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228/365 Pearl Lake African Violet

August 16, 2015 - Day 228 One of Mom's many African Violets. Very pretty and very happy plant. And the nicest room in Brookdale:
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227/365 Mom, Karen, and an Orchid

August 15, 2015 - Day 226 Karen's aniversary orchid was the inspiration for this Mother Daughter portrait. Happy Aniversary!
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226/365 A quick one

August 14, 2015 - Day 226 Hello. This is Mop. And Flop. And a nice little flower too. Amazing what treasures you can find at the thrift...
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225/365 No meteors for me

August 13, 2015 - Day 225 Tried to capture the meteor shower... too much light polution, and probably went out too early. I tried a few n...
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224/365 Fun with photoshop

August 12, 2015 - Day 224 I've seen some "twirl" photos over the last two days... so I thought I would give it a try. Extreem twirl of my...
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224 The Flying Humallendas

August 11, 2015 - Day 223 I watched this little guy training on his high wire. His name is Karl Humallendas, and he is one of the Great F...
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222/365 Giraffe by Jonathan Bowling, Greenville, NC

August 10, 2015 - Day 222 Took another look at the 2015 CVA Outdoor Scultpure Exhib entries. I like this 8 foot tall giraffe made of foun...
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221/365 Sleepy gray on a hot day

August 09, 2015 - Day 221 I watched this little squirrel for a few minutes. He didn't move from this spot, but kept his head kept sinking...
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220/365 Manager's office door

August 08, 2015 - Day 220 Printed and framed a group photo today - hung it on Dave's door. Won't he be surprised when he gets back to the...
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219/365 Drops

August 07, 2015 - Day 219 Drops on a misty afternoon. Had a nice cloudy, cool rainy day today. I liked it. Very nice break from the summe...
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218/365 Green Hickory Nuts

August 06, 2015 - Day 218 Noticed the hickory nuts are going to be plentiful this year. The squirrels are rejoicing. Maybe I'll see what...
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217/365 Cicada Exuvia

August 05, 2015 - Day 217 Muddy Cicada Exuvia. This is what is left of the exoskeleton after the adult moults from the final nymph stage.
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216/365 Street Sentry

August 04, 2015 - Day 216 Found this beautiful hawk watching over the street when I returned home on my morning run. He waited for me to...
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215/365 Jeep on the Jeep

August 03, 2015 - Day 215 Another of the new Renegade's little design elements. This little classic Willy's Jeep is climbing a rock pile...
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214/365 Almost sunset at Lake Crabtree

August 02, 2015 - Day 214 Near sunset panorama at the lake. Pretty light today. Should have removed the polarizing filter... tried to imp...
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213/365 My other Jeep is a Jeep

August 01, 2015 - Day 213 Created the image for my custom bumper sticker for the Renegade. "My other Jeep is a Jeep". Cafe Perss - 3x5 Cu...
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212/365 Dinner time

July 31, 2015 - Day 212 Dinner time for Dusty. Some nice yummy Oxbow Western Timothy Hay. Glad I didn't have to eat it! And I might as...
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211/365 Adirondack pitcher picture

July 30, 2015 - Day 211 Here is a beautiful moose pitcher. I would love to see the moose that posed for this!
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210/365 Best In Show

July 29, 2015 - Day 210 "Steel Inverted Arch 3" by Ken Thompson of Blissfield, MI Awarded Best In Show in this years Cary Visual Art O...
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209/365 La evolución del jalapeño , la tercera parte

July 28, 2015 - Día 209 La tercera foto de la trilogía... La pimienta es maduro ahora. (The evolution of the Jalapeno, part three Day...
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208/365 Spiced Cilantro Flounder and Egg noodles

July 27, 2015 - Day 208 Fish tonight. It was delicous. Wild caught flounder quickly cooked with olive oil and my secret spices, finishe...
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207/365 Daylillies

July 26, 2015 - Day 207 Found these at the county library. Not what I headed out for... but very pretty. Nice warm later afternoon ligh...
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206/365 Laundry Day

July 25, 2015 - Day 206 Colorful stack of shirts... my own little rainbow!
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205/365 Kickin' back on a hot day

July 24, 2015 - Day 205 Little Ms Squirrel rested on the deck, and was nice enough to stay there while I got the camera ready. I have t...
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204/365 Another Easter Egg

July 23, 2015 - Day 204 Headlight of the new Renegade. This is a closeup of the detail right in the center of the headlight, right in f...
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203/365 I saw Bigfoot!

July 22, 2015 - Day 203 I spotted a Yeti-Sasquach-Bigfoot today! He followed me home from work! Just one of the many fun design elemen...
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202/365 IS that a comb over?

July 21, 2015 - Day 202 Moth at night. I think this one has a bad comb over? Or is The Donald in the news too much? This guy looks hur...
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1201/365 Flowers

July 20, 2015 - Day 201 A neighbor has some beautiful wild flowers in their front yard. Very pretty right now. Bees like 'em too....
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200/365 Okay if I eat this pear?

