Tag Archives: black and white photography

We now call it “Victory”.

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Victory.” Does this image look like Victory or Loss? We now see the First World War as a victory.  But the war ended with an Armistice rather then actual victory.  It … Continue reading

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American World War One Monuments

This article was originally published in the spring of 2014. It began innocently enough.  It was my day off and I was out exploring the newest town.  Anything to get out of the apartment, and perhaps find a short cut … Continue reading

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Ancient Mysteries

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Beneath Your Feet.” The two cowboys rode southward, slowly climbing away from where the rivers came together searching for cattle in the uplands to drive them to the pens where they … Continue reading

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Astrodome Seat Sale!

As many of you know, the venerable Astrodome is 50 years old this year.  Harris County and the operating organization NRG Park are in the process of selling off the remaining seats.  Since the Astrodome hasn’t been used  in over … Continue reading

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Happy New Year – Resolutions

Happy New Year.  This year my resolution is to have a blog once a week on various topics/places here around Houston.  Topics plan to include the Houston Rodeo and World Champion BBQ Cook-off, the Art Car Parade, continued changes inside … Continue reading

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Pickett’s Charge

  When I was about eleven, and my brother was eight, our family watched the entirety of Ken Burns “The Civil War” on VHS in a week, in preparation for a trip from Allentown down to Gettysburg. I was familiar … Continue reading

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The Wandering Yankee – The San Jacinto Monument

The Battle of San Jacinto is a major turning point in the history of the United States, despite it not directly involving the United States at the time.  The defeat of the Mexican forces under General Santa Anna and his … Continue reading

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Adirondack Preserve and Park- Marcy Dam

The Adirondacks are one of the oldest preserved regions in the United States.  Explicitly protected in the New York State Constitution for more then a century, they have been a destination for people from around the globe and have some … Continue reading

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Week of Thanks – Green and Yampa Valleys

A few years back I had the opportunity to work at Dinosaur National Monument in Utah and Colorado.  For those who don’t know quite where that is that’s alright.  Picture the rectangle shape of Colorado.  Up in the top left … Continue reading

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