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365/365 Time to Celebrate

December 31, 2018 - Day 365 I did it! A new picture each day for an entire year. Actually, considerably more... there are 1259 photos in my...
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364/365 Dad and Me

December 30, 2018 - Day 364 Had a nice visit with Dad this week. He is doing well and it was great to see him.
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363/365 Christmas Lights at the Gloversville Bunny Farm

December 29, 2018 - Day 363 No bunnies here at the bunny farm in winter, but lots and lots of pretty lights! Merry Christmas from Gloversvi...
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362/365 Mom's bears

December 28, 2018 - Day 362 Here are Mom's bear frends. Buddy and others are on the shelf. Ozzy and Izzy are on the bed. It is winter, but...
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361/365 Mom's place after Christmas

December 27, 2018 - Day 361 Mom and I posed for a nice photo in front of the Christmas tree. Do you like the way Mom wears her glasses?
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360/365 Last Wabbit Wednesday of 2018

December 26, 2018 - Day 360 Here is our pretty bunny girl on the last Wabbit Wednesday of the year. She really isn't going to miss this. Sh...
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359/365 Merry Christmas

December 25, 2018 - Day 361 Have your self a Merry Christmas!
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358/365 Dusty just saw Santa

December 24, 2018 - Day 358 Dusty heard a noise outside, and guess who flew over? Santa! She was so excited! Merry Christmas.
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356/365 Another batch of pens

December 22, 2018 - Day 356 Finished a batch of pens today. All similar, all a unique. Which do you like?
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355/365 Sleigh ride

December 21, 2018 - Day 355 Don't these little bears look comfy! It is a good night for a sleigh ride. That is a perfect way to see Christm...
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354/365 New Angel is here

December 20, 2018 - Day 354 The new angel is here, and she is on the tree. She looks beautiful. Merry Christmas!
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353/365 Next to last 2018 Wabbit Wednesday

December 19, 2018 - Day 353 Dusty is having a good evening, she knows there aren't many Wabbit Wednesdays left. Only one more after today!...
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352/365 Night sky

December 18, 2018 - Day 352 We have a bright moon, and partly cloudy skies tonight. 30s exposure gives nice movement in the clouds. Calm ni...
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350/365 Ducks at Mattamuskeet

December 16, 2018 - Day 350 I photographed ducks and swans at Lake Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge. It was a misty, rainy day, but th...
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349/365 Snow Geese at Pungo Lake

December 15, 2018 - Day 349 Found a huge flock of snow geese today! Traveled to the preserve at Pungo Lake. Had rainy, foggy, but warm weat...
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348/365 The Maple Sun

December 14, 2018 - Day 348 The latest project to come off the lathe. 8" Hard Maple bowl/platter. 2" thick. Carved and airbrushed in yellow...
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347/365 Still lots of snow

December 13, 2018 - Day 347 Thursday evening, and Sunday's snow is still here! The flamingos are no longer covered, and Santa should be bac...
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346/365 Dusty

December 12, 2018 - Day 346 Just a simple photo of Dusty. She posed while I grabbed the camera. One shot from above, one shot straight on....
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345/365 More Funko Pop! figures

December 11, 2018 - Day 345 More Funko Pop! figures from the Harry Potter advent calendar. From left to right - Dobbie, Fred, Hedwig, Hagri...
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344/365 Town Hall with snow and Christmas lights

December 10, 2018 - Day 344 Stopped by the town hall this evening. It is pretty with the snow and the decorations.
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343/365 Snow day

December 09, 2018 - Day 343 Lots of snow today! Got about 7 inches of snow before it turned to rain. Very pretty morning. Hope we get a few...
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342/365 More shop time today

December 08, 2018 - Day 342 I made another nice little tea light holder today. This is Cherry wood. Stands about 5" tall, and finished up q...
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341/365 Christmas Decorations

December 07, 2018 - Day 341 I drove around tonight looking for nice Christmas decorations. I didn't find any over-the-top displays to photo...
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340/365 Light dance

December 06, 2018 - Day 340 It is what it is! Merry Christmas!
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339/365 Cute bunny

December 05, 2018 - Day 339 It's Wabbit Wednesday again. Grabbed my fast 50mm lens, and left the flash in the flash drawer... Dusty doesn't...
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338/365 4 days of Harry Potter

