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141/365 Princess Belle

May 21, 2018 - Day 141 The little princess posed for photos today. We played in the grass, and then took some pictures. She is a prett...
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140/365 Circles in the creek

May 20, 2018 - Day 140 Always fun to look for circular swirls in moving water. They aren't always obvious until you take a long exposu...
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139/365 A walk along Brandywine creek

May 19, 2018 - Day 139 Nice walk along Brandywine creek today. Had a great time, and saw some pretty flowers. These are tiny, maybe a...
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138/365 No animal pattern here

May 18, 2018 - Day 138 This is the pen that was going to be a giraffe spotted pen. Now a nice conservative walnut pen. Probably just a...
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137/365 A fungus among us

May 17, 2018 - Day 137 Look at this big fungus thing on the base of my oak tree! It is pretty cool. The photo of the day! Focus stack...
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136/365 Wabbit Wednesday again already

May 16, 2018 - Day 136 Dusty is back. She sat down by the fireplace for a few pictures today. She is a good model. Enjoy Wabbit Wednes...
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135/365 Future Giraffe spotted pen

May 15, 2018 - Day 135 Here is a giraffe spot acrylic blank. I am going to make this into a pen for Dr. Kim. She graduates from Cornel...
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134/365 Pineapple closeup

May 14, 2018 - Day 134 Pineapples are cool fruits. 1. A pineapple is neither a pine nor an apple, but a fruit consisting of many berr...
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133/365 Final check on the little birds

May 13, 2018 - Day 133 They finally look like birds! I think this will be the last check on the birds. They are starting to know what...
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132/365 My first pen

May 12, 2018 - Day 132 Made my first pen today. And my second. First one is made of Walnut, the second is colorful acrylic. I think th...
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131/365 A pocket park

May 11, 2018 - Day 131 This is a lovely little park right on Kildaire Farm Rd near the Cary Arts Center. The focal point of the park i...
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130/365 My prize for second place Adirondack Life Magazine photo

May 10, 2018 - Day 130 My bowl came today! I like this one. It is a very pretty color. And it has a little different shape. Very nice,...
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129/365 Bunnies playing in the yard

May 09, 2018 - Day 129 My yard bunnies have fun. Doesn't he look happy?
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128/365 Baby bird update

May 08, 2018 - Day 128 Checked on the baby birds today. They are much bigger today. I don't know how many there are... I see one head...
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127/365 White meal

May 07, 2018 - Day 127 Had an all white meal today! That is actually brown rice, but brown rice is still pretty white. Grilled fish, s...
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126/365 Future bowl

May 06, 2018 - Day 126 I glued up a mixed wood blank to my first bowl. It is about 6 1/2 inches square, and about 3 inches think. I do...
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125/365 Workshop with a screen door

May 05, 2018 - Day 125 Added screen door to the shop today. I picked up two 30" sliding screen doors at Lowes today. Cut two grooves i...
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124/365 Name that tool

May 04, 2018 - Day 124 New turning tool arrived today. Any thoughts on what this could be? Do you know? OK, I'll tell...
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123/365 Fuzzy baby birds

May 03, 2018 - Day 123 The eggs have hatched... I can't tell how many birds are in this little lump of fuzz... can you? I'll keep watc...
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122/365 Top down, Doors off

May 02, 2018 - Day 122 Wrangler Wednesday (Sorry Dusty and all the rabbits out there!) Warm weather means one thing... time to put...
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121/365 Lathe is up and running

May 01, 2018 - Day 121 All the prep work is complete, and the lathe is up and running. It works great. Finished my first project today...
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120/365 Life is an adventure...

April 30, 2018 - ... enjoy the journey Day 120 One hundred and twenty days of photos! 435 Photos in the 2018 gallery. Wow. Almost a thi...
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119/365 Matt's Birthday

April 29, 2018 - Day 119 Went out for dinner to celebrate Matt's birthday. He choose Red Lobster. I ordered the grilled shrimp and Steak...
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118/365 Freedom Park

April 28, 2018 - Day 118 Late afternoon at the Veterans Freedom Park. Planned this trip earlier in the day when there were nice white cl...
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117/365 Adding power

April 27, 2018 - Day 117 I need more power in the workshop! Adding a couple more circuits to power the power tools. Here is a switch box...
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116/365 No ice today

April 26, 2018 - Day 116 I last visited this fountain when it was covered in ice! (January 6, 2018 photo) Certainly no ice today. Very p...
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115/365 Play time

