Need to get my butt in gear …

Need to get my butt in as far as videoing goes. If all goes well Wally and I will be going on a short and hopefully productive road trip today. For a long time now I have been fascinated from afar by the former Whippoorwill Dairy in Nebo, North Carolina. Imagine my excitement when I […]

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Starting over – Day 1

I took almost a week off from my photography challenge due to Gel’s death so I am starting over from scratch.  Got to go to Murray’s Mill this morning because several pre-1927 cars were going to be there.  They came to downtown Newton too but I only went to Murray’s Mill. Feels good to be […]

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Sheep

Last night, Wally and I picked out and brought home four ewe sheep each with two lambs on them.  This was something that’s been in the making for some time now. We are blessed to have more pasture than we have animals to consume it which I guess is a good thing.  There’s a man […]

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Gel

If you’ve been reading this journal for any length of time you know Gel.  We lost him this morning to a tragic accident.  There are not words to describe how Wally and I feel.  There will never be another dog like him. RIP you magnificent dog.  May there be lots of balls and sticks for […]

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Day 35 – Where once there were blooms

Now there are beautiful heart-shaped leaves shimmering in the late-day sun. This is a Red Bud tree. I made what could be a really good contact towards some future documentary work yesterday evening.  Fingers and toes crossed! There’s other things in the pipeline too — but I MUST GET SOME VIDEOTAPING DONE. MUST! MUST! MUST! […]

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History and the old ways

I wonder why it is that I have the desire to return to the old ways – to a simpler way of life. Things are so complicated these days.  There are things in the modern world that I’d have a hard time letting go of – the Internet is one of them but sometimes I’d […]

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