December 04, 2018 - Day 338 Here are the first four Funco Pops from the advent calendar. Day 1 is Harry Potter himself. Day 2 is a Thestral...
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336/365 Chrsitmas Lights

December 02, 2018 - Day 336 Christmas lights at Stan Hywet house and gardens. The lights at the annual Deck the Halls. The pictures don't d...
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335/365 December has arrived

December 01, 2018 - Day 335 I find December's palette calming and beautiful. After the exciting fall colors fade, it is time to reset, go b...
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329/365 Pen making day

November 25, 2018 - Day 329 I made some pens today. The purple one is for my sister Karen. (Don't tell her!) She is crazy about purple. The...
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328/365 A wet and chilly fall night on Trillingham Lane

November 24, 2018 - Day 328 Rained much of the day today, and the temperature is hanging at 40°. Perfect night for some street photography.
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327/365 Have some pie!

November 23, 2018 - Day 327 Time for a piece of pumpkin pie. It is one of my favorite things about Thanksgiving. Yummy pumpkin pie. Topped...
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326/365 Yellow and blue wide rimmed shallow bowl

November 22, 2018 - Day 326 It is done! You saw this in the sneak peek back on day 316. Sure looks different now. The bowl portion is about...
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325/365 Dusty on the Wabbit Wednesday before Thanksgiving

November 21, 2018 - Day 325 Dusty is getting ready for Thanksgiving. She doesn't share the Thanksgiving turkey, but she'll get some good Ti...
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324/365 Third moon photo for the year

November 20, 2018 - Day 324 Back to the moon. Or at least back to photographing the moon. I can't go back because I've never been there! T...
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323/365 Tree tops in late afternoon sunshine

November 19, 2018 - Day 323 Treetops in the backyard from the driveway. Some bare, some green, some orange... Lightroom HDR panorama proces...
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322/365 Best Western Duck failure

November 18, 2018 - Day 322 I acquired this little duck while staying at the Best Western Inn in Staunton Virginia for the Woodturning symp...
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321/365 The park after dark

November 17, 2018 - Day 321 Spooky bond park after dark! I like the way the parking lot lights shine through the trees and down the slope....
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318/365 My Dusty

November 14, 2018 - Day 218 Once again, it is Miss Dusty for Wabbit Wednesday! Pretty girl!
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317/365 Ready for winter, ready to skate

November 13, 2018 - Day 317 This little guy always gets to skate... maybe I'll get to as well this winter. Been too long!
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315/365 Color is on the ground now

November 11, 2018 - Day 315 I found all of these leaves in the driveway this afternoon. What a nice variety! Most of the ones in the drivew...
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314/365 My birds

November 10, 2018 - Day 314 Some of my birds. I'll do another batch before the end of the year.
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313/365 Little coke bottle

November 09, 2018 - Day 313 More treasure! A little 1 1/2" coke bottle. Mom gave it to me. But not just a coke bottle... it is a lighter! D...
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312/365 FJ&G E.R.R.

November 08, 2018 - Day 312 Here is some history. Two tokens from the old Fonda, Johnstown and Gloversville railroad. Or its predecessor th...
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310/365 Another new tool

November 06, 2018 - Day 310 This is the Colwood Detailer wood burning tool. I picked this up while in Virginia at the Woodturning symposium...
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309/365 New Grex airbrush

November 05, 2018 - Day 309 I bought an airbrush for painting my wood turnings while at the Woodturning symposium this weekend. Putting it...
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308/365 Shenandoah Valley from Betsy Bell Wilderness Park

November 04, 2018 - Betsy Bell Wilderness Park overlooks the valley. It is a park in Staunton Virginia. There is a narrow gravel road to the...
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306/365 Walmart home decor

November 02, 2018 - Day 306 Random photo of the day. I traveled to Fishersville Virginia for the Virginia Woodturners Symposium. Dark rainy...
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305/365 Fall dogwoods

November 01, 2018 - Day 305 Dogwoods in the back yard.
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303/365 Ducky day at Bond park

October 30, 2018 - Day 303 I went to Bond park to get some duck photos today, no knowing it was the Pumpkin Flotilla. I'm not sure what a...
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302/365 Field tree

October 29, 2018 - Day 302 A lone tree in a farm field in the morning light. Very peaceful, even if this tree looks a bit spooky! I always...
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301/365 Forest in motion

October 28, 2018 - Day 301 More forest photos for today, but it is all about the color and the feeling. Different kind of photos than I us...
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300/365 Color comes to the forest

