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I have three photos for you this week.  The first is of a thunder storm taken just outside the door of the photo studio at the John C Campbell Folk School.  I think this would make a good black and white photo.  Maybe next week.  The second photo is of a Rattlesnake Master.  The third photo is of the placard describing the plant, just in case you thought I was making the name  up.

 

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Dan

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dlthoman@bellsouth.net (Daniel Thoman Photography) anniversary deck flower flowers jccfs john c campbell folk school rattlesnake master relax thunderstorm tree house http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/7/weekly-critter-july-21-2017 Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:27:21 GMT
weekly critter, July 14, 2017 http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/7/weekly-critter-july-14-2017 ATT finally got our internet up and running again.  It 'died' Wednesday night and started working again late Thursday evening.  I don't know how widespread the outage was but I couldn't get through to the repair dept.  It's amazing how much I use the internet for communicating with others.

 

Other than no internet and fighting with direct tv things have been pretty good around here.  We got to spend time with family visiting from Utah and Wednesday my brother and his wife invited us to come over and have elk burgers.  If you've never had an elk burger you're missing out on something delicious.  In fact, if I had a ready supply of ground elk I'd never make a ground beef burger again.

 

I have two photos this week.  The first is a bergamot flower.  The photo was taken at the UGA Georgia Mountain Research & Education Center near Blairsville.  My second photo of an old building was taken on the John C Campbell Folk School campus.  In color it is a rather dull photo but works well in black and white.  I really like all the lines directing my eyes through the photo.

 

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Dan

 

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weekly critter, July 7, 2017 http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/7/weekly-critter-july-7-2017 Hope everyone had a wonderful 4th.  We sure did.  Started the day sipping coffee and watching the Peachtree road race. Later we went out to the deck and watched the tubers and skiers.  When it got to hot we came  inside and watched a stage of the tour of france and ended the day watching the Capital Fourth. 

 

Yesterday I spent the day taking the RV to Augusta for a recall. What a way to spend the day.  Today, I had just gotten out of bed and was sipping some coffee when Linda came in to tell me that our water system was leaking. Boy was that an understatement.  The sediment filter had ruptured.  I turned the water off and proceeded to try and open the filter.  Guess what?  The PVC inlet and outlet lines broke.  Have I mentioned how much I like plumbing.   So, on to the main cutoff valve.  The broken line was still leaking which I attributed to water in the lines.  After a trip to Lowes and lunch the line was still leaking.  Ok, it  had to be the water heater siphoning.  Two hours later I stuck my finger on the leaking pipe and there was pressure.  It wasn't siphoning, the main cutoff valve had failed.  Have I mentioned how much I like plumbing.   So, off to the street to shut off the valve there.  The leak stopped and I repaired everything else...except the main cutoff valve.   I think I'll wait until tomorrow to tackle that.  By the way...Have I mentioned how much I like plumbing.

 

I have two photos taken at the John C Campbell Folk School during my class.  The first is of a day lily and the second is a bumble bee on a St John's wort (I think).

 

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Dan

 

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weekly critter, June 22, 2017 http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/6/weekly-critter-june-22-2017 I had a wonderful time  last week teaching my photography class.  I couldn't have asked for a better group of people.  We visited Vogel State Park and the gardens at the Georgia Mountain Research & Education Center in Blairsville.  Both places are beautiful and made for two fun days.

 

Its done nothing but rain since I got home.  Now the grass at the observatory is going to grow and I'll have to cut it again.  At least with the dark and rainy mornings I can pull the covers up and go back to sleep.  Being retired is great.

 

I have photos of lily's for you today.  The first is a pineapple lily and the second is a calla lily.

 

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Dan

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weekly critter, June 10, 2017 http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/6/weekly-critter-june-10-2017 I know I'm late again but I spent Thursday and Friday at the observatory cutting grass and with Donnie's help installing two breaker panels and outlets for the RV's.  Woo-hoo, we have power.  We're getting close to having everything finished and hopefully can stop hemorrhaging money.  There ain't much left...money that is.

 

I'll be at the JCCFS teaching next week so there won't be a critter.  Looking forward to a fun week.

 

I have two photos this week.  The first is a two for one.  An unidentified mushroom with a fly on it.  Notice the two spikey looking things sticking up?   The second photo is of our new Grand Design Imagine RV in its new RV shelter.  Those new chairs in front of the RV are screaming for a new patio.  And so it goes.

