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Summer’s end.

The end of summer always brings me sadness — and I mean that quite literally, since I suffer from the mood disorder SAD (seasonal affective disorder) that always sets in around late August and usually sticks around until sometime in … Continue reading

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Pictures from Myrtle Beach.

I spent three days at Myrtle Beach and unlike last year, the weather was perfect every day!  I would have loved to spend an extra day since the day dawned so gorgeous on the morning we left, but I don’t … Continue reading

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Return to Sunburst, NC

I enjoyed our day trip to Sunburst a couple of weeks ago so much that I decided to go back, only this time alone. I left my house early and arrived there at about 11 AM. I was the only … Continue reading

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My Clearwater and Tampa, Florida trip.

Sandbar at Anclote Key Preserve. More than two months ago, my daughter and I spent 8 days in Tampa and Clearwater Beach, Florida.  I never got around to writing about my trip, even though I kept promising to.  Well, I … Continue reading

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A fun day.

Side view of the Hundred Year Old Cabin, Arden, NC. Yesterday was my daughter’s birthday, but this year has gone by so fast (and because of the continued cold weather, I was having trouble believing spring had really arrived), so … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween!

Instead of the usual pumpkins, witches, or ghosts,  how about something unique and beautiful for Halloween: black roses! Black roses are extremely rare and grow only in Halfeti, Turkey.  They aren’t actually black, but a very dark purple that looks … Continue reading

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Outside my front door.

I had a surprise waiting for me at my front door today.  He’s beautiful, isn’t he?   Sadly though, he’s dead.   He deserves to be memorialized in this photo, so here it is.  

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2nd Avenue Pier at twilight.

I really like these photos I took of the 2nd Avenue Pier in Myrtle Beach (it’s right next to my hotel).   It was after sunset, and beginning to get cloudy (it’s supposed to be rainy tomorrow, ugh) but I … Continue reading

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Rollin’ on the river.

On Friday, I had a day off.  The plan was for me, and my daughter and her friend to go tubing on the French Broad River (yes, that’s it’s actual name).    We started off around 1 PM, parked our … Continue reading

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The extraordinary in the ordinary.

Some things we think of as ugly or ordinary can be beautiful and extraordinary when we see them through the eyes of a photographer, a naturalist, or a scientist. I’m not a scientist, just an amateur photographer, but I deeply … Continue reading

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