October 27, 2018 - Day 300 A triple exposure of a misty diffused lit forest scene. One sharp, and 2 more out of focus and blended to wrap...
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297/365 Good hair day

October 24, 2018 - Day 297 I did Dusty's hair for photos today. Pretty bunny!
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296/365 Turning by product

October 23, 2018 - Day 296 This is what I have in the shop after turning a couple things... lots of shavings, chips, and dust. Hopefully m...
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294/365 The sun has set over Lake Crabtree

October 21, 2018 - Day 294 I dashed out of the house after eating dinner tonight to get the day's photo. I got to the lake just in time. T...
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293/365 Time for the closeup

October 20, 2018 - Day 293 I didn't like yesterday's photo very much... so I decided to do one more of the jack o'lantern. I think this is...
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292/365 Getting ready for a Happy Halloween!

October 19, 2018 - Day 292 I did some carving this evening. What do you think? Scary? Happy? I like it. Enjoy!
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291/365 Pre Jack-o'-Lanteen

October 19, 2018 - Day 291 Soon (tomorrow?) this will become a Jack-o'-lantern! Should I make it fun? Or scary? I'm thinking scary! I am s...
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290/365 Miss Dusty

October 17, 2018 - Day 290 It is Wabbit Wednesday again. Here's Dusty!
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289/365 Time for another selfie

October 16, 2018 - Day 289 I took Eric's picture here on Sunday... my turn. Looks like my glasses need to be adjusted!
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288/365 Light painting flowers

October 15, 2018 - Day 288 Photographing flowers in the dark... with a 3 cell Maglite to selective light the flowers.
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287/365 The birthday boy - Eric's 25th

October 14, 2018 - Day 287 The birthday boy posed for today's photo... he wanted a majestic looking up thinking pose... so that is what he...
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286/365 Castle inspired tea light

October 13, 2018 - Day 286 Back in the shop today. First time in a month. First time since I had a nasty reaction to wood dust. It felt gr...
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285/365 The Cary on a Friday evening

October 12, 2018 - Day 285 I made it back to The Cary after dark. So much more interesting than in the daylight. I didn't see The Camerama...
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284/365 Wabbit Thursday?

October 11, 2018 - Day 284 A special edition of Wabbit Wednesday! The last two Wednesday have been part of my Adirondack series, so Dusty...
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283/365 Light keeps changing

October 10, 2018 - Day 283 A panoramic image from the overlook on Route 30 near Indian Lake. What a pretty day! This is the final photo...
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282/365 Shore of Lake Durant

October 09, 2018 - Day 282 Some very pretty scenery at Lake Durant. Leaves are changing. A bright but overcast day.
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281/365 Fly pond fall morning

October 08, 2018 - Day 281 A nice fall morning at fly pond. Mist over the trees, calm water, some nice color starting to show. Very pretty...
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280/365 Sunrise at Raquette Lake South Inlet

October 07, 2018 - Day 280 Another misty sunrise in the Adirondacks. It was close to being a very colorful sunrise, but the color stayed l...
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278/365 Eight Lake on a cloudy fall morning

October 05, 2018 - Day 278 Cloudy skies as a storm moves in at Eight Lake. The color just kept shifting from blue to yellow as the clouds...
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275/365 Sunset Seventh Lake

October 02, 2018 - Day 275 Just when I had given up on a colorful sunset, the sky turned pink! Luckily I hadn't put the camera away, and I...
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273/365 Adirondack Sunset

September 30, 2018 - Day 273 Sunset at the Woods Inn in Inlet, NY. This is the start of an Adirondack week here on my photo of the day. Fort...
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272/365 Art by R

September 29, 2018 - Another large work on SAS campus in front of building R. I like this one in the sunlight. Named "Subconscious Musings" b...
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271/365 Crushed something

September 28, 2018 - Day 271 I have photogrpaphed this scene at night. Looks so different with this scuplture lit from below, with SAS build...
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270 Not artwork!

September 27, 2018 - Day 270 After seeing all the sculptures around campus, you might at first think this is more art... no, this is for pul...
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268/365 Deer!

