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Cleaning up my Act

Cleaning up my act, getting stuff done, losing weight, re-evaluating my goals, – we all know the phrases we use for the beginning of a new year. But this year, I can say I’m achieving at least one goal! It was quiet the month of December 2017 around my office, and I tackled my library of over 188,000 images and cleaned up the clutter. I have only three years to go now, but I have successfully eliminated over 12,000 images from the catalog. I feel lighter already. 🙂  Continue reading »

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Twelve Days of Christmas – Day 12

 

Day 12 – Gazing up at the universe, I’m in awe and wonder. Capturing the stars of our galaxy, over formations in Arches National Park, was an incredible experience.

Marvel at the mystery! 

This concludes my series – and yes, if you do the math, I’m two days off if I wanted the 12 days to finish on Christmas Day, but I figured that most of you wouldn’t be on the internet (!) after the 23rd, so I began my celebrations early.

Have a joy-filled, peaceful, and wondrous holiday!

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Twelve Days of Christmas – Day 8

 

Day 8 – Humbled by the gift of outstanding beauty in the magnificent landscapes of the southwest. There’s a reason they are made into monuments and parks!

Celebrate the grandeur!

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Twelve Days of Christmas – Day 7

clouds, Fall, granite, jeffrey pine, landscape, mountains, national, Olmsted, pine, pinus jeffreyii, Point, range, rock, seasons, Sierra, sierra nevada, survival, trees, USA < North America < Places, Yosemite National Park < california, Yosemite NP

 

Day 7 – Celebrating Survival. In spite of all odds, Nature thrives in some pretty challenging places! 

Celebrate the persistence of life!

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