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On another one my posts, Chuck said: Paul, because I carry ONLY my latest P/S Canon sx280HS, I am traveling light yet have many options. Took 4,000 shots in 18 days in Portugal and Spain. Have spent more than 18 days at the computer – so far – making selected shot exactly how I pictured them when I pushed the shutter. ~Combat Chuck My reply to that, before looking at the actual number, was that I doubt that I would…

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This toadstool was positioned so perfectly in the sun that I don’t think that I would have been surprised to see a toad lounging, taking in the morning rays, but unfortunately, there was no toad.

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Last night, I was browsing Google Earth, seeing what was around my area. I noticed a small like that I’d never seen. So, this morning, before going to work, I set out to see what this lake was about. Unfortunately for me, the lake was a private lake. It was behind the gates at a gated community. As I drove back, circling around Lake Wylie, I noticed that there access to the lake was almost exclusively through some piece of…

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When things are not too hectic at work, I will work from home on most Tuesdays and Fridays. There’s still work to be done, but top speed is not essential. Working from home I have a slower connection and smaller monitors, so lower throughput, but people aren’t asking for updates every 10 minutes! Today is one such day. I enjoyed a walk in the brisk morning air. It was about 10° C (48° F), a bit chilly and quite to…

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It’s nice outside. The backdoor is open. The iron is heating. It was my intention to grab my pants and shirt, iron them, and continue to get ready to go to work … but, then I looked outside, saw the light shining across the neighbor’s yard and into mine, right through this old bird feeder that now seems to be a haunted house. Redirect! Grab a camera, take some shots, write a short post. This is sure much more fun…

The silvery moon

This evening, thanks to an earlier nap, I am awake at 11:10 PM … which is quite unusual for me. Usually, I’m deep into sleep. However, I spent a pleasant few minutes watching the clouds pass in front of the moon, playing a bit of hide and seek. Heck! I didn’t even mind the few mosquitoes that stopped by for a snack. There was a light breeze, the temperature was quite pleasant, around 78 degrees. It was just nice to…

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