 

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Dan

 

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dlthoman@bellsouth.net (Daniel Thoman Photography) RV astronomy chairs grand design imagine john c campbell flok school oservatory patio. power http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/6/weekly-critter-june-10-2017 Sat, 10 Jun 2017 17:47:41 GMT
weekly critter, June 1, 2017 http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/6/weekly-critter-june-1-2017 It's been kind of a busy week.  I'm not sure what I've gotten done, besides recovering from filling 400 feet of trench, but I've been busy.  I was hoping to have some mocking bird chick pictures this week but I forgot to take my camera to the observatory.  That's like forgetting my head (which I've probably done a few times). 

 

I have two photos this week of an armyworm moth.  If I've misidentified it please let me know.  It's hard to see but in the first photo his abdomen comes out and points up, relative to the rest of him.   I would have taken a side photo but it started pouring down rain.  The second photo which is a closeup of his head is actually a focus stack of five photos.  At this magnification the depth of field is less than a millimeter.  So to get an in focus image I needed to change the focus point five times and combine the images. 

 

There are still a couple of spots open in my photography class at the John C Campbell Folk School.  It's going to be a fun week.  If you're not interested in photography they offer around 50 other categories of classes ranging from blacksmithing to storytelling.    https://folkschool.org. 

 

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Dan

 

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weekly critter, May 25, 2017 http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/6/weekly-critter-may-25-2017 Linda and I about worked ourselves to death last Friday filling in by hand over four hundred feet of trench at the observatory.  We should have spread it out over several days (or hired someone) but I had a solar outreach event on Saturday and the rain was supposed to start on Sunday.  The rain did start Saturday night and still hasn't stopped.  Saturday evening a neighbor called and said the observatory roof was partly open. Luckily he had a key and closed it for us.  So Sunday we had to run back out to the observatory and check it.  No rest for the weary.  Now I only need to hook up the electricity to the RV (without frying myself) and we'll be good to go.

 

I have two more bird photos for you today.  The cute couple are cardinals and their nest is in the front yard.   As of Sunday, the mocking bird eggs in the observatory warm room still hadn't hatched.

 

You can see full resolution images from all my blogs on my website.

 

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Dan

 

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weekly critter, May 18, 2017 http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/5/weekly-critter-may-18-2017 It's been another brutal week working at the observatory.  Not a cloud in the sky with temperatures in the low to mid 90's.  Monday, cutting grass.  Tuesday, cutting grass, cleaning up construction debris and having trenches dug for water and electric. Wednesday we laid the electric and water lines (over four hundred feet).  Friday, after pressure testing the water lines,  we have to fill in the trenches.  What fun.   I need a vacation.   I still don't know how I had time to do stuff like this when I worked for a living.

 

I have two downy woodpecker photos for you this week.  The first is of a male downy feeding a female downy.  He's trying to show her what a good mate he'll be.  The second is of the male strutting his stuff.  He's sitting on a very dead Dogwood tree.  Linda and I had been nursing that tree for over 25 years.  Last summers drought and excessive heat killed it.

 

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Dan

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dlthoman@bellsouth.net (Daniel Thoman Photography) astronomy bird birds cutting grass dogwood downy woodpecker drought electric line heat observatory water Line http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/5/weekly-critter-may-18-2017 Thu, 18 May 2017 16:07:04 GMT
weekly critter, May 11, 2017 http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/5/weekly-critter-may-11-2017 It's a beautiful but windy day here in Georgia.  Supposed to be in the 90's this afternoon.  I sure hope it doesn't make it.  It was 95 yesterday.  That's too hot for May. 

 

I spent Monday night at the observatory to try out my new camera.  This is not a DSLR but a camera designed for astronomical photos. I know it was almost a full moon but I had to try anyway.  It is after all a new toy.  I did get a couple of decent photos of the moon but my Jupiter photos  were terrible.  I didn't realize the seeing was so bad.  It was either that or I don't know what setting I need to use. I'll figure it out.

