Oct 28 2016

Coots

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cootsEavesdropping on
Two old coots.
One Oklahoma twang,
a bit higher than necessary.
The other tired experience.

Where did the 60s go?
Where are the hippies?
The pony tails and everything that went with them.
Just part of the past.

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Oct 20 2016

Fun with filters

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAJust getting myself caught up on what modern cameras can do.

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Sep 21 2016

The lean

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SnowDog1Someone reminded me of cats today. The phrase “toe beans” is perfect, though it seems initially to be a typo.

Despite living with two stupid cats for 15 years, I am now, and probably always have been, a dog person. Unlike humans, animals are innocent and perfect. I am reminded of that every time I look into a dog’s eyes.

Sometimes they seem sad. Sometimes a little guilty. Always curious. I see in those eyes the essence of, “What are we going to do, boss?”

Some time ago I read an article about the world’s biggest dog. George, I think. There were some photos, and George’s owner wrote a short piece about how big dogs are different. How they present unique problems. How they have to express themselves differently.

Because big dogs can’t comfortably jump in a person’s lap, they have to show affection differently. George’s owner described what she called the lean. She experienced that human-animal bond with George when he would lean against her and just breathe.

I get this from Riley occasionally. She doesn’t have a problem jumping on the couch and crawling in my lap. She’s not that big. But there are times when I am sitting on her level, on a step or on the floor, or on the edge of the deck, and she will sit next to me and lean.

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Aug 24 2016

Class of 2020

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FirstYear

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Aug 24 2016

Chillin

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Sleepy

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Dec 11 2015

Let’s [not] talk

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SoInteraction

I am not hopeful for the human race.

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Nov 30 2015

Snow Day!

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See you in class.Snow Day

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Nov 16 2015

Classic!

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Classic

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Nov 12 2015

Hey!

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Moo

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Oct 12 2015

Strike up the band

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Band

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