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Last year’s last month

“How did it get so late so soon? It’s 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 Where has the time gone? It seems like 2008 began just yesterday and now here we are at […]

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Grace from Fall

“NOVEMBER, n. The eleventh twelfth of a weariness.” – Ambrose Bierce The coming of December means the beginning of the end for 2008. With one more month before the current year makes its exit, here are some of my favorites from November. _______________________________________________________________ 11/4/08: 5th state senate district candidate Lois Wolk announces some early positive […]

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Thirty days has September

“Try to remember the kind of September, When life was slow and oh so mellow. Try to remember the kind of September, When grass was green and grain was yellow.” Try to Remember – Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt from The Fantasticks September is when high school football begins in earnest. Brash bands, cheering fans […]

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Summertime and the living is easy

“People take pictures of the Summer, Just in case someone thought they had missed it, And to proved that it really existed” – Ray Davies The eighth month has come and gone, starting the beginning of the end of Summer’s long days. Here are ten photos from August previously unseen on this blog. Enjoy! ______________________________________________________ […]

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July in review

Summer’s blazing heat was the reigning theme of July, but the month is over and hopefully the dog days of summer with it as well. Here some of my favorites shots not previously seen in this blog from the seventh month of the year. 7/8/2008: Gerardo Vega with the Stockton-based J.H. Simpson Company, checks out […]

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June is bustin’ out all over

I was on the late shift for a good part of the month, so graduations, Stockton Ports baseball and the San Joaquin County Fair concerts dominated June. Here are some of my faves from the month. Enjoy! 6/6/08: Graduate Adam Ambriz cheers during the very first  graduation ceremonies at Cesar Chavez High School in Stockton. […]

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Come what May

“The world’s favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May.” –   Edwin Way Teale The saying goes: “April showers bring May flowers.” We may have had lower than average rainfall in April, I had a bumper crop of pictures in May. From the police officers memorial to the Sac-Joaquin section track meet […]

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April’s top ten

I’ve picked out ten of my favorite pictures from the previous month. Most of them have no relation to one another. The only criteria is that they haven’t appeared in this blog before and, for one reason or another, they tickle my fancy. Hopefully, it will be come a regular feature here. So here goes: […]

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Looking back

“Leftovers in their less visible form are called memories. Stored in the refrigerator of the mind and the cupboard of the heart.” – Thomas Fuller A sailboat passes by some golden poppies growing along the banks of the deep  water channel at Buckley Cove Park in Stockton. (Camera: Nikon D2X. Lens: Nikkor 17-35mm @ 17mm. […]

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