Category Archives: Month in review

Outtakes: The last from 2017

Due to deadline constraints, both my slideshow of my top 52 photos of last year and my Top 12 list had to be done before the end of the year. I finished them in early December which still left a few weeks left in the year. So here are my top 10 photos from the [...]

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November outtakes

“November comes And November goes, With the last red berries And the first white snows…” - Clyde Watson November 2017 has come and gone and winter is just around the corner. Here are ten of my favorite photos from the month. ______________________________________ 11/9/17: ______________________________________ 11/10/17: ______________________________________ 11/11/17: ______________________________________ 11/12/17: ______________________________________ 11/15/17: ______________________________________ 11/16/17: ______________________________________ 11/18/17: ______________________________________ [...]

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Outtakes: Images of October

“October proved a riot a riot to the senses and climaxed those giddy last weeks before Halloween.” – Keith Donohue October is the heart of fall and with its passing Autumn starts it’s slide into winter. Here are 10 of my favorite images from the month. ______________________________________ 10/1/17: ______________________________________ 10/6/17: ______________________________________ 10/7/17: ______________________________________ 10/8/17: ______________________________________ [...]

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Outtakes#9: The days of September

“By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer’s best of weather And autumn’s best of cheer.” – Helen Hunt Jackson September’s days are over and fall is here. Here are 10 of my favorite’s from September. ______________________________________ 9/1/17: ______________________________________ 9/5/17: ______________________________________ 9/6/17: ______________________________________ 9/20/17: ______________________________________ 9/21/17: ______________________________________ 9/27/17: ______________________________________ 9/28/17:

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August outtakes: Sins of the past

August outtakes: sins of the past “Let the past be content with itself, for man needs forgetfulness as well as memory.” – James Stephens I apologize but I forgot to post the outtakes from August. So without further ado, here are my favorite previously unposted photos from 2017’s 8th month. ______________________________________ 8/3/17: ______________________________________ 8/13/17: ______________________________________ [...]

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Outtakes: Goodbye July

“Hot July brings cooling showers, Apricots and gillyflowers.” – Sara Coleridge The most patriotic of months has come and gone as summer turns the corner and heads down the backstretch. Here are some of my favorite previously unposted photos from July. ______________________________________ 7/3/17: ______________________________________ 7/6/17: ______________________________________ 7/21/17: ______________________________________ 7/22/17: ______________________________________ 7/23/17: ______________________________________ 7/28/17: ______________________________________ 7/29/17: [...]

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Outtakes: May’s days

“The world’s favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May.” – Edwin Way Teale May has ended which brought the end of the spring sports season for high schools. Here are 10 of my favorite unposted photos from the month. ______________________________________ 5/8/2017: ______________________________________ 5/152017: ______________________________________ 5/16/2017: ______________________________________ 5/18/2017: ______________________________________ 5/23/2017: ______________________________________ 5/24/2017: [...]

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April outtakes: 2017

“Long stormy spring-time, wet contentious April, winter chilling the lap of very May; but at length the season of summer does come.” – Thomas Carlyle After a wet and relatively cool spring, April has come and gone heralding the warmer days of summer soon to come. Here are 10 of my favorite unposted pictures from [...]

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Outtakes: The time of March

“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.” – Charles Dickens March has moved on and spring is in full swing. Here are my 10 favorite previously unposted photos from the month. ______________________________________ 3/8/2017: [...]

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February outtakes

“The February sunshine steeps your boughs and tints the buds and swells the leaves within.” – William C. Bryant February was hopefully the last of the rainy months and boy, did we get a lot of precipitation. Here’s a look back at my top 10 favorite previously unposted photos from the month. ______________________________________ 2/4/2017: ______________________________________ [...]

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