Tag Archives: Nebraska

Photojournalism is Dangerous!

A severe thunderstorm blew through Sarpy County, Nebraska last Friday night. Straight-line winds of 125 mph were recorded in Papillion.  Wide spread damage was evident throughout the county: downed power lines, uprooted trees, split tree trunks, trees’ crowns snapped off, … Continue reading

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Scribner Air Base

On the way to Scribner, Nebraska (pop. 857) there is a sign near a gravel road that winds south up into the bluffs.  The sign reads, “Scribner Air Base”.  Over the last fifty years, on my way to Niobrara, Nebraska, … Continue reading

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Foggy Morning

There is little known about this photo; i.e. where or why it was taken.  Perhaps it was the irony of an open sunflower on a foggy day. While cleaning out my 2012 folder, purging  un-starred photos to make more storage space … Continue reading

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Nebraska Landscape

I needed a landscape for the theme of a photo contest.  One of the contest rules was the photo had to be taken after May, 2016.  I have plenty of sunsets, seascapes and landmarks, but no landscapes of exotic places. … Continue reading

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Nebraska Sandhills

I have many fond childhood memories of my cousins in Brady, Nebraska (click here) and the surrounding sandhills.  Reuniting with them for their mother’s funeral this weekend was a chance to recall those carefree summers at Lake Jeffrey. Things I … Continue reading

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Millard House

We bought our first house in 1972, just a few months after I returned from Southeast Asia and discharged (honorably) from the U.S. Army.  Looking back, we must have had a lot of faith in the future as my steady … Continue reading

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Simple Elegance

The Czech Presbyterian church sits alone on a hilltop in Saunders County, about 5 miles southwest of Wahoo, Nebraska. Rebuilt in 1928, I was impressed with the simple elegance of the interior. Thought for the Day:  “K-I-S-S”, keep it simple, … Continue reading

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