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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.

So What?

This is a “So What?!” shot; a fallen tree with a boring railroad bridge in the background.  Well, whoopee-to-do.  Not so fast, my friends. From a distance, this looks like any other railroad bridge crossing the Platte River, known to … Continue reading

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Old Mail Box

We found an old mailbox at the entrance to the Bone Creek Art Gallery in David City, Nebraska.  It was in such good condition that it might have been a replica. The mailbox was solid cast iron; the lid on … Continue reading

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Cooling Off

It looks like a long hot summer: Memorial Day temps exceeded 100 degrees and June has been warmer than normal so far. No better way to keep cool than dipping your toes in the lake under a big shade tree.  … Continue reading

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Posing Pelican

On the same morning I saw my first reddish heron,  I found a pelican nesting site nearby. It was in the backwaters of Sarasota Bay, near a public boat dock surrounded by mangroves.  Early morning, active birds, including heron and … Continue reading

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Two Horses

The last few weeks have been crazy … busy, busy, busy.  Something was always going on: spring cleaning, mowing, putting in the garden, mowing, pruning, mowing, grandkid activities, mowing, graduation parties, and more mowing.  Hardly time to catch my breath. … Continue reading

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School’s Out

On a morning walk near Moshi, Tanzania I could hear young children’s excited voices.  Several kids were running toward me from both directions, all with big smiles on their faces.  Soon, I was surrounded by a dozen boisterous youngsters, all … Continue reading

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Memorial Day, 2018

I never get tired of looking at Old Glory, but get real excited when I see her flying in various formations. Five sets of three flag poles line each side of the drive at Valmont Industries’ Corporate Headquarters in Omaha, … Continue reading

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