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About Larry's blog

THINGS I LOVE: Family, Friends, Photography and College Football. THINGS I LIKE: reading, sports,travel, straight shooters, sense of humor, hand-crafted beers, nature, golf, organization, my wife's cooking, the USA, movies of all types except sci-fi, blueberries, National Parks, music (especially light jazz)of all types except opera and rap, licorice, punctuality,woodworking, dogs and clean underwear.

The Kiss

Life magazine’s iconic picture of the sailor kissing a nurse in Times Square on VJ Day is reproduced in sculpture in Key West, Florida.  It stands in front of the old Customs House, which is now the Key West Museum … Continue reading

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Sarasota at Dawn

Looking across Sarasota Bay, a city park on Lido Key provided an excellent view of Sarasota’s skyline.  It was 6:15 AM. I found this place pretty much by accident.  After reviewing several Google maps, I was actually looking for a … Continue reading

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Beach Walking

On a bright sunny day in Central Florida, Coquina Beach on Anna Maria Island was deserted.  Not a soul, not even a walker, let alone sun bathers. Wow, I had the beach to myself.  I stepped out beyond the sand … Continue reading

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6:39 AM

The clock reads 6:39 AM, eleven minutes after sunrise on the Gulf Coast side of Central Florida.  I was on the Bridge Street Pier in Bradenton Beach. The sky was pretty, but there was nothing of interest in the water.  … Continue reading

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Sleeping Beauty

I just got back from Florida, spent some time near Sarasota and a couple days on Key West.  It was a nice break from Nebraska’s winter. The beaches promise abundant opportunity for photos of exotic birds, sunsets, fishing, boating, sea … Continue reading

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Fifth Birthday

My granddaughter is five years old today.  In this picture, she is wearing a knit outfit that her great grandmother made for Ava’s grandmother.  All of our granddaughters have had their pictures taken in this or other outfits made by … Continue reading

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Pay Phone

I was sitting on the porch of an old country store in Wawona, CA … southwest area of Yosemite National Park.  An old pay phone attracted two young girls. They knew it was a telephone, but unsure of its features.  … Continue reading

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