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Welcome to my blog which is a collection of my photography along with random musings on a variety of topics.


We are currently in the process of moving from Georgia to South Carolina, but I plan on being more active once we are settled in the next couple of months.

Memorial Day

May 30, 2022
My father served in the US Navy during the Vietnam Era flying as a radar operator on E-1s and later serving in the reserves as a Radar Technician on the E-2 Hawkeyes. I...
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South Carolina

March 05, 2022
I lived in South Carolina from 2002 to 2013. Later this year we'll be relocating to the Upstate near Greer, South Carolina where my day job has opened a new facility. So...
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Swirls - the visual appeal of pipes.

February 05, 2022
One of the wood choices for pipes is Arbutus which is also commonly referred to as Strawberry Wood for its color. Not as popular of a pipe making material as Briar, it ca...
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Cold day in Georgia

January 29, 2022
I grew up in Southern California. Poway, outside San Diego to be exact. Winter was that time of year when the mountains got snow. Once a year, my parents would load me up...
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UFO Welcome Center

January 08, 2022
When I used to work in South Carolina, one of our plants was in Orangeburg, SC. I had seen pictures of the "UFO Welcome Center" in nearby Bowman, so one day I drove over...
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Look away or is it looking ahead?

December 30, 2021
As 2021 ends, it's time to reflect the passing of the year. Personally, it was full of some happy memories and some not so good ones. I'm looking forward to 2022 and some...
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Steamy Morning

December 29, 2021
The Norfolk Southern celebrated their 30th Anniversary in style during 2012 as they brought Nickel Plate 765 and the Southern 630 out onto the NS tracks as goodwill ambas...
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BRP Tunnels

September 18, 2021
The North Carolina section of the Blue Ridge Parkway features a number of tunnels. At sunrise, the light is just starting to illuminate the darkness as I stop long eno...
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Welcome Back

May 02, 2021
It's sad when it's May and you just realize you have not made a new blog post yet this year. It's been a busy year with work and we're all still dealing with the COVID-19...
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A tender retirement

May 17, 2020
A line of steam locomotive tenders parked on a weed covered siding at the Southeastern Railroad Museum here in Duluth, GA
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