April 25, 2018 - Day 115 Dusty climbing on me while I try to photograph her! That makes it difficult to get her!
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114/365 Bird in a box

April 24, 2018 - Day 114 Pretty little gold finch with eggs in a box.
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113/365 Long wavy hair

April 23, 2018 - Day 113 Me Monday. Look how long my hair is getting. Almost like 1979.
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112/365 Steak on the grill

April 22, 2018 - Day 112 New York Strip steak on the grill. Almost ready to take off. Thick and Juicy. Left one was marinated in Dale's...
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111/365 Happy bluebird

April 21, 2018 - Day 111 I sat down to rest after working in the yard today, and I made sure to have my camera with me and ready to go....
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110/365 New Treasure

April 20, 2018 - Day 110 Here is my new birthday present watch! It's a beauty! I haven't worn a watch for a few years... just used my ce...
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109/365 Wrapped to the Future

April 19, 2018 - Day 109 Interesting art piece in front of the Cary Arts Center. This is made from old school lockers from the Cary Elem...
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108/365 Wabbit Wednesday, wild cottontail edition

April 18, 2018 - Day 108 Here is one of my outside bunnies. I see this one often in the yard. This is a big bunny! I think he is happy l...
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107/365 Study in Circles and Colors

April 17, 2018 - Day 107 Different today. What is this? Leave a comment!
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106/365 One last flower day

April 16, 2018 - Day 106 One last day of my Azalea flowers for the 2018 photos. These are big 3 inch blossoms. Very pretty on a giant 12...
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105/365 I got roses!

April 15, 2018 - Day 105 Pretty yellow roses for today's photo. Aren't they pretty! I think so, happy to have these happy flowers! Enjoy...
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104/365 Honey, I've brought a stick for the nest

April 14, 2018 - 104/365 Herons are building their nests. This looks like a very nice stick. These big birds are interesting to watch....
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103/365 Handsome focused boy

April 13, 2018 - Day 103 Max is very focused while I get his photo for today's post. What a handsome boy!
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102/365 This one's for Mom

April 12, 2018 - Day 102 Mom liked the close-ups of each flower, but wanted a view of the entire bushes. I told her most of the bushes a...
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101/365 Wabbit Wednesday, Dusty is feelin' fine!

April 11, 2018 - Day 101 Miss Dusty is feeling so much better than last week. Glad to have a happy healthy bunny back.
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100/365 Look who's back!

April 10, 2018 - Day 100 This plant hasn't bloomed in many, many years. Looks great this year. Love the bearded iris when it shows up!...
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099/365 Another pretty flower in the yard

April 09, 2018 - Day 99 Almost to 100! Isn't this a pretty flower? Yes it is. And big too. Probably 2 to 3 inches across the blossom. A...
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098/365 Carolina Wren singing in the sunshine

April 08, 2018 - Day 98 A happy little Carolina Wren singing his morning song in the sunshine. Can you hear it?
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097/365 360° view of the workshop

April 07, 2018 - Day 97 Getting the workshop ready to do some turning. I added lighting and power outlets, setup some new tools, and jus...
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096/365 Dinner at Zaxby's

April 06, 2018 - Day 96 Food photography. A quick dinner at Zaxby's. 4 piece chicken fingerz patter. They gave me 5! Must be my lucky da...
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094/365 Dusty has a sick tummy

April 04, 2018 - Day 94 It is Wabbit Wednesday, and Dusty is a sad bunny. She has a sick tummy today, and isn't eating. At least that is...
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093/365 Twins

April 03, 2018 - Day 93 Flowers! Spring! Flowers!
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092/365 Dogwoods are blooming!

April 02, 2018 - Day 92 Dogwood tree blossomed on Saturday. I love these in the back yard. Spring!
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091/365 Happy Easter

April 01, 2018 - Day 91 Happy Easter everyone.
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090/365 Bee belly

March 31, 2018 - Day 90 The bees are out, must beeeee spring! And for something completely different... pretty day out. A cool bench by...
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089/365 New red Adirondack chair

March 30, 2018 - Day 89 An Adirondack chair from the Adirondacks. Bought this at The Wood Place in Wells, NY. Decided to paint it Classi...
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088/365 Field of flowers

March 29, 2018 - Day 88 This is actually a nice patch of flowers in an intersection median in Cary. It is in full bloom right now! Beaut...
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057/365 Dusty gets a treat

March 28, 2018 - Day 87 I brought in a nice fresh stick from the pear tree for the bunny today. She likes to chew on them, it is a good...
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086/365 The Azaleas are back!

