Photography is a passion of mine but I do have a life and other interests. I am also passionate about my family, animals, and life in general and yes, sometimes that means some quirky stuff. I wrote a column on Examiner.com for seven years and with their recent closure I've been transferring many of my old article's into the blog.
So here you'll find a little business, a little personal, and a little bit of everything in between. It's all just a bit of a mish-mash here but I hope that you'll enjoy the images I share, what you read, and will return often.
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Things aren't always what they seem
I hate driving in this weather. Not because I don't trust my own driving skills, but the skills of others leave much to be desired and I know it. I've got one life and one car and no allowances in my budget for a new one, of either.
Semi's race through this corridor. And in this weather, with all the thawing and refreezing, they make the morning commute interesting, and sometimes incredibly dangerous.
I bet the owner of this truck is very happy that his driver is safe. But I also bet they are choking on the repair bill to this piece of equipment.
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