Category Archives: Outtakes

November remembered: Outtakes

“I have come to regard November as the older, harder man’s October. I appreciate the early darkness and cooler temperatures. It puts my mind in a different place than October. It is a month for a quieter, slightly more subdued celebration of summer’s death as winter tightens its grip.” – Henry Rollins With November’s end [...]

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October outtakes 2014

“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 Here are 10 of my favorite previously unposted photos from October. ________________________________________ 10/1/14: ________________________________________ 10/2/14: ________________________________________ 10/3/14: ________________________________________ 10/6/14: ________________________________________ [...]

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September outtakes: 2014

From volleyball, to water polo to, of course, football (and more) the Fall sports season was in full swing in September. Here are 10 of my favorite previously unposted photos from 2014’s 9th month. ____________________________________ 9/6/2014: ____________________________________ 9/10/2014: ____________________________________ 9/12/2014: ____________________________________ 9/16/2014: ____________________________________ 9/17/2014: ____________________________________ 9/19/2014: ____________________________________ 9/24/2014: ____________________________________ 9/25/2014:

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August outtakes

“August brings into sharp focus and a furious boil everything I’ve been listening to in the late spring and summer.” – Henry Rollins Summer is on its way out and fall is around the corner. Here are 10 favorite outtakes from August 2014. __________________________________________ 8/15/14: __________________________________________ 8/20/14: __________________________________________ 8/21/14: __________________________________________ 8/22/14: __________________________________________ 8/23/14:   __________________________________________ [...]

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Knee-high by the Fourth of July: Outtakes

“The Summer looks out from her brazen tower, Through the flashing bars of July.” – Francis Thompson With the closing of July, we are just past the middle of summer. A bit more of it behind us as there is ahead of us (at least in California), with a couple of more hot weather months [...]

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June’s swoon

“It is the month of June, The month of leaves and roses, When pleasant sights salute the eyes, And pleasant scents the noses.” – Nathaniel Parker Willis Sorry, but I’m a little late in posting last month’s outtakes. So without any further ado, here’s a belated look back at 10 favorite previously unposted photos from [...]

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May outtakes

“The months roll by like wheels on a wheelchair. Pretty soon it’ll be July. Feels like just last month it was May.” ― Jarod Kintz, Last month was May and the year seems like it’s really steaming along. We’re already at the halfway point. Here are 10 of my favorite previously unposted photos from May. [...]

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April’s outtakes

“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 April’s showers have come and gone and the heat of summer is not far away. Here are 10 of my favorite previously unposted photos from the month. ________________________________________ 4/1/14: ________________________________________ [...]

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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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