March 27, 2018 - Day 86 First red azaleas are blooming. These are small (about an inch) blossoms, and the bushes are loaded! Enjoy......
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085/365 Lets be careful out there

March 26, 2018 - Day 85 Me Monday features some safety equipment. Here is my gear for running the wood lathe. I don't have the lathe yet...
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084/365 When you can't decide

March 25, 2018 - Day 84 When you can't decide if you want chocolate or vanilla... have them both!
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083/365 Three candles

March 24, 2018 - Day 83 Simple today. 3 candles. Simple.
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082/365 E Pluribus Unum 1882

March 23, 2018 - Day 82 More treasure from the treasure box. A silver Liberty dollar from my Great Grandmother. Treasure. Also in the tr...
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081/365 Not for everyone

March 22, 2018 - Day 81 Two new flamingos arrived this week. Aren't they GREAT! Why yes they are. Two neighborhood boys complemented me...
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080/365 Bunny face

March 21, 2018 - Day 80 Wabbit Wednesday with the closeup macro lens. This is the full frame - no cropping for this one. That's a big bu...
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079/365 Cherry blossom closeup

March 20, 2018 - Day 79 First day of spring! I brought a few cherry blossoms into the studio for some macro shots. They are very pretty...
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078/365 Cherry blossom season

March 19, 2018 - Day 78 Cherry tree is all in bloom. Spectacular! #StayThisWay #CantStayThisWay and a pano that went wrong...
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077/365 Sunset at Lake Crabtree

March 18, 2018 - Day 77 Pretty sunset. Not spectacular, but still very nice. Blue sky and contrails of RDU traffic.
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076/365 Gnomeland Security

March 17, 2018 - Day 76 Upgraded my home security. This should do it! No one will mess with this bad ass.
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075/365 Treasure box, dollar coins

March 16, 2018 - Day 75 More treasure from the box, Susan B Anthony, Sacagawea, and George Washington and I have one more dollar coin...
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074/365 Treasure box, Museum souvenir

March 15, 2018 - Day 74 Here is a souvenir tie tack I've had since I was very young. An Adirondack guide and his boat. Very cool piece....
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073/365 Dusty

March 14, 2018 - Day 73 Must be Wabbit Wednesday. Must be.
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072/365 Pet store visit

March 13, 2018 - Day 72 Went to the pet store today. Dusty needed her manni peddi. They always have puppies in the store. I want to brin...
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071/365 Winter isn't done yet

March 12, 2018 - Day 71 Reminded that it is still winter... at least for 8 more days. The rain turned to sleet and then to snow. Very pr...
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070/365 Treasure from the Treasure box

March 11, 2018 - Day 70 My old high school ring. Mayfield Central School class of 1981. The Panthers. Mom ('56?) was a Panther, Dad ('54...
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069/365 Last HSOT Basketball Games for 2018

March 10, 2018 - Day 69 Spent all day on the UNC campus in the Dean Smith center shooting the NCHSAA 2A basketball championship games. S...
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068/365 Pretty little light

March 09, 2018 - Day 68 White on white. Using the new white backdrop that arrived yesterday. Works with the pretty white light that I ha...
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067/365 Bowl of apples

March 08, 2018 - Day 67 A nice bowl of apples. Red Delicious or Macintosh?
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066/365 Welcoming a new friend

March 07, 2018 - Day 66 Dusty is greeting a new friend. The Bunny Crossing bunny has been on the wall for a week - it was time for him t...
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065/365 Piece of cake

March 06, 2018 - Day 65 Piece of Tuxedo Chocolate Mousse Cake to be precise! Yummy. From Costco. Been looking at this in the case for a...
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064/365 Pretty pair

March 05, 2018 - Day 64 Love these little purple flowers in the yard. What are they? {I've been informed they are Hyacinths!}
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063/365 What I did with it...

March 04, 2018 - Day 63 A few photos from the basketball shoot. The facilities were nice, but loud! A good day of sport shooting... Der...
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062/365 What's in my bag

March 03, 2018 - Day 62 Heading out to photograph 2 basketball games for highschoolot.com. This is my kit for the shoot. 2 camera bodies...
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061/365 It's my birthday!

