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20-Day Photo Challenge – Day 4 – Capture Reflections

We spent the past five days at our northwoods hideaway. I didn’t do journal entries because we weren’t doing much that was worth writing about. I plan to do a summation of our stay in the next couple of days. … Continue reading

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A Walk On the (Kinda) Wild Side – Part II

This is the second installment in my series on a trip my friend Juli and I recently took to the Toledo Zoo and Aquarium. You can read Part I here. After spending a good amount of time in Africa! Juli … Continue reading

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20-Day Photo Challenge – Day 3 – Inspired by Nature

Once again I let more days pass between photo challenges than I had originally intended. The reason for this is two-fold. First, the weather changed from cool and rainy to hot and humid, meaning it was hard to be inspired … Continue reading

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A Walk On the (Kinda) Wild Side – Part I

Wednesday, July 1, my friend Juli and I went on an excursion to the Toledo Zoo and Aquarium. I came home with 200 photos, many of them pretty good in my estimation, so I have decided to post them in … Continue reading

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20-Day Photo Challenge – Day 2 – Scenic Landscape

I knew I wouldn’t be able to accomplish 20 challenges in 20 days, but I hadn’t meant to have so many days in between. Several things got in the way of being able to shoot a scenic landscape; I haven’t … Continue reading

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20-Day Photo Challenge – Day 1 – Flower Macro

I mentioned in a couple of my Northwoods Journal entries that I have been reading a helpful book titled “Better Photo Basics: The Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Taking Photos Like the Pros” by Jim Miotke. I have really been enjoying … Continue reading

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Sunrise Side Surprise

Northwoods Journal Monday, July 6, 2015 It was already warm and humid when we got up in the morning. The forecast was calling for a hot day and they would be right. We ate a simple breakfast out on the … Continue reading

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A Day of Rest

Northwoods Journal Sunday, July 5, 2015 No place to go today, so we had a very nice, relaxing day. And, the birds began showing up at the bird feeders today! So, I have several photos to share. Mark fired up … Continue reading

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Celebrating America!

Northwoods Journal Saturday, July 4, 2015 No lollygagging around this morning. Mark had seen in the newspaper that there were garage sales north of us going toward Hillman and Long Lake so we ate a quick breakfast and got out … Continue reading

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Ready for a Holiday

Northwoods Journal Friday, July 3, 2015 Up at 4:15 a.m. and on the road by 5:10. Even though we weren’t the only ones to have the bright idea of getting on the road before dawn, we still made quick time … Continue reading

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