Tag Archives: Nebraska

Fish Story

My 16 year old grandson set a new personal  best a few weeks ago when he landed this large mouth bass.  He was fishing with his friend at their secret fishing hole, an undisclosed location where we have a cabin. … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse

Today is the day of the total solar eclipse.  Next time the sun and moon will be in this position over Nebraska will be in 365 years.  And I’m missing it.  Crap! I’m in the Baltic Sea right now, but … Continue reading

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1452 No-Name Street

Removal of the cottages on the Boys Town farm is in full swing.  The cottages were built in the late 40’s and early 50’s as part of a $30 million expansion program that created living quarters on the West Farm … Continue reading

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Scale

In two previous posts (Sequoia National Park and Giant Sequoia Trees), I’ve written about the Giant Sequoia trees in the Sierra Nevada mountains, trying to demonstrate just how large these trees can be. I’ve shown them with other objects, a … Continue reading

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Small-Town July 4th

Cedar Creek, Nebraska (pop. 300) has its own parade on July 4th.  Unpretentious, spontaneous, last-minute entries, no rules and no politicians make it fun for all ages.  The parade winds around the four nearby lakes of summer homes, so no … Continue reading

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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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