March 02, 2018 - Day 61 Birthday selfie for day 61. That's DAY 61, NOT birthday 61!!! Happy Birthday to ME.
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060/365 2nd place photo

March 01, 2018 - Day 60 Here is a photo of my photo in Adirondack Life magazine. Took 2nd place in the black and white category. Very pl...
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058/365 Spring is here

February 27, 2018 - Day 58 Spring has arrived. The Crocus are in bloom, daffodils looking bright and happy, pear tree all lit up, and bloss...
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057/365 Pear blossom time of the year

February 26, 2018 - Day 57 The pear tree is in full bloom! Here is one little blossom cluster. Very pretty time of the year.
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056/365 Gook Luck Lake

February 25, 2018 - Day 56 Good Luck Lake is the prize at the end of a short hike. The water and ice make give the lake a beautiful shade o...
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055/365 Princess Belle

February 24, 2018 - Day 55 The little Princess out for a morning walk in the snow. She's a pretty little girl!
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054/365 Fly Pond

February 23, 2018 - Day 54 Sunrise at Fly Pond. Beautiful morning light.
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053/365 Unexpected snowkids on the lake

February 22, 2018 - Day 53 Hiked to Rock Lake, and found two small snow kids on the lake. Their heads were small and missing, so we gave th...
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052/365 Kick back bunny

February 21, 2018 - Day 52 Dusty just finished her cookie, and her morning run around. Time to stretch out on the nice cool floor and chill...
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051/365 The heros

February 20, 2018 - Day 51 There are 40 marble slabs, one for each of the passengers and crew members near the crash site. The memorial sla...
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050/365 A field of honor forever

February 19, 2018 - Day 50 The Flight 93 National Memorial. This is the crash site of United Flight 93 on Sept 11, 2001. It is the final re...
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049/365 Will they nest here this year?

February 18, 2018 - Day 49 Almost nesting season. Will this camper be used this year? Last year I had a wooden house here, but the carpente...
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048/365 Welcoming committee

February 17, 2018 - Day 48 Two of my welcoming committe members. Right up at the road by the mailbox. The pink flamingo has the day off!...
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047/365 First Daffodils of the new year

February 16, 2018 - Day 47 The warm wet weather has the daffodils blooming. These bright and happy flowers are always always welcome.
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046/365 The one that got away

February 15, 2018 - Day 46 I was driving through Bond Park looking for photo oportunities, when I spotted this large red tailed hawk on a l...
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044/365 Is this a Mallard

February 13, 2018 - Day 44 (Another ducky day) This big boy is much bigger than the other ducks on Bond Lake. But my bird book doesn't have...
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043/365 “Big Copacabana Wave”

February 12, 2018 - Day 43 Visited downtown Cary looking for photography subjects. I found a few at the library. The big wave is by Ana Hub...
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042/365 Camellia, It is time for your closeup

February 11, 2018 - Day 42 A Camellia near my front porch. I always like the winter blooms. Pretty flower, and the bush has more blossoms r...
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041/365 Sunset over the river

February 10, 2018 - Day 41 That's it, beach week is over. Hope you enjoyed it as much as I did.
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040/365 Birds and beach - Fort Fisher State Recreation Area

February 09, 2018 - Day 40 Pretty beach scene on a Sunday afternoon. Had the beach to myself. Must have been the rain, wind and cold. It is...
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039/365 The trees at Fort Fisher

February 08, 2018 - Day 39 Taken at Fort Fisher State Historic Site. There trees are so interesting. They grow between the old fortificatio...
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038/365 That's not a Wabbit!

February 07, 2018 - Day 38 Dusty has the week off... cuz that's not a wabbit. This is a White Ibis along the trail to the Fort Fisher recr...
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037/365 Afternoon at the mouth of the Cape Fear

February 06, 2018 - Day 37 Afternoon at the tip of Federal Point, where the Cape Fear flows to join the Atlantic Ocean. A cold, sunny day w...
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036/365 At the beach

February 05, 2018 - Day 36 Me Monday at the Beach. Winter at the beach is a treat. It was upper 30°s, very windy and sunny! Very few people...
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035/365 Beach week at Karl Fisher Photography

February 04, 2018 - Day 35 It's beach week. I can't spend a week at the beach, but I can post beach pictures for a week! Carolina Beach, n...
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034/365 Portable artist easel for sale

February 03, 2018 - Day 34 Photo for ebay listing of a Ravenna Box Easel. 1 of 4 photos in a product white box tent. Didn't come out bad...
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033/365 Intersting Flowers

February 02, 2018 - Day 33 Like these interesting flowers in a park in Cary. I don't know what it is, but it is pretty.
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032/365 Golden winter forest scene

