Approaching the present

Reality is a question of perspective; the further you get from the past, the more concrete and plausible it seems – but as you approach the present, it inevitably seems incredible.”  ~ Salman Rushdie *Photo venue: Fort Barrancas, aboard Naval Air Station, Pensacola, FL. Except for cropping, and resizing for publication, image is Straight out […]

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Ever onward

The wind in the reeds whistles a beguiling tune, tempting me ever onward into deep and dangerous currents. Naiads and river monsters tease and taunt in their attempts to draw me from the safety of my vessel. I keep to my course, struggling in the white rapids, navigating rocks and eddies, praying for the respite […]

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Bay Bluff

After a few weeks of staying close to home, I finally got AWAY for a photo hike. I drove over to Pensacola, and wandered around Bay Bluff Park boardwalk. The walk is more than a mile long, and wends down the bluffs to the train tracks that run along Escambia Bay. It was a windy, […]

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A cannon’s view

I traveled out to Fort Pickens State Park, near Pensacola, over the weekend for my photo hike. I’ve traipsed around the fort before, but this time, I went off the normal path and checked out some of the outer facilities… the batteries. These were where the large cannons and ammo were housed. At Battery Cooper, you […]

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My, my, my hikin’ shoes

Due to a catastrophic computer fail, and my increasing lack of effort and enthusiasm… I’ve abandoned the attempt to complete my first 365Project. I gave it the ol’ college try, but sadly, I just couldn’t sustain it. Now, that I’ve dispense with that bit of distasteful housekeeping, on to my weekly photo hike. I will […]

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St. Michael’s

I had all these wonderful plans for Saturday. First I had a lovely lunch with my girl crush Angie, then set out for my weekly photo hike. I even packed a change of clothes and shoes to make the slog thru the Florida heat and humidity (lung-collapsing since the rains have held off) more comfortable. […]

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