Category Archives: Trains

PEOPLE, planes, trains and automobiles (and owls) 

9 February, 2020            PEOPLE, planes, trains and automobiles (and owls)  This picture is from earlier today in Belmont, NC with my timeless friends Skye, Dani and Betsy. We all met DECADES ago but today was … Continue reading

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Shortcut at the finish line

17 November, 2019            Shortcut at the finish line The two people wearing medals in this picture are my brother Shane’s wife Kristin and my brother Kevin. The picture was taken a few minutes after Kristin … Continue reading

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Light work

14 July, 2019            Light work The light made photography effortless again this week; I’m always grateful. But I get lazy! I also can never decide which picture I like best. My favorite photography subjects, raptors, … Continue reading

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Nobody yawns…

6 January, 2019            Nobody yawns… I am embarrassed. I am acutely and painfully aware of the poor quality of this image. I took it. What stunned me about it – what is remarkable about it, IMO … Continue reading

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People + trains + planes = maximum fun

16 December, 2018    People + trains + planes = maximum fun   That’s Evelyn’s longtime friend Jose on the left, then her sister Jackie, then me, then Evelyn Friday evening at dinner. We all wish you could have joined us! … Continue reading

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Guest “bird” photographer – Mediterranean Sea – 1959

23 July, 2017            Guest “bird” photographer – Mediterranean Sea – 1959 Here are a few “birds” my late father photographed while aboard the aircraft carrier USS Saratoga (CVA 60) in the Mediterranean Sea in 1959: After … Continue reading

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Let there be light

26 February, 2017           Let there be light     On December 21 the sun was above the horizon for nine and a half hours. The flowers are overjoyed (I presume) to experience the ninety-plus minutes … Continue reading

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Approximating equilibrium

29 January, 2017 Approximating equilibrium My family experienced a significant upset at the beginning of the year and my blogging equilibrium (to the extent I have any) was brushed aside. I’m not quite back to baseline, but I’m getting there. … Continue reading

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Evelyn says I try too hard

22 May, 2016            Evelyn says I try too hard I floated a dozen cockamamie ideas for blog titles past Evie over the course of this week. When I made it a Baker’s Dozen earlier today Ev … Continue reading

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We interrupt our regularly scheduled blog post!

1 May, 2016            We interrupt our regularly scheduled blog post! For a visit! From one of my two brothers and one of my two sisters, plus spouses, I think the last time this happened there was … Continue reading

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