rivercrow on August 26th, 2007

This morning I took my parents to the botanical gardens. It was an impromptu visit to the gardens. I didn’t think they’d want to get out and walk. Lesson #1: Always take your damn hat. We went in and started wandering around. The critters were all cooperative — butterflies sat still, dragonflies were patient. Lesson […]

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rivercrow on August 26th, 2007

There’s a fantastic botanical garden here. I’ve been spending two to three hours there every weekend I’m in town, mostly hanging out in the swamp area. The first day I was there, a dragonfly cooperated with me. I had the 50mm 1.8 and a 2x closeup filter. He (blue dasher) reared into an obelisk pose […]

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rivercrow on August 26th, 2007

I’ve been away from home base for a month, on a contract. It’s been interesting — ooh, that’s the kiss of death, ain’t it? — but I really can’t talk about what I’m doing. The Internet connection at the hotel I’m staying at is horrible. Degrading signal, get dropped — all kinds of nasty. So, […]

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