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170/365 What has a mass of 7.3476 x 10^22 Kilograms?

June 19, 2018 - Day 170 Here is a hint! A surprisingly clear sky for such a hot humid night!
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169/365 Apple boxes are ready for top coat

June 18, 2018 - Day 169 Here is a photo that I promised to share back on day 166... the apple boxes. Here we have 2 "full" boxes and on...
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168/365 Happy Fathers Day

June 17, 2018 - Day 168 I've been working on my mustache. I think I have it just right now! It's a cardboard mustache that was part...
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167/365 Playing with color

June 16, 2018 - Day 167 Simple photo, with some unusual choices on how to process the colors. And one with more normal processing:...
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166/365 Next up, apple box project

June 15, 2018 - Day 166 I am ready to start another project in the shop. Not a lathe project this weekend. Making apple boxes. In th...
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165/365 Flag Day

June 14, 2018 - Day 165 Went out this evening looking for flags on flag day. Found 'em! Flags at the library and the arts center. Calm...
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164/365 Home sweet home

June 13, 2018 - Day 164 Dusty retreated to her condo when the camera came out for Wabbit Wednesday. I could still photograph her, but m...
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163/365 Monster gardenia bush is in bloom!

June 12, 2018 - Day 163 The big bush is in bloom. Smells great!
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162/365 New travel mug, fresh off the lathe

June 11, 2018 - Day 162 I transformed the blank shown on day 155 into a very handsome travel mug. Many firsts on this project - first s...
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161/365 Remember all those pear blossoms?

June 10, 2018 - Day 161 The pear tree is loaded with pears this year. Didn't have any last year. Lots this year. Doesn't really matter.
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160/365 “Leaflets of three, leave be”

June 09, 2018 - Day 160 And this is why I'm always a mess after yard work! Another patch to treat, and another, and another... I'll be...
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159/365 The vine that ate the South

June 08, 2018 - Day 159 I drove over to Lake Crabtree hoping for a nice sunset. It didn't really happen, but I didn't come away empty h...
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158/365 Roadside flowers

June 07, 2018 - Day 158 Stopped after getting hay for Dusty to photography flowers in the middle of a traffic circle in the shopping ce...
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157/365 Must be Wabbit Wednesday!

June 06, 2018 - Day 157 Here's Dusty!
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156/365 The evil Mimosa is blooming

June 05, 2018 - Day 156 The Mimosa trees are blooming. They will be pretty for a couple of weeks, then they will go back to their ugly...
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155/365 My next turning blank

June 04, 2018 - I put together an 8 stave turning blank. It is oak, cherry, and walnut. It should be fun... It will be a stainless steel...
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153/365 First bowl is done!

June 02, 2018 - Day 153 I completed my first bowl on the lathe today. I think it came out very nice! I wish I knew what the light wood...
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151/365 Not an Elvis

May 31, 2018 - Day 151 After dinner trip to Goodberry's Frozen Custard. Flavor of the day was lemon. So my flavor of the day was vanil...
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150/365 Wild Wabbit Wednesday

May 30, 2018 - Day 150 Two wild wabbits on Wabbit Wednesday, and then a couple of Dusty because she was feeling left out!
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149/365 New favorite shirt

May 29, 2018 - Day 149 Received a new shirt last week... isn't it great! Now I need 6 more just like it and I can wear it everyday of...
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148/365 Coming all together now

May 28, 2018 - Day 148 Today I made a rack for my turning tools. Good to get them up off the workbench. I have a few holes in the lath...
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147/365 700 mile drive in the rain

May 27, 2018 - Day 147 Drove almost 700 miles today, mostly in the rain. Not much time for beautiful photos... but I did take some wit...
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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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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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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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095/365 A different pink

April 05, 2018 - Day 95 Brought a few new pink azaleas into the studio for today's shot. Pink on white - great combination!
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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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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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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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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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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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059/365 Girls Basketball: Laney vs Heritage

February 28, 2018 - Saniya Rivers (22) of E.A. Laney blocks Alana Brown (15) of Heritage. E.A. Laney travels to Heritage in the 4th round of...
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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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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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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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045/365 Bunny tail

February 14, 2018 - Day 45 Dusty is running away from Wabbit Wednesday photo shoot! A quick dive into a box and she is safe from the camera...
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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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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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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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016/365 Chaos to the Right

January 16, 2018 - Day 16 It is what It is.
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