Monthly Archives: February 2013

A window at last

For the first time in my life, I have a window over my kitchen sink. First time as an adult, I should say. When I was a kid, Mom had one over hers, but I guess I considered that her … Continue reading

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Frozen finger photos

For me, staying warm in frigid temps doesn’t have to be about the clothes I wear. It just depends on whether or not I have a camera in my hand. For some reason, once I pull it out of the … Continue reading

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Vegetable beef soup for dummies

Sometimes, when I’m cooking, I like to cheat. Most of the time, I don’t. Most of the time, I do things from scratch using fresh ingredients. Aside from cereal, Bisquick and seldom-used canned soup, there are very few packaged foods … Continue reading

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Bragging rights

Bread, milk and toilet paper. The necessities of life when a snowstorm is looming, according to my cousin Charlie. Of course, Charlie lived in Baltimore, and “snowstorm” to those folks, he said, was one or two inches that probably wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Shooting winter

There are two times in the winter when photography is a real challenge: when there’s no snow, and when there’s no sun. Snow changes a bleak landscape into one that’s been windswept into contours and shapes that last only as … Continue reading

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