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I happened to have an opportunity recently to shoot a shooter…and it made we wonder what exactly is it that drives the photographer – be they amateur or professional – to keep trying to frame the ever-changing face of nature?



I was wondering when it happened–when the change of the practice of stores and banks closing from noon-three o’clock changed–does anyone remember?

I contemplated this yesterday, as I prepared to do some shopping. 640 more words

Opinions On America

Champagne for All

You may have seen it before. The excited crowd gathered on the dock around a ship. Someone standing tall in its center projecting his voice so his rowdy audience may hear. 687 more words


Ohana means family

If you had told me two years ago that I would be happily working at a fire department in Midwest Missouri, I would have scoffed at you. 763 more words

Everyday Happenings

Flashback Friday: It Feels Good to be a Gangsta (An Easter Post of Sorts)

Sunday, April 16, 2006
Easter was always hard for me as a child. I’d been taught that I should be pleased about the news of the risen Christ, but what I really cared about was the basket of goodies. 1,009 more words