July 19, 2015 - Day 200 The bunnies have been enjoying the early pears falling from the tree this year. Came home one day to 3 rabbits...
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199/365 Getting ripe

July 18, 2015 - Day 199 The jalapeno is getting ripe. I didn't know they turned red! I've always eaten them while green. Learn somethin...
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198/365 Sunset at Lake Crabtree

July 17, 2015 - Day 198 Nice sunset this evening. Nice calm water. I didn't even disturb the ducks and geese (too much). Much differ...
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197/365 One Jalapeno left

July 16, 2015 - Day 197 One jalapeno pepper left after making cajun fish tacos tonight. And it is the good lookin' one!
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196/365 Pi at SAS C

July 15, 2015 - Day 196 Giant Pi outside Building C. Not Pi day, but a good day for Pi. Sculpture is Pi in the Sky II by Micajah Bienv...
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195/365 Home of the Wolfpack

July 14, 2015 - Day 195 Wolfpack at the NCSU football center. Just ignore that blue in the background! And another of this little sw...
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194/365 Yes, I'm lookin' at you

July 13, 2015 - Day 194 Found this deer in my yard today. I grabbed the camera, and wondered why she didn't just run off. She just look...
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193/365 Main deck of the USS North Carolina Battleship

July 12, 2015 - Day 193 Traveled to Wilmington NC today to tour the USS North Carolina. Very interesting touring this WWII Battleship a...
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192/365 TO NEW ADVENTURES!

July 11, 2015 - Day 192 What a way to start out each trip in the Renegade. I have to make this my driving mantra.
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191/365 Fine Italian Craftmenship -or- Ciao Baby!

July 10, 2015 - Day 191 The Italian Easter Egg in the new Jeep Renegade. A little spider under the fuel door. Don't worry, he doesn't b...
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190/365 Love the details

July 09, 2015 - Day 190 Jeep emblem tail light. Love it.
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189/365 Friend of Dusty

July 08, 2015 - Day 189 Found a small Cottontail rabbit for today's photo. I couldn't get one with the tail, but I enjoyed getting the...
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188/365 Summer evening

July 07, 2015 - Day 188 What's better than an ice cream cone on a summer evening? Had to work fast on this one, soft serve doesn't last...
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187/365 Waverly Fountain waterfall

July 06, 2015 - Day 187 Stopped by Waverly Place this evening. I like the water fountains and water falls they have there. Before today...
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186/365 Sunflowers along the highway

July 05, 2015 - Day 186 Enjoying the sunflowers NC DOT plants along I40 on a Sunday morning. Very pretty. The bees are enjoying them to...
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185/365 Yard shrooms

July 04, 2015 - Day 185 Mushrooms after the storm. The day's thunderstorms let up, allowing me to photograph. Not sure about fireworks...
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184/365 Jordan Lake Panorama

July 03, 2015 - Day 184 Took a drive to Jordan lake, hoping to see some birds. It was raining lightly and not too much going on. So I s...
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183/365 July!

July 02, 2015 - Day 183 It is July. Almost July 4th! Summer nights and fireworks. Writing with sparklers is FUN! Matt and I took turn...
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182/365 Rabbit lips

July 01, 2015 - Day 182 Dusty would like a cookie. That is what I call her Baked Timothy Biscuit rabbit treats. I'm holding one up, and...
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181/365 Some days the magic never comes

June 30, 2015 - Day 181 Wanted to photograph the storm tonight... setup on the porch, and the storm fizzled out. Waited and waited, and...
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180/365

June 29, 2015 - Day 180 Art along the Black Creek Greenway trail - Househouse and Maynard, Cary.
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179/365 Female Eastern Tiger Swallowtail

June 28, 2015 - Day 179 Butterfly! Off to photograph blue birds this morning, but found this yellow and blue butterfly instead on a th...
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178/365 Sunflower in the sunshine

June 27, 2015 - Day 178 Pretty sunflower in my neighbor's garden. Very pretty, and they bring in the bees.
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177/365 Home of the Titans

June 26, 2015 - Day 177 Went out for a drive in the Renegade, and found this for the photo of the day. This is the Triangle Aquatic Cen...
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176/365 New Jeep Renegade Trailhawk

June 25, 2015 - Day 176 Traded the Ford Focus in for a new Jeep Renegade Trailhawk. Pretty sharp, don't you think!
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174/365 2012 Ford Focus Titanium in Yellow Blaze

June 23, 2015 - Day 174 The Yellow Blaze focus. Still lookin' good.
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173/365 Seedless Black Grapes

June 22, 2015 - Day 173 Floating grapes in the photo tent. Fresh from Food Lion, right into the tent. What is the white stuff on the gr...
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172/365 Hot digitty dog! Happy Father's day!

