Category Archives: Month in review

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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Outtakes: One down, eleven to go

The month of January symbolizes new beginnings and perhaps an indication of the direction of things to come. My photos were a mixed bag of a little bit of everything: sports, features and news. Here are 10 of my favorite previously unposted photos from 2017’s inaugural month. ______________________________________ 1/5/2017: ______________________________________ 1/6/2017: ______________________________________ 1/9/2017: ______________________________________ 1/10/2017: [...]

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Outtakes: December

The new year has started but before we venture farther into 2017 there’s one more look back at 2016 that needs to be done. Here are 10 of my favorite previously unposted photos from December. ____________________________________________ 12/9/2016: ____________________________________________ 12/10/2016: ____________________________________________ 12/17/2016: ____________________________________________ 12/22/2016: ____________________________________________ 12/29/2016: ____________________________________________ 12/31/2016:

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November outtakes

“In November, the earth is growing quiet. It is making its bed, a winter bed for flowers and small creatures. The bed is white and silent, and much life can hide beneath its blankets.” -  Cynthia Rylant November marks the end of fall and transition to winter, not that it means that much in sunny California. [...]

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October outtakes 2016

The end of October brings on the tail end of fall and with it the winding down of the Autumn sports season. Here are my 10 favorite previously unposted photos from October. ____________________________________________ 10/3/2015: ____________________________________________ 10/4/2016: ____________________________________________ 10/7/2016: ____________________________________________ 10/16/2016: ____________________________________________ 10/20/2016: ____________________________________________ 10/22/2016:  

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Outtakes: Remember September

September heralded the start of the fall sports season. Football, volleyball, soccer and more were in full swing during the month. Here are 10 of my favorite previously unposted photos from the year’s 9th month. ____________________________________________ 9/2/2016: ____________________________________________ 9/2/2016: ____________________________________________ 9/11/2016: ____________________________________________ 9/14/2016: ____________________________________________ 9/15/2016: ____________________________________________ 9/27/2016: ____________________________________________ 9/28/2016: ____________________________________________ 9/30/2016:

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Outtakes: August in review

August signals the end of summer and with it the advent of football season. Here’s one last look at summer with 10 of my favorite previously unposted pictures from August. ____________________________________________ 8/20/2016: Lincoln’s Justin Watson tries to evade a tackle by Lodi’s Michael Graumann defender during a six-team scrimmage hosted by Lincoln High at Lincoln’s [...]

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July outtakes: 2016

August is here but the memory of July is yet to fade. Here are my 10 favorite previously unposted photos from last month. _______________________________________ 7/2/2016: _______________________________________ 7/3/2016: _______________________________________ 7/10/2016: _______________________________________ 7/17/2016: _______________________________________ 7/22/2016: _______________________________________ 7/27/2016: _______________________________________ 7/28/2016:

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