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In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. – Robert Frost

Archive for November 2007

Bridge of Cullman County (Pic of the Week)

[photopress:IMG_0397_bw_sm_blog.jpg,full,centered] From the darker end of the bridge (1-second exposure, freehand). (click any image to enlarge and sharpen) After my work was done on Thursday, I tried to make it to Clarkson Covered Bridge before sunset. Tucked in a valley, its surroundings go dark before the sun completes its dip below the horizon. Built in… (read more)

Badcock and Boozer

You ever see a sign or a bumper sticker you wish you could show someone else? Well, with this thing called the Internet, and handy little devices called digital cameras, we can share with the entire world. Sure, the entire world might not be tuning in every day, and that’s fine. Nobody expects that kind… (read more)

Wordless Wednesday Twenty-Four

[photopress:IMG_0371_sm_blog.jpg,full,centered] (click to enlarge and sharpen) See other Wordless Wednesday participants: http://www.wordlesswednesday.com/ Update after comments: I was sitting in a car waiting for a co-worker to run inside our hotel and ask directions to a local restaurant. So, to answer your questions, yes, this is a reflection in a hotel window, and yes, I snapped… (read more)

Dictionary Not “Ginormous” Enough

Just a few of the 100 new items to be added to the “2007 copyright version of the best-selling Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate┬« Dictionary, Eleventh Edition”*: Bollywood crunk DVR flex-cuff ginormous gray literature hardscape IED microgreen perfect storm RPG smackdown snowboardcross speed dating sudoku telenovela viewshed Before looking up any of these, I wondered, “What the hell… (read more)

Stack of Kin-Lings (Pic of the Week)

[photopress:DSC_1089_sm_blog.JPG,full,centered] (click to enlarge and sharpen) Four-year-old Benjamin hangs on atop a mass of various cousins on Thanksgiving. See if you can follow this. The one completely face-down with gray pants is Benjamin’s first cousin, only son of the Charles who comments here. He’s five weeks younger than Benjamin. The kid on the bottom, second… (read more)