February 01, 2018 - Day 32 The forest has different stars in the winter. Love these glowing leaves in the forest in winter. Simple scene. V...
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031/365 Cookie please

January 31, 2018 - Day 31 Dusty would like a cookie. Not really cookies... we call her timothy hay treats cookies. And she loves them. Cut...
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030/365 Back yard birding

January 30, 2018 - Day 30 Pretty little finch in the back yard on a rainy day. They love the bird feeders!
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029/365 Dirty dead fly

January 29, 2018 - Day 29 Gross and creepy, but also interesting looking. Found this dirty dead fly on my window sill... just had to photo...
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028/365 Black cat goes boom

January 28, 2018 - Day 28 Tried to photograph a pack of black cat firecrackers going off today. It worked. Twice. And a small fountain too...
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027/365 Quiet beauty

January 27, 2018 - Day 27 Visited the NC Museum of Natural Science's Prarie Ridge Ecostation. Too many people around to see many birds. (W...
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026/365 Mercury Dime Macro Testing

January 26, 2018 - Day 26 Testing my options for Macro photography. I put my extension tubes on 3 different lenses to see what would get t...
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025/365 Veterans Freedom Tower at night

January 25, 2018 - Day 25 Cary Verterans Freedom tower. Went to make star trails around the tower... but the clouds came in so I decided t...
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024/365 Bunny Friends

January 24, 2018 - Day 24 All of Dusty's bunny friends got together for a photoshoot. Think Dusty would like this printed and framed for h...
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023/365 Just Duckie

January 23, 2018 - Day 23 Beautiful Mallard duck stopped by the studio today. Such a pretty boy.
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022/365 Big Muskie Me

January 22, 2018 - Day 22 Me Monday number 2! I'm in the Big Muskie Bucket. Wow, that's a big bucket.
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021/365 Winter mountain side

January 21, 2018 - Day 21 Looking for a photo... and this is it. Kept stopping, and looking, but really didn't end up where I needed to me...
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019/365 A Rabbit and her Boy

January 19, 2018 - Day 19 Love this statue of a rabbit and her boy. Looks a bit like Dusty! This was a birthday gift from Dusty's Godmomma...
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018/365 Got a little snow

January 18, 2018 - Day 18 We got 4 to 6 inches of snow! Yeah Snow! Very pretty in the trees. Will walk later this evening to explore some...
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017/365 Is it Wabbit Wednesday again already?

January 17, 2018 - Day 17 Not ready for a portrait session! Cute bunny even with only one ear... Shooting with a shallow depth of field t...
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016/365 Chaos to the Right

January 16, 2018 - Day 16 It is what It is.
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015/365 Me

January 15, 2018 - Day 15 First Me Monday shot. Dusty said it was my turn if she had to handle all the Wednesday photos. Fair enough. Umb...
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014/365 Lake Crabtree County Park

January 14, 2018 - Day 14 Sea gull portrait day at Lake Crabtree. Sunny but cold and windy afternoon. Birds seemed happy enough, so I was...
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012/365 Do my socks match

January 12, 2018 - Day 12 First duck photos of the new year. You know, you can't have too many duck pictures. EF 100-400 II with a 1.4x t...
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011/365 HD Timelapse

January 11, 2018 - Day 11 Shot for 30 minutes to make a short night sky time lapse. Just enough cloud movement to make things interesting.
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010/365 Another Wabbit Wednesday

January 10, 2018 - Day 10 Miss Dusty is grooming me. She takes very good care of me. She is a kind, loving bunny.
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009/365 Star light ball

January 09, 2018 - Day 9 Ball of light? Ball of stars? Dreamy!
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007/365 Ice and more Ice

January 07, 2018 - Day 7 Visited WRAL today, knowing the fountain out front is what they are calling Fountain Mountain. Lots and lots of i...
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006/365 Water and Ice

January 06, 2018 - Day 6 Found the ice. New fountain in Cary. Been below freezing for days, and the ice has built up nicely on this founta...
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005/365 Fire and Water

January 05, 2018 - Day 5 Went out looking for icy fountains this evening. Been below freezing for 5 or 6 days now, and some fountains are...
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004/365 Snow day, Southern Style

January 04, 2018 - Day 4 It snowed! We only got about a half inch, and it melted quickly where the sun hit it. SAS Building R
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003/365 Wabbit Wednesday

January 03, 2018 - Day 3 First Wabbit Wednesday of the year. I don't beleive *all* Wednesdays will be of Wabbits, but many of them will....
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