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Beach fun – Star Wars Merc style

Went to South Shore Lake Tahoe in California the other day for a bit of relief from the heat and to enjoy the lovely water there.  It is my favorite lake.  There were some strange guys there…..   Not sure

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Posted in Photography, Star Wars

Clones Wars meets the Beach

I finally decided to take some time away from the stress of waiting for something to happen and go to one of my favorite places – the beach up at Lake Tahoe.  This was the one place I missed when

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Posted in Digital Photography, Star Wars, Travel

Last beach visit to Tahoe this year….

I wish we could have more beach time at Lake Tahoe.  I really love it there.  There is something truly magical about that place.  I always feel better after being there.  So I am sharing our last beach photos for

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Posted in Digital Photography, Travel

Tahoe Truckee Airshow

This past weekend was the Tahoe Truckee Airshow, and since I am a big fan of airplanes, I had to go.  I had never been to this airshow before.   When we lived up in the Pacific Northwest, we used to

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Posted in Aviation, Digital Photography, Travel

Signs of Drought in the Sierra Nevada Range

Went to one of my favorite places as a teenager – Sand Harbor Beach at Lake Tahoe last week and the signs of the drought are very visible.  To the untrained eye or casual visitor that did not see the

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Posted in Culture, Digital Photography, Travel

Treasure of Family Memories: Part 3

Here are more amazing gems of fashion trends and nostalgia from the 1960 Winter Olympic Games to the rather vacant looking strip of Las Vegas, Nevada. The first few photos show the Lake Tahoe area and my Grandparent’s property in

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Posted in Culture, Family, Photography, Travel

Treasure of Family Memories: Part 2

My Grandfather took an unusually large amount of slide photos during the year 1959 and perhaps that was due to the fact that he had just started taking slide photos, and he was excited about creating a whole new medium

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Posted in Culture, Family, Inspiration, Photography, Travel