June 21, 2015 - Day 172 A quick on on this Father's day. Hot Dog!
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171/365 Storms across the lake

June 20, 2015 - Day 171 Thunder clouds closing in. For the 4th day in a row, strong thunderstorms a forming after a hot humid day. Inte...
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170/365 The Hot Point Deli

June 19, 2015 - Day 170 We went out to dinner tonight... back to the Hot Point Deli. Excellent food, fast and fairly priced.
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169/365 Apex Lake

June 18, 2015 - Day 196 A hot afternoon, still 95° at 7 pm., at Apex Lake in Apex Community Park. Big clouds where building, and thunde...
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168/365 Hot summer day

June 17, 2015 - Day 168 Still a couple days until it is officially summer, but with days in the upper 90s, I think we can call it close...
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167/365 Ewwwww, part II

June 16, 2015 - Day 167 More bugs! These creepy crawlies built a tent and have eaten some of my hedge. They have completely devoured th...
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166/365 Ewwwww

June 15, 2015 - Day 166 Look who was guarding my jeep when I went out to run to the store! My big ugly watch spider. Do you have someo...
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165/365 Only Big Dogs have Big Sticks

June 14, 2015 - Day 165 Max is happy with a BIG stick. Good to play with a big stick after a nice morning swim. And a few more:...
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164/365 Summer flowers in an English garden

June 13, 2015 - Day 164 Pretty day in the gardens of Stan Hywet. I liked these, I just don't know what they are... so I all them Summer...
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163/365 Pano rig

June 12, 2015 - Day 163 Some table top tent photography for today. This is my pano rig. Gets the camera in just the right position to t...
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162/365 Plants and Clouds

June 11, 2015 - Day 162 Looking for some good clouds today. Not too much to work with, but this little patch dresses up this planter on...
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161/365 Full bush

June 10, 2015 - Day 161 Full bush of blossoms!
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160/365 Half a kitchen

June 09, 2015 - Day 160 Our new floor! I really like it. New table and chairs are next! Took this in a 16 shot image and stitched them...
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159/365 Historic Pugh House

June 08, 2015 - Day 159 Traveled to Morrisville today in search of the photo of the day. Ended up at the Pugh House, a home on the Nati...
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158/365 Do you mind?

June 07, 2015 - Day 158 Dusty is trying to each one of her new Slims with Alfalfa rabbit treats, and I'm trying to take her picture. Sh...
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157/365 Bunch of bugs

June 06, 2015 - Day 157 Bunch of bugs near my front door. I think they are assassin bugs! Look out!
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156/365 First Gardenia of the year

June 05, 2015 - Day 156 First blossom of the year for my gardenia bushes. You smell these flowers before you see them... at least that...
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155/365 Bubbles

June 04, 2015 - Day 155 Bubble! 5 bubbles images overlaided and blended in Photoshop CC14. Fun!
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154/365 Hummingbirds are fast

June 03, 2015 - Day 154 Hummingbirds flying around the studio after dark. But I managed to get a photo! ISO 50, 50mm, 8s at f/11, 5...
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153/365 Lanterns

June 02, 2015 - Day 153 4 of my candle lanterns. All with LED candles. Pretty cool. ISO 400, 57mm, 3.2s at f/5
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152/365 Tropical Chicken Dog

June 01, 2015 - Day 152 For dinner tonight - grilled teriyaki boneless chicken breast, pepper jack cheese, green leaf lettuce, fresh pi...
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151/365 Plant

May 31, 2015 - Day 151 This is Eric's plant. He named it "Plant". Tough to argue with that. Needed an easy one today - flooring has m...
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150/365 DIY New floor in the kitchen

May 30, 2015 - Day 150 Putting in new flooring today. Matt and I got a bunch done... probably half way there putting it down. Then we...
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149/365 Jelly Bean II

May 29, 2015 - Day 149 Another in the SAS art collection, "Jelly Bean II" by John Clement. (Recall "Oiler" back on day 122). Used sel...
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148/365 Magnolia blossom do over

May 28, 2015 - Day 148 Another try at the Magnolia blossoms near home. This is on a different variety - I believe it is the dwarf "Lit...
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147/365 SAS Deer

May 27, 2015 - Day 147 Deer artwork at SAS. Pano stitched from 20 photos. Each of the individual photos was shot at 200mm and f/2.8 fo...
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146/365 Magnolia grandiflora ~ southern magnolia

May 26, 2015 - Day 146 Southern magnolia are in bloom! Large pretty flowers. What's not to like? ISO 400, 100mm, 1/250s at f/13, On...
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145/365 Hummingbirds found the feeder!

May 25, 2015 - Day 145 I've been waiting for weeks to see hummingbirds at the feeder. Today was the day. Guess they needed a holiday t...
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144/365 Assorted Duck Donuts

May 24, 2015 - Day 144 Donut run this morning! Clockwise from top left - The Beach, Chocolate Peanut, Maple Bacon, Vanilla Peanut, Str...
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143/365 WRAL Freedom Balloon Festival

May 23, 2015 - Day 143 Went to volunteer at the balloon festival this morning. Saw many balloons take off. They were heading out one a...
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