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Flowers and Thoughts Part 2 — We’re Doomed! Doomed, I Tell You!

I started this post before the suicide bomber attacked children in Manchester, England. I took a few days off from blogging because — like most people these days — I feel the equivalent of battle fatigue and the attack put … Continue reading

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Flowers and Thoughts Part 1 — We’re Doomed! Doomed, I Tell You!

Wow . . . it’s been a while since my last post. What have I been doing?  Honest, the days just flew by. I’ll tell you a bit about them, starting with the news. Yes, it turns out I’m affected … Continue reading

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Catching up – Nikon P900

It’s the end of the day . . . just a regular day. We exercised, cleaned, ate, and watched $56M worth of armament hit a base in Syria. Lots of opinions expressed forcefully and with passion.  Perfect time for me … Continue reading

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Four Hundred and Forty-One Days

That’s how long I waited for a rejection to a story I submitted on December 19, 2015. I waited that long because — on the off chance it was accepted — it would have a lot of exposure.  That brings … Continue reading

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Flowers By Request – Nikon D7000 and 105mm f/2.8 Macro

One of my readers — an older gentleman of some distinction — made a request to see more flowers on these humble (virtual) pages.  How could I not comply? Plus, as it happens, I just recently had taken the D7000 … Continue reading

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Hawai’i – Saddle Road Part I

Occasionally, when I have photos posing a processing challenge, I resort to using DxO OpticsPro 11. The program is excellent at post-processing photos, but I seldom use it because it is more time consuming than other software I have. In … Continue reading

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Hawai’i – the second flowers photos and Stuff – artsy edition

This post showcases the results of me playing with the photos from the previous post. The flowers are all from the Maka’eo walking path at the Old Kona Airport State Recreation Area. All other photos are from where we were … Continue reading

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