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Let’s get grainy.

So I started reading up on photography. So far my impression with using my camera in manual mode is that I am doing a bunch of work to make the camera take photos that are almost as good as the … Continue reading

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Our new camera

Thanks to my very generous family, we have a new digital camera! They all pitched in for my 30th birthday gift and bought me a Canon digital SLR, and it takes very nice photos. Now I just have to learn … Continue reading

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Alaska, Summer 2011, Part 19: Highway?

Part 19 in a series about our trip to Alaska in late June through mid-July, 2011. This is what they call a highway in Alaska (the Seward Highway to be precise). It’s no I-95 but by Alaskan standards, it’s a … Continue reading

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Alaska, Summer 2011, Part 18: At the Zoo

Part 18 in a series about our trip to Alaska in late June through mid-July, 2011.  Go Ravens! (Laura would like to make sure that everyone notices that Nik is the author of this post.)

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Alaska, Summer 2011, Part 17: Flying with Drew

Part 17 in a series about our trip to Alaska in late June through mid-July, 2011.  On our last Sunday of the trip, Eric, Dale, Drew and I were supposed to fly out to a river in southwest Alaska to … Continue reading

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Tennis Look-A-Likes Contest Part 5: FINAL EDITION!

In the previous edition of the Tennis Look-A-Likes Contest, nobody was able to correctly guess who the Ross Hutchins look-a-like amongst our friends is. I thought it was an easy one but I guess I was wrong.  I’ll leave it … Continue reading

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Tennis Look-A-Likes Contest Part 3

In the last edition of the Tennis Look-A-Likes Contest, we saw that Mark Moyer looks just like Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia. They both even have ridiculously muscular legs. Congrats to Anne who guessed it correctly, again. By the way, Janko … Continue reading

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Tennis Look-A-Likes Contest Part 2

To summarize from the previous edition of the Tennis Look-A-Likes Contest, Jeff Weaver looks just like Andrey Golubev from Kazakstan. It’s true. Congrats to Anne who guessed it correctly. I think this next one may be a little bit more … Continue reading

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Alaska, Summer 2011, Part 12: 4th of July in Alaska

Part 12 in a series about our trip to Alaska in late June through mid-July, 2011.  To celebrate 4th of July in Alaska, we made Greek food! Is that anti-American? I hope you don’t take it that way. We wanted … Continue reading

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