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Outtakes: March of time

March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life’s path.” – Khalil Gibran March has come and gone and to paraphrase Tennessee Ernie Ford: “I’m another year older and deeper in debt” (it’s my birthday month). Here are [...]

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February’s outtakes

“The February sunshine steeps your boughs and tints the buds and swells the leaves within.” – William C. Bryant Although the month started out with sunshine, we finally got some much-needed rain and the clouds that come with it in February. Along with that, basketball on all levels pervaded the month. Here are 10 of [...]

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The new year is humming along

For those of you who are still writing “2013” on your checks it’s time to get into the swing of things because January is over and 2014 is well under way. Here are 10 of my favorite unposted photos from the new year’s first month. _________________________________________________ Jan. 9 _________________________________________________ Jan. 12 _________________________________________________ Jan. 15 _________________________________________________ [...]

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The last month: December outtakes

At the end of every year I compile a list of some of my favorite photos. They’re shown in a gallery here at Recordnet.com. But due to deadlines the list is finished before December is actually done, so if I shoot a picture that I especially like after I have already made my picks, unfortunately [...]

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November outtakes

“November comes And November goes, With the last red berries And the first white snows. With night coming early, And dawn coming late, And ice in the bucket And frost by the gate. The fires burn And the kettles sing, And earth sinks to rest Until next spring.” – Clyde Watson With the closing of [...]

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October’s outtakes

“October is the fallen leaf, but it is also a wider horizon more clearly seen. It is the distant hills once more in sight, and the enduring constellations above them once again.” -Hal Borland October’s passing leaves us with just two months left in 2013. Here are 10 favorite outtakes from the 10th month of [...]

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Outtakes: Days of September

“We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer’s wreckage. – Henry Rollins Fall is here and already we’re feeling milder temperatures. Summer’s heat is starting to become a memory and leaves are starting to turn to their autumn colors. Prep football is in full swing with another couple of [...]

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Outtakes: August

The end of August signals the closing of summer and brings us to the steps of fall. Here are 10 favorites from August. ___________________________________________ 8/1/13: ___________________________________________ 8/6/13: ___________________________________________ 8/14/13: ___________________________________________ 8/25/13: ___________________________________________ 8/30/13: ___________________________________________ 8/31/13:

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July outtakes: Knee-high by the 4th of July

It’s been a diverse month with a variety of portraits, features and even a nature shot. Here are 10 favorite online outtakes from July. _____________________________________ 7/1/13: _____________________________________ 7/2/13: _____________________________________ 7/5/13: _____________________________________ 7/9/13: _____________________________________ 7/22/13: _____________________________________ 7/23/13: _____________________________________ 7/25/13: _____________________________________ 7/29/13:

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June outtakes

“How did it get so late so soon? Its night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?” – Dr. Seuss With the end of school and the coming of warmer weather June has seemed to fly by. Here [...]

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