September 25, 2018 - Day 268 Frightened Deer by Richard Rothschild is placed near the athletic fields on the SAS campus. The vegitation has...
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267/365 Striking

September 24, 2018 - Day 267 Located at the front entrance of Building S is a piece named "Point Traveling Through Space At An Erratic Speed...
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266/365 Quest at SAS

September 23, 2018 - Day 266 This 30' tall painted steel sculpture is entitled "Quest". Johanna Jordan is the artist. It is painted in the b...
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265/365 Floating

September 22, 2018 - Day 265 Almost floating... look carefully and you can see the webs holding it. Happy first day of Fall! This little lea...
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264/365 Series 4 No. 5

September 21, 2018 - The first day in a series of shots from SAS campus. The campus has a large collection of sculptures and other artworks....
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260/365 Could be a lot worse

September 17, 2018 - Day 260 The yard needs a good raking! I'm not complaining that this is what Florence left behind, as it could be a lot...
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259/365 Last photo in the Florence gourd trilogy

September 16, 2018 - Day 259 Hurricane/Tropical storm Florance is finally leaving the area. We've been under hurricane watches, tropical sto...
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258/365 More gourds or decrative pumpkins

September 15, 2018 - Day 258 I love these little guys. Such vivid colors and cool textures. I hope they last a while. I've had some that dry...
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257/365 Looking forward to fall

September 14, 2018 - Day 257 I didn't want summer to end, but now I am looking forward to a nice cool and pleasant fall. I found this guy in...
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256/365 Storm prep

September 13, 2018 - Day 256 Hurricane Florence is headed our way, and most people have some preparation work before the wind and rain arriv...
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255/365 Dusty on Wabbit Wednesday

September 12, 2018 - Day 255 More photos of the cute bunny! Happy Wabbit Wednesday.
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254/365 Hazards of wood turning

September 11, 2018 - Day 254 Suffering from a rash caused by exposure to wood dust! Both arms from the elbow to the wrist, and all around my...
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253/365 9/11 Memorial, Apex NC

September 10, 2018 - Day 253 On this September 10th 2018, we remember 17 years ago tomorrow - September 11, 2001. Right down the street fro...
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252/365 Apex NC

September 09, 2018 - Day 252 Drove one town over to see what I could find. Ended up in the pretty little downtown section of Apex NC. Fairly...
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251/365 3 more pens

September 08, 2018 - Day 251 I finished 3 pens today. I am pretty sure they will end up as Christmas gifts... pens for everyone this year! W...
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250/365 A bunny and it isn't even Wabbit Wednesday

September 07, 2018 - Day 250 I was looking for my photo when I saw this lit up outside as darkenss fell. I shot this before in the daylight,...
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249/365 LED flicker tea light

September 06, 2018 - Day 249 The latest project off the lathe. A pretty maple tea light candle. The little LED tea lights are perfect for a...
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248/365 Wabbit Wednesday, Birthday edition

September 05, 2018 - Day 248 It is Dusty's birthday week! We celebrate it on Labor day. Today was the day to open presents and a card. Very...
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247/365 First United Methodist Church

September 04, 2018 - Day 247 A quick photo of the First United Methodist Church in Cary NC. Blue sky behind me, dark stormy sky ahead. Our w...
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246/365 107 W Chatham

September 03, 2018 - Day 246 The old timey mural at 107 W Chatham Street. I beleive this is part of Ashworh's pharmacy, or at least it is co...
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245/365 Cary Train Station

September 02, 2018 - Day 245 Cary train station on a summer afternoon. Looks like a nice blue sky, and it was pointing in this direction......
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244/365 A small Quebracho vase

September 01, 2018 - Day 244 Here is a small bud vase from Quebracho. I used a small test tube to line the vase. I really like the quebracho...
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243/365 Osage orange and mesquite bowl

August 31, 2018 - Day 243 A nice little (4-5 inch diameter) lidded bowl from Osage orange and mesquite. Both hardwoods. Turned very nicel...
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242/365 Square(ish) bowl - Leopard Wood

August 30, 2018 - Day 242 Finished a square-ish bowl today. Pretty leopard wood. Different turning for a different wood. I liked it. Next...
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241/365 Smile for the cam

August 29, 2018 - Day 241 Dusty smiling for the camera on Wabbit Wednesday. She is a pretty bunny!
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239/365 Happy double sunflower

August 27, 2018 - Day 239 This sunflower is so happy, a single size head can't contain it all... the happiness burst out into a double su...
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237/365 Mushrooms along the trails

August 25, 2018 - Day 237 It is a good year for mushrooms. Found some interesting ones in the woods along the trails.
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236/365 View from the top of Baldface mountain

