Monthly Archives: April 2012

Spring Tradition

The Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) has made an appearance on my blog for each year of its existence.  It has become my Spring tradition to post a photo of the sweet sounding little song bird. Last year was the first … Continue reading

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View 225: Spring Pairs

Last month we had a stretch of unusually warm weather which accelerated the growth of many flowering tree species.  In visiting the Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge over the weekend, it looks like the birds are a little early, too. This … Continue reading

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Washington, DC Favorites

Thought I would end this week with a few favorites from last week’s trip to Washington, DC.  I will add shooting tips to the challenges I faced in hopes of helping other traveling photographers. I will start with the reason … Continue reading

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A War Forgotten

The Korean War Veterans Memorial was very different than the Vietnam Veterans Memorial we visited earlier this week.  The Vietnam Memorial was more personal with the names of all those soldiers lost in the conflict. As I entered the Korean … Continue reading

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View 224: Vietnam Veterans Memorial

In the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, I watched the CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite after supper.  Cronkite would introduce stories and maps of this area half way around the world called Southeast Asia where the Vietnam War was … Continue reading

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