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The National WWII Museum – Why New Orleans?

…A Wooden boat! The World War II (WWII) Museum was founded in New Orleans in 2000, and, in 2003, designated the official national museum of WWII by the U.S. Congress. Major expansions were completed in 2013 and 2014 that helped … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week – Along the Urban Waterfront This small boat was moored along the shore near the Urbana, Virginia marina. It seems to be waiting patiently for someone to take it for a cruise. Of course who ever … Continue reading

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“One Word Photo Challenge: Foggy”

Images for “One Word Photo Challenge: Foggy” Growing up on a farm on a river in Virginia, foggy scenes were common. The photo of the boat with the catfish pots was taken with an Argus C3 Rangefinder 35MM camera using … Continue reading

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Water Skiing with My Father – Part 1

It was a cool, still late August evening. The tail of the ski made a slight sucking sound as I skimmed across the glassy smooth water. I cut hard to my right, away from the boat, setting up a sharp … Continue reading

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