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Looking Upward – Ten Years Later

Saturday, July 15th, 2017


The first photo on this blog was of this maple tree from my backyard. That photo was taken on July 15, 2007 and posted the following day.

Five years later, we revisited that maple tree with another photo. I was wrong about it being one year plus a day as that photo was taken on July 15, 2012 so it was exactly five years later.

Six years later, we visited that maple tree again in another photo. That photo was, as indicated in the blog post, taken six years later on July 15, 2013.

And now we have that same tree, posted in this post, exactly ten years after the first photo was taken. Of course, it’s a day sooner than posted before, so we’re falling short on the ten year mark as far as posting goes, but meeting the ten years as far as photo authenticity goes.

Though, technically, this one is a still shot extracted from a video. So, not technically a photo but still a matching image nonetheless. And, as a special bonus, this one features Wiggle Stereoscopy so it’s 3D-ish.

Anyway, I figured it would be appropriate if the same maple tree was the first and last photo posted on this blog. Symmetry, you know?

Gaggle Road

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

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Looking Upward – Six Years Later

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

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The second post on this blog was “Look Upward!” I would be remiss if I didn’t post a picture of the tree six years later.

The original photo was taken the same day I started this blog, then posted the following day. I took the above picture yesterday and am posting it today. Symmetry, unlike my failed effort last year where I posted a photo of the tree five years and one day later.

At any rate, gang, it’s been real. Later.

And, as always,
Believe. Act. Achieve!

Rain Drops on a Rose Leaf

Sunday, June 30th, 2013

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Like yesterday’s “A Rose in the Rain,” there is probably something deeply philosophical about this image, but I will leave it for you to figure out. I need to write silly fiction (again) plus I just carried 11,150 letters across the building, so I’m really not up to deep thoughts at the moment, beyond being somewhat desirous of a nap and wishing this story would compose itself, which it does in my head but not when my fingers are on the keyboard.

A Rose in the Rain

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

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A rose in the rain. Surely there is some deep meaning one can glean from that, but I will leave the philosophizing to you today. I plan to write silly fiction today and deep meanderings will only “take me out of the zone.”

Bummer I completely neglected the rule of thirds while cropping this picture. :(