suburban was comfortably carrying Melisa, her dad, and I on our first vacation out West.  The itinerary included The Badlands, Mount Rushmore, and Yellowstone.   … Continue reading

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Late January 2012 Red-tailed Hawk

January has turned out to be a good month for getting hawk pictures. Powers is the way I occasionally go when heading home from Colorado Springs.  It connects to 83, and from there I get on County Line.  On this … Continue reading

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PATH 003 – Photos Around The House: Grandfather’s Binoculars

Some years ago my mother gave me one of her father’s binoculars.  They look old, beat up, do not have a diopter adjustment, and the angle between the lenses is fixed.  But they work, and they work well. Even the … Continue reading

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Early January Drive – first photos of 2012

This is the very first photo I snapped in 2012.  Yes, another hawk, a Red-Tailed Hawk, to be precise. I was driving home along County Line Road, when I saw this fellow perched on a pole.  I slowed and pulled … Continue reading

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Hartwick Professionals, Inc. Joke(s) of the Week – Part 2

Edited to Add: It occurred to me cartoons, even if clipped from the newspaper, are copyrighted material.  Ignorance is no excuse for using them without permission.  I could try and get permission from the authors, but it’s difficult to get … Continue reading

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