Category Archives: Month in review

A last look at a last look: December outtakes

“December, being the last month of the year, cannot help but make us think of what is to come.” – Fennel Hudson I must be getting to the age where time flies because it seems to me that 2015 began just a few months ago. Here’s one last look back at the last month of [...]

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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 Here are 10 of [...]

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October outtakes

“All things on earth point home in old October; sailors to sea, travellers to walls and fences, hunters to field and hollow and the long voice of the hounds, the lover to the love he has forsaken.” – Thomas Wolfe My apologies for being late in posting the outtakes from October. Here are 10 of [...]

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Thirty days hath September: Outtakes

“We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer’s wreckage. We will welcome summer’s ghost.” – Henry Rollins September saw fiery sunsets, unseasonably hot days and Mexican Heritage Month. Here are 10 favorite from month number 9. ____________________________________________ 9/4/15: ____________________________________________ 9/8/15: ____________________________________________ 9/11/15: ____________________________________________ 9/19/15: ____________________________________________ 9/24/15: ____________________________________________ 9/25/19: ____________________________________________ [...]

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August outtakes

“August, the summer’s last messenger of misery, is a hollow actor.” – Henry Rollins After a long, hot summer, temperatures are starting to fall slightly with the passing of August. Here are 10 of my favorite previously unposted photos from the summer’s last hurrah. _____________________________________________ 8/1/15: _____________________________________________ 8/12/15: _____________________________________________ 8/13/15: _____________________________________________ 8/15/15: _____________________________________________ 8/17/15: _____________________________________________ [...]

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July outtakes

“I’m a Yankee Doodle Dandy, A Yankee Doodle, do or die. A real live nephew of my Uncle Sam Born on the Fourth of July.” -  Yankee Doodle Boy by George M. Cohan July was hot, hot, hot! We had several days of triple digit sun-soaked heat. I spents a lot of my time looking for [...]

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June outtakes: Summertime and the livin’ is easy

“Spring being a tough act to follow, God created June.” - Al Bernstein June’s coming signaled summer’s start and with it the season’s unbridled heat. Hear are 10 of my favorite previously unposted photos from the year’s 6th month. _____________________________________________ 6/4/15:  _____________________________________________ 6/6/15: _____________________________________________ 6/7/15: _____________________________________________ 6/19/15:_____________________________________________ 6/20/15: _____________________________________________ 6/25/15: _____________________________________________ 6/26/15:

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May outtakes

May marked the end of spring and harbinger of summer. Here are my 10 favorite previously unposted photos from May. ______________________________________ 5/6/15: ______________________________________ 5/8/15: ______________________________________ 5/12/15: ______________________________________ 5/13/15: ______________________________________ 5/18/15: ______________________________________ 5/20/15: ______________________________________ 5/21/15: ______________________________________ 5/22/15:

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April outtakes

“The first of April is the day we remember what we are the other 364 days of the year.” - Mark Twain April was a mixed bag, photographically speaking. There was a little of something for everyone. Here are 10 of my favorite previously unposted photos from last month. ________________________________________ 4/11/15: ________________________________________ 4/16/15: ________________________________________ 4/17/15: ________________________________________ [...]

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Outtakes: March madness

March marked the end of the prep basketball season with the playoffs. Many teams suffered the March sadness of defeat while a select few enjoyed the March gladness of victory. Here are 10 of my favorite unposted photos from 2015’s 3rd month. ______________________________________________ 3/1/15: ______________________________________________ 3/2/15: ______________________________________________ 3/4/15: ______________________________________________ 3/10/15: ______________________________________________ 3/11/15: ______________________________________________ 3/17/15: ______________________________________________ [...]

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