Monthly Archives: January 2013

Night Photography: Light Pollution

A few years ago life had taken me to north western Colorado.  This is a region of the country where counties are larger than some eastern states but only have a population around ten or fifteen thousand people.  Clear nights … Continue reading

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Night Photography – Super Moon 2012

People love photographs of the moon. Now, this is a photo of the full moon, which is what most people try to photograph when they begin shooting at night. But in fact photos of partial moons are actually far better. … Continue reading

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Night Photography – Lit by the Stars

Most of us have seen amazing photos taken at night.  Be it star trails or the reflections of a cities lights in the ocean, or the streams of brake lights approaching a curve on the highway these sorts of photos … Continue reading

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American Historic Sites- Montezuma Castle

Many of us often forget that American History starts long before 1607 with the arrival of the Jamestown colony.  This is quite well covered in the book “A voyage long and strange” by Tony Horwitz which looks at the Vikings, … Continue reading

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American Historical Site- Old St. Louis Courthouse

St. Louis is a remarkably important city.  While we may not immediately think of it like that now here in the early 21st century (aside from the Cardinals of course) it was vastly important in the 19th century.  Situated as … Continue reading

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American Historical Site- Fort Crown Point New York DISCOUNT CODE INSIDE

Back before the United States were the United States, or even seriously considering operating as a collection of colonies, the English and French were involved in a globe spanning struggle.  The origins of this struggle don’t particularly matter to this … Continue reading

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Houston Wildlife- Double Crested Cormorant

This week’s search for Houston’s hidden wildlife populations takes us back to Hermann Park.  According to Texas Parks and Wildlife the Double Crested Cormorant seen here is simply a winter visitor. Come the spring it will head northwards towards Alaska … Continue reading

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American Historic Sites – Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park

The nineteenth century was an incredibly complicated period for the young United States. While the major points of our collective histories in this period are of course Slavery and the Civil War and Western Expansion a major portion of both … Continue reading

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“I may not get there with you.” Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. January 15th 1929 – April 4th 1968 http://joshua-house.artistwebsites.com/featured/lorraine-motel-sign-joshua-house.html

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Arizona- Grand Canyon

Chances are, you’ve been to the Grand Canyon. In fact, since most of the people who read this blog right now are people who know me, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve been there with me.  That being said, it … Continue reading

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