 

My first photo today is of  'the bird nest'.  I entered the warm room heading for the observing area when this bird about knocked me over.  Neither was expecting the other.  I looked around trying to locate the inevitable nest and couldn't find one.  Yea.  After taking the outreach equipment from the truck to the observatory I looked around the warm room again and located the nest in the coil of wires which run from the observatory to the warm room.  Good, now I can get rid of it and maybe she won't come back.  Wrong, it had four eggs in it.  They are mocking bird eggs and since I like mockingbirds I guess the warm room door won't be installed for a couple of weeks.  I'm going to be using the observatory next week so I guess she'll just have to get used to me.

 

The second photo is of an orchid.  I don't know what the name is or even where I took the photo.  If you can Identify it please let me know.

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Dan

 

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dlthoman@bellsouth.net (Daniel Thoman Photography) astronomy bird bird eggs birds flower flowers mockingbird moon observatory orchid telescope warm room http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/5/weekly-critter-may-11-2017 Thu, 11 May 2017 15:52:27 GMT
weekly critter, May 4, 2017 http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/5/weekly-critter-may-4-2017 It's another rainy day in Georgia.  I know we need the rain but it'll just makes the grass at the observatory grow.  A friend stopped by the observatory last week just prior to an outreach event, looked around and said "you have to much grass."  Don't I know it.  But he did help me cut the grass for which I was very thankful.

 

Linda said I misspelled the name of the 'little cmperor orchid' last week.  I showed her the tag that came with it and she said "you copied a misspelled name."  Oh well.  There is a 'little emperor orchid' so I guess that's the correct name.  Can't get away without having everything fact checked these days.  Actually, I appreciate people correcting something I've mislabeled.

 

I have two photos today.  The first is a black widow.  It and about ten others were living in my well cover.  Here I thought they were solitary critters.  Not that it's a big problem, I've sampled wells for decades and have found everything from a child hiding from his mother to a coral snake in well houses and covers.  The most common thing found were wasp nests.  The second photo is of an Iris.  I love photographing these flowers.

 

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Dan

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dlthoman@bellsouth.net (Daniel Thoman Photography) astronomy black widow flower flowers grass iris observatory outreach rain spider well well cover http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/5/weekly-critter-may-4-2017 Thu, 04 May 2017 18:13:44 GMT
weekly critter, April 27, 2017 http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/4/weekly-critter-april-27-2017 My web site now has over 16,000 hits.  Woo-hoo.   I'm supposed to be out working at the observatory today but it's about to pour so I decided to put it off till tomorrow.  If anyone wants something fun to do on Saturday, Sharon Shenanigans, the Sharon GA community fair will run from 10a to 4p.  If it's sunny we'll be there with our solar telescopes.

 

I have two photos today.  The first is of a rose-breasted grosbeak.  We have a pair hanging around but they won't stay long.  These are such beautiful birds.  The second photo is of a new orchid Linda found named Little Cmperor.  Who comes up with these names?

 

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Dan

 

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dlthoman@bellsouth.net (Daniel Thoman Photography) astronomy bird birds flower flowers little cmperor rain rose-breasted grosbeak sharon GA sharon shenanigans http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/4/weekly-critter-april-27-2017 Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:14:20 GMT
weekly critter, April 23, 2017 http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/4/weekly-critter-april-23-2017 It's been a busy week.  Linda is finally feeling better and getting back to normal.  I spent Thursday and Friday working on the observatory and Saturday we spent all day at Madison fest doing solar astronomy outreach.  Today I'm not moving from the comfort of my chair and Linda has taken over the couch.  We're going to act like the cat and do nothing all day except relax.

 

I have three photos for you today.  Sorry Sue but two of them are astronomy related.  I've had several people ask what the faint fuzzies in deep space really look like through the telescope.  So, the first one is of the Sombrero galaxy.  It's the fuzzy thing in the upper middle of the picture.  Impressive, huh. I'm not sure why star trails are showing up on some of the stars.  It should be all or none.   The second photo is of (starting at the bottom) the moon, venus and mars.  The third photo is of a carolina chickadee.

 

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Dan

 

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dlthoman@bellsouth.net (Daniel Thoman Photography) astronomy bird birds carolina chickadee festival mars moon observatory outreach solar astronomy sombrero galaxy venus http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/4/weekly-critter-april-23-2017 Sun, 23 Apr 2017 18:35:55 GMT
weekly critter, April 13,2017 http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/4/weekly-critter-april-13-2017 It's a beautiful spring day here in Georgia.  Warm weather, the trees are greening up the flowers are blooming and everything is a nice shade of yellow/green from all the pollen.