August 24, 2018 - Day 236 Here is a pretty panoramic image from the top of Baldface mountain. To get to the trail you have to paddle acro...
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235/365 East Jimmy Creek Waterfall

August 23, 2018 - Day 235 Today I visited East Jimmy Creek Waterfall. My first visit there. It is a very pretty waterfall. Probably about...
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234/365 Happy Wabbit Wednesday in the pines

August 22, 2018 - Day 234 Dusty has the week off... but these little rabbits were happy to party in the pines. Wabbits are happy critters...
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233/365 The pines

August 21, 2018 - Day 233 Trying to get a nice shot of a pine grove. I'll keep trying...
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231/365 Belle goes for a swim

August 19, 2018 - Day 231 Belle isn't a water dog, but a cool swim on a hot day is good for her. She is a good swimmer, although she does...
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226/365 Sunset at the lake

August 14, 2018 - Day 226 Back to Lake Crabtree to see if there would be a nice sunset. Things looked promising - we had clouds and it wa...
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224/365 Great Blue Heron

August 12, 2018 - Day 224 Great Blue Heron on the shores of Lake Crabtree. Went to one of my go-to spots... Looking for a sunset, but I f...
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223/365 Yard shrooms

August 11, 2018 - Day 223 Been a nice wet summer so far. The mushrooms and moss in the yard love it.
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221/365 Trail crossroads in Bond Park

August 09, 2018 - Day 221 The East Coast Greenway crossroads in Bond Park. White Oak Creek trail and Black Creek trails instersect here....
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219/365 Ducks ducks ducks

August 07, 2018 - Day 219 I visited my duck friends at Bond Park. They are a happy bunch of ducks.
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216/365 The Cary

August 04, 2018 - Day 216 Cary's oldest movie theater. Now owned and run by the Town of Cary, this theater hosts a variety of events. Goo...
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215/365 Ashworth's Drug Store

August 03, 2018 - Day 215 Here for 61 years, and going strong, Ashworth's pharmacy. Old fashioned soda counter makes this a landmark in t...
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214/365 Oak Leaf Shade Bench

August 02, 2018 - Day 214 Another in the Academy Street Artwork Project. This one is Oak Leaf Shade Bench by Jim Gallucci.
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213/365 Must be Wabbit Wednesday again!

August 01, 2018 - Day 213 Some more Dusty photos! Yeah!
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212/365 Gemini

July 31, 2018 - Day 212 Academy street is lined with art, all part of CaryASAP - Academy Street Artwork Project. This one is 'Gemini' b...
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211/365 Veterans Freedom Park before a storm

July 30, 2018 - Day 211 Dramatic skies before a storm in the Cary Veterans Freedom park. When the rain came it came hard.
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210/365 The beast

July 29, 2018 - Day 210 These spiders live in front of the SAS RFC. They are huge. This one is about 2 inches! The others are a bit sma...
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209/365 Big dipper over Gloversville

July 28, 2018 - Day 209 I managed to get one shot of the big dipper before the clouds came in... I wanted the milky way, but I'll have...
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208/365 Woodchuck Hill field and forest preserve

July 27, 2018 - Day 208 I made a quick stop at Woodchuck Hill field and forest preserve today. Nice little preserve with a hiking trail...
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203/365 Transistion from golden flowers to golden birds

July 22, 2018 - Day 203 The sunflowers may be done blooming, and that is fine with the birds! The sunflower patch was LOADED with gold...
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202/365 Sunny day

July 21, 2018 - Day 202 Visited some sunflowers planted along I-40 at an exit /entrance ramp. Most have gone to seed, but a few are sti...
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200/365 Landscaping at the shopping center

July 19, 2018 - Day 200 Picking up greens for Dusty, and looking for the photo of the day. Found these pretty plants in the shopping pl...
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196/365 Lathe fail

July 15, 2018 - Day 196 They don't all work out. Here is a nice 8" pecan bowl that turned into a failure, and a valuable lesson. It was...
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195/365 Another bowl

July 14, 2018 - Day 195 Another bowl off the lathe. This is a pretty little figured maple bowl. Finished with a friction polish shellac...
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193/365 Sunset on the new Building A

July 12, 2018 - Day 193 Sunset on the SAS campus at the site of the new SAS Building A. Opening early in 2019, the exterior is complete...
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192/365 Good morning bunny

