Category Archives: History

My top posts of 2017

I’m terrible at looking and analyzing stats – I think it has something to do with taking statistics and other similar classes in college; I shudder remembering them – so I really don’t go over my numbers as much as … Continue reading

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Hey lady! Do you know there are candles on your head?

Our whole gang – three adults, one teenager, one pre-teen and the sweet little nugget – went to the St. Charles, Missouri Christmas Traditions event one afternoon.  My son was a bit nonchalant about the whole thing while the rest … Continue reading

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The Mother in Law House

I will be heading back to Missouri to see the family for the holidays so I have been cleaning up files to see what I have and haven’t posted because there will be new photos from the visit.  I’m starting … Continue reading

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Today in history – Star Trek premiered in 1966

While it only lasted three seasons and that was mostly due to the petitions of fans, it has since gone on to become an iconic and very popular science fiction show that has inspired many that have come behind it.  … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse – Second Image

This photo shows more of the corona as the three shutter speeds merged here are 1/8, 1/15 and 1/60.  If you look closely, to the left of the sun is one little white dot.  I’m not sure if it was … Continue reading

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Solar Eclipse – A first image

As you may recall, I was unable to acquire a solar lens for my camera so I was only able to shoot totality.  If you were a first time shooter of an eclipse like myself then it was possible that … Continue reading

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The Great American Eclipse in Hopkinsville, Kentucky

The August 21, 2017 eclipse was one that we were determined to see and it was worth the effort not only for us but for the thousands of other people who traveled to the states that experienced totality.  Hopkinsville, Kentucky … Continue reading

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