 

No, I haven't finished the warm room yet.  Linda hasn't been feeling good and I wanted a few days off.  I'll be back at the grind this afternoon.  It's almost like having a job.  The economy must be doing great.  We finally got a landscape/hauling guy out to give us a bid for some grading work.  He wanted $8,000.00. Ouch. 

 

I have three photos for you today.  The first is of our 'first of the season' ruby throated hummingbird.  I don't usually like 'bird on feeder' photos  but I wasn't set up to photograph him on a flower.  The second photo is of a green anole strutting his stuff and trying to impress the females.  The third photo is of Messier 42, the Orion nebula.  This is a stack of 11 photos.  They were taken at ISO 800 and are from 5 to 30 second long exposures.  I tried stacking the photos in deepsky stacker but could not get the software to work properly.  I ended up doing it by hand in photoshop.

 

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Dan

 

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dlthoman@bellsouth.net (Daniel Thoman Photography) M42 anole astronomy bird birds green anole orion nebula pollen ruby throated hummingbird stacking http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/4/weekly-critter-april-13-2017 Thu, 13 Apr 2017 15:47:39 GMT
weekly critter, April 7, 2017 http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/4/weekly-critter-april-7-2017 It's that time again.  I would have had the critter out yesterday but a micro burst hit during the wind storm yesterday and half of a huge tree went down, took a few other trees and damaged the seawall.  What fun.  Now I have to take down the other half of the tree that fell,  the damaged trees, another tree that's half dead and a third that's dead.  Oh well, nothing but money.

 

I was planning to have some solar photographs to share this week but the seeing and transparency were so bad that all my photos looked like out of focus mud.  I haven't processed all of them yet, it takes about an hour to process one 30 second video into a photograph, so maybe there sill a good one in there someplace.

 

I have two photographs this week.  The first is a very orange carolina wren and the second is a chipping sparrow.

 

There are still a couple of spaces left in the photography class that I'm teaching at the John C Campbell Folk School from June 11 through 17.  I know it's a shameless plug but if you haven't checked out the folk school website you need to.  It's camp for adults, good food and loads of fun.   https://www.folkschool.org/

 

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Dan

 

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weekly critter, March 31, 2017 http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/3/weekly-critter-march-31-2017 I'm just about finished with the warm room.  Put up trim, paint, lay carpet, install the AC and I'm ready to go.  Linda said she would do the painting which made me smile.  I can paint, I just don't like to.  It's almost as bad as hanging sheetrock.  Yes, this is Georgia so there has to be an air conditioner.  Observatory convention dictates that it be called a 'warm room' and I'm not one to upset the observing gods.  It's going to be named the 'wood-duck' warm room because if you don't stay 'ducked' you'll wish you 'wooda'.   If you're over 5' 6" you're going to hit your head if you try and stand.  

 

I have two photos today.  The first is of a motley looking American goldfinch.  He's not not going to find a mate looking like that.  Another month and he'll be a beautiful gold.   Linda looked at the photo and said it set off her wrong-o-meter.  "Dianthus don't grow out of dead wood."   I said that I liked it and the flower adds interest so here it is.  The second photo is a silhouette of a tufted titmouse.  I'm trying to get out of my comfort zone and try new techniques on old subjects.

 

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Dan

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dlthoman@bellsouth.net (Daniel Thoman Photography) american goldfinch astronomy bird birds flower flowers observatory tufted titmouse warm room wood duck http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/3/weekly-critter-march-31-2017 Fri, 31 Mar 2017 15:57:07 GMT
weekly critter, March 24, 2017 http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/3/weekly-critter-march-24-2017 Linda and I finally purchased a new RV, it only took us two years.  It's going to be a heck of change going from an 18 foot RV to a 32 footer.   It even has a real bathroom.  I should have some photos next week.  No, not of the bathroom.

The observatory warm room is coming along nicely and should be finished with three or four more work days.  Seems like it's been forever since I've been able to use the observatory.

I have two photos today.  The first is a broad-winged hawk (I think).  I was looking out the sliding glass door and was wondering why there were no birds at the feeder.  Finally, a few brain cells clicked in and I thought 'hawk'.  A couple of minutes later he moved his head and I spotted him.  He was looking the other direction so I set the camera up and got a few photos (through the door) before he turned around saw me and took off.  The second photo is of the working end of a carpenter bee.  Damn, I hate those things. 

