Category Archives: photography

It’s World Camera Day

In anticipation of World Camera Day, I decided to resurrect one of my old standby cameras. I found the thing inside of a small airline bag at the back of the storage closet. All that was necessary was to find … Continue reading

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Vintage Snapshots Of Pals

During the search for an old snapshot of mom to use for yesterday’s Mothers Day blog post, I continued shuffling through envelopes containing old snapshots that I shot many years ago. The photos were taken long before the advent of … Continue reading

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Basic Simplicity …Floral Friday

The timing, the conditions, and the materials all fell into place to help this week’s Floral Friday to work out according to plan. The basic idea was to assemble very simple arrangements using materials I already had on hand utilizing … Continue reading

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Thinking About A Few Gadgets

While searching for an old diary journal, I stumbled across the two user manuals for my vintage Canon AE-1 35mm film camera. I had purchased the refurbished camera back in 1978 from a shop in downtown Norfolk, Nebraska after having … Continue reading

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More Postcards

It’s been several months since I’ve shuffled through the collection of vintage and antique postcards I keep in a couple of antique wooden cigar boxes. For amusement, I grabbed a handful to enjoy. For today, I’m sharing four cards that … Continue reading

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Souvenir Coins

When traveling, it’s fun to bring back souvenirs. Years later, they are memory jogs for pleasant reminiscing. Souvenirs aren’t only for tourists, small gifts received as rewards for special events serve the same purpose. I prefer regular pocket change coins … Continue reading

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Out In The Boondocks

For World Photo Day today, I will share a few photos taken in my special place in the world. Nebraska is sometimes derided as a mere “flyover state”. However, for those of us who live here, the locale and the … Continue reading

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