Monthly Archives: February 2015

John T’s BBQ – Winchester, Tennessee

“Classic BBQ in a comfortable vintage setting.” It seems we often find the most enjoyable eating establishments when we have no idea where we are going. So it was last night. The Setting – Comfortable and Relaxed If I had … Continue reading

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My Reward – Sunrises

Response to The Daily Post’s challenge regarding “Rewards.” I love sunrises. The only problem is that they come so early in the morning. Although I am an early riser, getting to a good spot to even look for a photo-worthy … Continue reading

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Please Don’t Ask Me to Forward to 25 People!*

Over the years I have received many “urgent” email notices: “Microsoft was going to send everyone a big check,” “a girl was dying, but if I send five dollars she can be saved,” “mice are urinating on soft drink cans,” … Continue reading

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Bicycle Built for Two

Photo of the Week – February 25, 2015 Taken: November 09, 2014 This bicycle-built-for-two was left parked along a sand dune path on the way to the Gulf Coast beach in Fort Pickens State Park near Pensacola, Florida. Makes one … Continue reading

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The Basics of Dutch Oven Cooking

On our last several camping trips we have prepared at least one Dutch Oven meal, and while at Port St. Joe, we prepared several different items to share in a group dinner. I was first introduced to the Dutch Oven … Continue reading

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“Have You Seen the Concrete Ship at Cape May?”

“Have you seen the concrete ship at Cape May?” my boss asked after I mentioned I had been to the cape over the weekend.* Not only had I not seen it, I had never even heard of “concrete ships.” It … Continue reading

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Rule of Thirds – Pushing the Rule

Kinda pushing the rule of thirds here. Sun and sun’s reflection at the right-hand corners of the “thirds,” and the trawler sneaking up on the left third of the page. Emphasis is on the scene and to make the viewer’s … Continue reading

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Why I Should Have Enlisted in the Navy

This is more of a personal note to my daughters, but it is a story I would tell anyone if I had the occasion. I was born in Norfolk, Virginia, and spent my first three years there. And, here is … Continue reading

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Durbin Rocket in its Tree Tunnel

Photo of the Week – February 18, 2015 The Durbin Rocket Railroad, August 01, 2014 The Durbin Rocket spent many years hauling logs out of the mountains along the East Fork near Durbin, West Virginia. Today the train continues to … Continue reading

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A Lazy Day Watching Contrails (Not Chemtrails!)

Apparently our property lies under a busy airway to the east and south, probably into Atlanta or Charlotte. When atmospheric conditions are right, you can track the flights headed east by watching the formation of condensation trails or contrails. In … Continue reading

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