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Flowing Mill Stream – Stone Mountain, Georgia

Photo of the Week – March 18, 2015 Taken: October 2012 There is a waterwheel-driven grist mill at Stone Mountain, Georgia. This stream flows toward the mill in a very picturesque setting. The first photo taken (below) essentially provided “stop-action” … Continue reading

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Fox Photo Bomb in the Snow

Taken: February 2015 Sometimes, you just get lucky. I was taking photos right after we had snow in Tennessee. I was just trying to capture the snow on the trees and the feeling of the fresh snowfall. I shot several … Continue reading

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Who Am I and What Am I Doing Here?!

Blogging 101 – Day One I celebrated my first anniversary blogging this past January 2015. At the risk of sounding immodest, I consider myself something of a renaissance man—not quite a Leonardo da Vinci (although I did build and fly … Continue reading

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Why I Blog, Plus

Today, Leanne Cole posted her motivations for blogging and suggested her followers do the same. I admire Leanne’s reasoning, and even more, her execution of her plan that blogging would motivate her to do her craft—photography—daily. My initial motivations were … Continue reading

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Old Cape Henry Lighthouse, Fort Story, Virginia

Photo of the Week February 4, 2015 This is the staircase of the old Cape Henry Lighthouse at Fort Story, Virginia looking down from the floor just below beacon deck. I used Corel PhotoShop Pro X4 to first create a … Continue reading

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Railroad Engine Roundhouse, Greenfield Village, Michigan

Photo of the Week January 28, 2015 Taken: October 19, 2014 This roundhouse is located in Greenfield, Michigan—the village that is made up of buildings from all around the country. The Ford foundation has moved many original buildings, such as … Continue reading

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Fall Creek Falls, Tennessee — Top to Bottom!

I was up at 6:00 and on the trail by 6:30, camera in hand. Ordinarily, I like the quiet of early morning hikes. The trail was deserted, but not quiet—I could hear the powerful rush of water cascading over ancient … Continue reading

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Batsto, New Jersey – A Village Grows with the Country

Name five cities or landmarks that are quickly associated with the American Revolution. Your top five responses might include Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Yorktown, and Batsto. Batsto? Okay, Batsto, New Jersey, may not be on the top-five list of familiar … Continue reading

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Boggy Creek Airboat Ride – The(!) Florida Experience

Dashing Across Lake ToHo in Search of the Illusive ‘Gator There we were, skimming across the glassy smooth lake, a warm wind in our face, under a cloud-dappled blue sky—lost in this amazing, time-shifting experience. The throaty roar of a … Continue reading

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My Mother: Florence Lois Rice Richmond (or How I Learned to Cuss)

Part 1 – The Early Farm Years, or How I learned to Cuss Introduction – This is the first of a series of essays about my mother, a major influence in my life. This series, which will be added to … Continue reading

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