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The Hunt

As they speak in hushed voices, the telltale sound of the dogs gets louder. She shares her thoughts, he listens and replies. They can tell by the sounds of the baying that the dogs are closing in on their prey. Howling voices getting louder, shoulders tense, eyes begin to dart to the side of the […]

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Happy Mothers Day! #photoadaymay

Happy Mothers Day to my mom, over at Oldentimes.wordpress.com. she raised me up, taught me right from wrong, then at some point had to cross her fingers she had done it all right and stand back and let me make my own choices.  hopefully, i have made more good choices than bad, and she is […]

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#photoadayapril 4/25/2012 – Looking Down

not very mind blowing, but nevertheless Looking Down… hmm maybe i should go back and do Stairs too… is that cheating? anyway… this is a photo looking down the stairs in my house and hanging there on the railing is a quilt, my mom made that for my grandma and when we lost my grandma […]

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#photoadayapril 4/18/12 – hair

this is not a great picture, it was taken with a cell phone a few years ago… i have been wearing my hair in a mohawk-esque cut for many years now, but i don’t actually ‘mohawk’ it except for halloween or other costume related reasons.  while vacationing in missouri back in 2009 my niece thought it would […]

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#photoadayapril 4/17/2012 – something you don’t like

distance.  the distance between my parents and me… i live in california now, and they live where i grew up in missouri.. i love where i live, but hate how far i have to go to see my family.  i need a star trek transporter, or something to close the gap

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#photoadayapril 4/11/2012 – where i ate breakfast

another from the archives… i haven’t eaten breakfast here in a long time, but there are few better places to eat breakfast than sitting by a campfire on the Current River.  camping with my parents is something i love to do, but since we try to time our vacations with holidays to get the most […]

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#photoadayapril 4/6/2012 – Lunch

i didn’t actually eat lunch today, i wasn’t feeling well, so i skipped lunch and worked through.  nothing sounded tasty so i didn’t bother.  so without a lunch to take a photograph of, i delved back into my photo archives for something appropriate.  this is a delicious piece of pie from the Orange Blossom in Ellington, where i had […]

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#photoadayapril 4/5/2012 – Tiny

I don’t remember when i first heard this song, i think it might have been my grandparents, or perhaps a record they let me listen to when i was finally a big kid, old enough to put the needle on the record myself with no scratches.  i recall an album complete with lyrics on the […]

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#photoadayapril 4/4/2012 – someone who makes you happy

There are a lot of people who make me happy, but one person has done it consistently for the last 20+ years… and i hope will continue to do so forever… we will be celebrating our 23rd wedding anniversary this fall and each day our relationship gets better and stronger. i love this photo challenge, i don’t […]

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Off Topic

I interrupt this photo challenge to bring you…

my new great nephew, Parker.  he is kind of cute, don’t ya think?? His Uncle took this picture, but i absconded with it since i am too far away to take a picture  myself.   He is just under a month old.  I think he should come to California and visit me. 

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