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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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40 Winks

The term “40 winks” is a commonly used expression to mean a short nap.  The girl in the photo is obviously just “catching 40 winks” before her next round of competition, but where did the expression come from and what does … Continue reading

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Summer Heat

Typical July day in Nebraska with temperature exceeding 100 degrees.  The humidity is suffocating, with dew points in the low 80’s, making the “feel like” temperature close to 120 degrees.  Lots of water is needed to keep the grass green … Continue reading

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Down and Dirty

Baseball was made for little boys.  Everything about the game is filthy, and little boys would rather roll in the dirt than take a bath.  The baselines are dirt, the dugouts are dirt, and the entire infield at little league … Continue reading

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Naptime

It’s a busy time of year so you catch a nap whenever and wherever you can … even at the Durham Western Heritage Museum … on Saturday … during Christmas choir programs. Thought for the Day:  I usually take a two … Continue reading

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Bear Lake

It was late September, too early for fall where I’m from in Nebraska, but the aspen trees in Rocky Mountain National Park were well on their way to turning various shades of orange, yellow and lime-green.  I wasn’t expecting to … Continue reading

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T-ball

Nothing says “school is out” than a five-year old T-ball game.  Summer is time for the brain to idle for a few months while the body enjoys physical pursuits.  Who needs mental stimulus during summer vacation when you’re learning the most complicated game on … Continue reading

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