July 11, 2018 - Day 192 My outside bunny posed this morning for the Wabbit Wednesday photo shoot. She was in the yard when I rolled the...
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191/365 Flowers at Page Walker Arts Center

July 10, 2018 - Day 191 Visited the gardens outside of the Page Walker art center this evening. Very pretty. I like this one in Black a...
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190/365 Effegy Mounds

July 09, 2018 - Day 190 Quarter dollars. 25 cent pieces. Two bits. In 2017, as part of the America the Beautiful coin program, some qu...
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187/365 New cell phone time

July 06, 2018 - Day 187 Had to get a new cell phone. A couple weeks ago I ended up putting my 20 month old Pixel in the washing machine...
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186/365 Dusty's Decor

July 05, 2018 - Day 186 Dusty has a nice room! Look at the nice things she has in her room...
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185/365 Independence Day, Celebrate

July 04, 2018 - Day 185 Happy 4th of July. Went to the fireworks display this evening. Very nice. Lots of good pics too! Click HERE to...
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183/365 Hot summer nights

July 02, 2018 - Day 183 Hot and steamy today. Bugs are really screaming! Taking photos and slapping mosquitos, enjoying the sounds of s...
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182/365 Raw material

July 01, 2018 - Day 182 Here are three blanks for future wood turning projects. 2x2x12 curly cherry for a long stem goblet, 3x3x8 cherr...
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181/365 Jeremiah was a bullfrog

June 30, 2018 - Was a good friend of mine I never understood a single word he said But I helped him a-drink his wine And he always ha...
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180/365 Harry's friends

June 29, 2018 - Day 180 Here are Harry Potter's best friends. Hermione Granger with her time turner, and Ron Weasley in his lacy dress...
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178/365 Dusty washing her face

June 27, 2018 - Day 178 Happy Wabbit Wednesday! Dusty is in her litter box, washing her face after snacking on some hay. Have to be cle...
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177/365 Harry Potter w/Marauders Map 42

June 26, 2018 - Day 177 Here is a Funko POP Vinyl figure of Harry Potter with his Marauder's Map. Figure 42. Cute little guy.
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176/365 Bubble party

June 25, 2018 - Day 176 The soap bubbles had a party! This is 9 separate photos blended in Photoshop to make a super bubble party phot...
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175/365 Photography in the rain

June 24, 2018 - Day 175 Another photo from my visit of the Gardenview Horticultural Park in Strongsville OH. While visiting, a heavy ra...
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174/365 Gardenview Horticultural Park, part 1

June 23, 2018 - Day 174 Visited the Gardenview Horticultural Park in Strongsville OH today. It was amazing. Gardenview is a 16 acre par...
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173/365 Guard spider

June 22, 2018 - Day 173 This cute little guy is right by the front walkway. Keeps out the undesirables.
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172/365 Pretty flower in a neighbor's yard

June 21, 2018 - Day 172 Found a pretty flower in my neighbor's yard. Photo is a bit soft because the camera and lens went from the cool...
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171/365 Simple Ambrosia Maple Bowl

June 20, 2018 - Day 171 A second bowl off the lathe. I am not sure I'll be drawn to another piece of ambrosia maple, but it could be wo...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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146/365 Kim's Hooding Ceremony

May 26, 2018 - Day 146 Today's photo is from Kim's Hooding ceremony. She graduates tomorrow and becomes Dr. Kim! Congratulations! See...
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144/365 Twilight pano

May 24, 2018 - Day 144 A quick 4 image pano in the last light of day. It is a pretty evening, and the geese are honking and the frogs...
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143/365 Happy Wabbit Wednesday from Gloversville Bunny Farm

May 23, 2018 - Day 143 Look at all the Wabbits! Too bad Dusty isn't here today. Lots of friends to play with at the Gloversville Bunny...
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142/365 A pail of posies

May 22, 2018 - Day 142 Flowers! They look so real, and very pretty
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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. Sh e is a pret...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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054/365 Fly Pond

February 23, 2018 - Day 54 Sunrise at Fly Pond. Beautiful morning light.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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020/365 Ice ice baby

January 20, 2018 - Day 20 Big ice by Brandywine falls today. Nice light in the morning.
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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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013/365 The Mattamuskeet Lodge

January 13, 2018 - Day 13 Took a trip to Eastern NC, to Lake Mattamuskeet. It is the location of Mattamuskeet National Wildlife Refuge. Th...
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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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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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