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Dan

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weekly critter, March 18,2017 http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/3/weekly-critter-march-18-2017 I've been building a warm room on to my observatory and have had a friend helping me (more like I'm helping him) the last two days.  Almost seems like I have a job again.  Start work at 8a and get back home at 6p.  After a day like that Linda feeds me dinner then I go to bed.  But next month I'll have a warm or cool place to go and control the telescopes by computer if I'm planning on imaging.  The room should have been finished weeks ago but like any building project there are always problems.  I'm building the room under where the observatory roof rolls off.  While I was on the ladder I decide to check the beams onto which the roof rolls.  Guess what?  One of the pressure treated beams was very rotten.   The beam was made of 4 two by six boards.  Three of the four boards broke apart when I hit it with a hammer.  Talk about a disaster waiting to happen.

I have two photos this week.  The first is a pair of bluebirds checking out some new digs.  I hope they decide to nest there again.  The second photo is of one of my favorite birds.  A carolina wren checking out one of Linda's flower pots.  The wrens are already building nests.

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Dan

 

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dlthoman@bellsouth.net (Daniel Thoman Photography) astronomy astrophotography bird birds bluebird carolina wren computers flower flowers observatory roll off roof telescope warm room wren http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/3/weekly-critter-march-18-2017 Sat, 18 Mar 2017 18:05:51 GMT
weekly critter, March 9, 2017 http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/3/weekly-critter-march-9-2017 Well surprise surprise, the weekly critter is alive (mostly) and intent on being a little more consistent in the future.  Frankly, I've had some serious health issues, went several months taking very few photographs and didn’t want to just show old stuff.  Now it's time to start enjoying the outdoors again.  I love this non-winter we've been having.

I have three photos for you today, The first is of a red headed woodpecker.  We have a pair that has been hanging around for several months.  Unfortunately, they are very shy and never come close to the house.  The second is a camellia from a bush Linda has growing in the yard and the third is one of her orchids called Maria Theresa .

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Dan

 

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dlthoman@bellsouth.net (Daniel Thoman Photography) bird birds camellia flower marie theresa orchid red headed woodpecker woodpecker http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2017/3/weekly-critter-march-9-2017 Thu, 09 Mar 2017 19:17:59 GMT
weekly critter, October 13, 2016 http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2016/10/weekly-critter-october-13-2016 Not a lot going on around here.  I still don't have my RV back.  I waited over two weeks for my 'appointment' and took it to CSRA Camperland to have the AC repaired.  After over a week I called them only to find out they hadn't even looked at it and didn't know when they would.  I drove to Augusta the next morning hooked it up and took it to Augusta RV, just up the road. They immediately checked it out and told me what I already knew.  The compressor had seized and I needed a new AC.  Oh well, nothing but money.  It should be ready by Friday.   We are planning on upgrading our RV and one travel trailer at CSRA had made the 'top three' list.  Now I get to call the salesman and tell him he lost a $40,000 sale because of his repair facility.

 

I have two photos today.  The first is of a spider that's been living on the side of my truck for weeks.  Including at least one trip to Augusta (about 90 miles).  I'm not sure what kind of spider it is.  It could be a crab or orbweaver.  Nothing in any of my guides exactly matches.  The second is of a honey bee.  And no, they have not been put on the endangered species list.

 

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Dan

 

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weekly critter, September 22, 2016 http://thomanstudio.com/blog/2016/9/weekly-critter-september-22-2016 It's been an up and down week health-wise but I have reached 1 1/2 miles on my afternoon walks.   Next week I'll try for two. 

 

At least it seems to be getting a bit cooler here and we're heading into the beautiful Georgia fall weather.  By the time I get the AC fixed in the RV we won't need it till spring.  In other news, for my birthday Linda got the well she wanted installed at the observatory.  I thought it was supposed to work the other way-around.  I can't believe I'm 63 years old.

 

I have two photos this week.  The first is of some spectacular clouds.   I took this photo years ago when I first got into digital photography.  The second photo is of a portrait of Linda painted by her mother.  This is my favorite painting her mother did.

 

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Dan

 

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