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Neighborhood stores

I live in one neighborhood and work in another.  Every morning when I head to work I pass two stores, both are owned by immigrant families from South Asia but one is along the main road leading into the Texas … Continue reading

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Different Paths Pt 6

The call came in at Paul Smith’s office in the Lottery Commission office a little after 6 PM.  He’d stayed knowing that the call would come. “Why the fuck didn’t you call me the moment this tragisty of a press … Continue reading

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Different Paths Pt 5

Time passed, as time always does and eventually after a lot of phoning around to both networks permission was granted to use the NBC footage for a joint interview the next morning.  NBC retained the rights to use it for … Continue reading

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Lunch and Photos in Downtown Houston

I had to go downtown for jury duty today.  I wasn’t selected, in fact, my number never came up at all.  I got kicked loose about 11:15 AM.  I’d already arranged to have the day off from work (the magic … Continue reading

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Cyanotype Sunday

Cyanotype Sunday will be an ongoing series of images created in the historic photographic process known as cyanotype.  I have used black and white negatives that I have created from my photography and printed on 8.5×11 transparency sheets.  I then … Continue reading

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Photography as a Treat

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Treat.” One of the biggest treats of my photographic “career” was getting paid on a regular basis for doing photography.  I do a lot of photography, but it isn’t strictly speaking … Continue reading

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Monochromatic Infrared Tea House

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Monochromatic.” I’ve written about  Hermann Park and the Japanese Garden there in the past, but it is one of my favorite places to photograph in Houston.  Over the past three years I’ve … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Flooding in Houston

I’m posting this now because we may have another round of flooding in Houston tomorrow.  The first tropical system (TS Bill) in the Gulf this year is expected to come ashore in the next 24 hours or so.  Forecasts for … Continue reading

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The Next Adventure

As most readers know, I live in Houston, and have for about three years now, through very mild winters, hot humid summers and spectacular urban flooding.  But this particular adventure will likely be coming to an end in September.  My … 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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