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Breaking the Battery Bank

I’ve been studying going solar for energy savings and disaster prep… and even with recent improvements in battery capacity things are looking rough. We use about 100KWH a day… Sometimes a lot less, but sometimes a lot more. Yeah, that’s a lot, but our in-law suite alone is almost the size of my old house. […]

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Dogwood Flower

One of a series of photos I took to experiment with a new macro lens from Moment. I was rather displeased with the zoom and wide angle lenses, but the macro offering was very good and enabled me to get several shots that would have been tricky to impossible with the built in macro mode […]

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A Bad Night

It was a bad night. I slept in the living room and woke every hour to give Papap the morphine and antihallucinogens which were the only thing keeping the night terrors at bay as his body finally shut down. He passed the next afternoon.

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Marshy Point Lone Tree

Rising from a field in marshlands of eastern Maryland, this dying tree stood alone against the cold springtime sky. I find myself drawn more and more towards black and white photography. Not exclusively, but I do prefer it. The starkness of these branches against the sky stands out all the more in this version of […]