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Our Best Friend

Our Best Friend What do pets mean to us? Saturday started so wonderful, I forced myself to do get out and exercise early, after a minor workout  my son dropped Armand  (My little Buddy ) off at L A Fitness, and we proceeded  home. The AM was so beautiful ,after many days of heavy rain, I gathered up Sue and Reesie, our faithful Dobie, and headed to a nearby park walking site.  Unfortunately, while I was putting on  Armand’s braces for the walk, Reesie who had already been let out had heart failure and died right in front of  Sue, she was only 7 1/2. What do pets mean to us? Reesie, who was...

On Top of Ol’ Smokey

On Top of Ol’ Smokey The week before Easter Sue and I joined 84 photographers from Southwestern Ohio plus a few representing four other states, for a week in the Smokey Mountains. Organized by Julie Guenther, who has been doing this for around 18 years. Organized is not quite the word for everything she does. Scout leader, cat wrangler,  maybe facilitator. What a great time, as newbies we fell right in with fellow shooters! What did we shoot? Landscapes, rapids, waterfalls, wild life, flowers, settlers cabins (plus farms and churches), sunrises, sunsets, and full moon rising from the top of Eastern U.S. 2nd...

On Being a Pawparazzi

On Being a Pawparazzi Saturday night Sue and I went to the Greene shopping mall (designed as a cityscape) to photograph their Christmas Square. Unfortunately light from  street lights drew too much attention away from the main subject and I was not happy with any pictures. We did however get some great animal pictures at our monthly duty at the Dayton Humane Society. Our assignments were all cats, the kennel was closed. We are part of an eight person group (the Pawparrazi) that volunteers to photograph and upload to the Society’s web site, the new adoptable animals. If you live in the Miami Valley...

Christmas Pictures

Christmas Pictures Sue and i went out over the weekend to take photographs for the Gallery and possibly use on Christmas cards. unfortunately nothing really stood out. I am going to try again tonight , hoping to capture a least one great one. time is getting short.

Grandkids activities

Grandkids activities All photographers have to do, is find and catch the story-telling moment. – Alfred Eisenstaedt Well I started a blog and then the computer went on the fritz , causing me to do a great deal of catchup when the problem was corrected. so it’s been a long time between blogs. During that time I was able to see Elise play in a golf tournament at her father’s Country Club, Nate and I followed in a cart and from which he took and an excellent picture of his sister and her caddy. Maddy and Syd have spent the summer dancing at Feises (Irish dance competition) around the State...

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