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Droning on… part 7…

This is almost the last video I took on that first magical morning two years ago at Christmas, outside my mom’s house in the Bay Are where I grew up, when I first had the ability to send a camera … Continue reading

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Flowers, birds, and stuff… part 3…

More flowers. More birds. When will the madness end??? I shot all these photos within yards of one another. In one yard. So, in one yard within a few yards… uh… so to speak. And I did it all within … Continue reading

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Opinions are not the same thing as facts… (or); Some things are true, and some things aren’t… a guide to some common misconceptions… part 4…

Guns don’t kill people. People kill people. I will be honest enough to admit that this peculiar belief, while obviously an opinion and not a fact, does fall somewhere in the murky middle ground. But it is not a fact. … Continue reading

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Flowers, birds, and stuff… part 2…

More birds… More flowers… Whatever man. I guess this series of posts is okay… you know… if you like flowers… And/or birds. But I like both. And it is my blog. Oh, wait, I believe I promised you ‘stuff’ also. … Continue reading

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Flowers, birds, and stuff… part 1…

So yeah, flowers… And birds. Early Spring in Southern California. I had a birthday, got some cool stuff, and will post about it… whenever…. But first, flowers… Lots of flowers. All kinds of flowers. I mean, not all kinds, but … Continue reading

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A San Diego morning… part 3… the final chapter…

Yeah, we got all kinds of boats, and sandy beaches and great weather. We got tropical jungle… if you use enough water.. because really, it is a desert. I love boats. And I love flowers. I like palm trees as … Continue reading

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A San Diego morning… part 2… (special ‘bird’ segment)…

Yeah… this guy… Coots! I wonder where he is going in such a hurry? Oh… right… I am pretty sure that is an Osprey sitting on that smokestack. I mean, I know it is, but you can’t tell from my … Continue reading

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A San Diego morning… part 1…

Last weekend, my wife surprised our younger daughter Mollie and her boyfriend Ben by taking them down to the Bahia Hotel for a staycation. I couldn’t stay the night, I was working, but I joined them for breakfast on Saturday. … Continue reading

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Why saying “all lives matter” in response to “Black Lives Matter” is just the wrong thing to say…

I want to think that most white people are just generally confused about this issue, and they don’t mean to be saying that all lives matter in a way that is as bad as it really is. Oh, sure, there … Continue reading

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The very last photos of flowers that I took on our late Christmas visit to my 97-year-old mother’s house in the Bay Area…

I could have used these to do one more post in my series on the study of light and shadow. But I will let them stand on their own. Because… flowers!!! Who doesn’t like flowers? Even though I am back … Continue reading

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