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Mask to Mask Meeting

When working at a nuclear facility, I frequently had to wear an air particulate respirator. I’m not talking about the N-95 mask that people wear to protect against Covid-19. This was the full-face rubber mask with a filter as big … Continue reading

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How Grandma Watered Her Lawn

This was my grandmother in 1964. She was two years younger than I am right now. She would put on knee high boots and water her lawn with a 4 inch diameter canvas hose. I remember taking the photo and … Continue reading

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Growing My Own Seeds

Last spring, when it was planting time, I found myself confined to my house. Growing a garden was “non essential” and some stores were closed and larger stores had closed their gardening sections. Plus, I was looking at a beautiful … Continue reading

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Why the Coloring Book Drawings?

So, someone is wondering why I create theses simple coloring book drawing from a photograph—why not just go to the photo? There are three reasons: Sometimes the photo is so poor, so confusing or lacking in aesthetic quality that it … Continue reading

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Video:

We have a beautiful view out our back window. This is what it looked like for a year in 46 seconds.

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Video: Another Day in the Life of a Daylily

I made a more detailed view of a Daylily’s existence, shown at 600 time normal speed.  

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Video: A Day in the Life of a Daylily

A Daylily bloom only lasts for one day. This is what the day is like in 34 seconds.

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Coloring Book Pages

While visiting our family, Ben Higgins kept wanting me to print pictures so he could color them. He was partial to drawings from How to Train Your Dragon, but I started making my own, based on photos I had taken. … Continue reading

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Hoe, hoe, hoe

This was the way I spent my summers more than 50 years ago. (It doesn’t seem that long ago.) Thinning, weeding and watering sugar beets. I posed my cousin Lyn, to the left, pulling up a big weed. I had … Continue reading

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Enhanced Photos

The Haroldsen Family has seen these two photos on many occasion, but if they look more closely, there are details that were not visible on previous versions. With the help of modern software, I was able to recover details that … Continue reading

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