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Donald Trump

Donald Trump, the GOP’s presumptive  nominee for president, showed up in the Independence Day parade in Cedar Creek, NE.  Riding in the back of an unadorned black pickup truck, he was in stark contrast to the other festive, red-white-blue entrants. (shown … Continue reading

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Giraffe & Friend

How’s the weather up there?  Boy, those giraffes are tall!  I was close to this magnificent creature, felt like within spitting distance (probably was … for him), no more than 30 yards in the Serengeti Plain, and it took all … Continue reading

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Country Cemetery

I was in Saunders County, looking for the Czech Presbyterian Cemetery.  Four miles west of Wahoo, NE, on state hwy 92, then 3 1/2 miles south and a 1/2 mile east.  By now, the sun was low in the sky … Continue reading

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Prequel to Goldilocks and The Three Bears

Prequels are a Hollywood gimmick.  After Hollywood produces a great movie, they make three or more sequels, none of which are as good as the original.   After box-office returns dwindle, Hollywood tries to re-energize the public’s interest with a prequel. … Continue reading

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I’m late again.  I was hoping to post a piece on July 4th, but I was out celebrating my favorite national holiday … July 4th, Independence Day.  To me, every Fourth of July is special, but this one is the … Continue reading

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Honest Trucker

Admittedly, this photo will not win any photo contests.  C’mon, I was buzzing down the interstate at 80 mph in western Wyoming when I came upon this truck.  Not the best shooting conditions, so cut me some slack.  When I … Continue reading

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1928 Franklin

This photo was taken at the estate of Robert Todd Lincoln, son of President Abraham Lincoln, in the Vermont hills near Manchester, VT.  What appears to be chrome is actually polished nickel, chrome steel hadn’t been developed yet.  The car … Continue reading

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