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Photo Awards

The Nikonites Forum (for Nikon users but all are welcome…) has a Weekly Challenge.   The photo MUST be taken during that week so you get the topic and have to go out and get the shot!! I do not enter … Continue reading

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Worked All States

Worked All States (WAS) is an ARRL Ham radio award fro making a “confirmed” contact with someone in all 50 states.   I recently just got my 1st WAS as Mixed, meaning any mode and any band.  A couple weeks back … Continue reading

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New Radio “Stuff”

I recently added 2 items to my Ham Radio Gear.   1st up is a “Hotspot”, it is like my own personal repeater for several Digital modes.  With this, I can tap into DStar or DMR talk groups using a hand … Continue reading

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Trailer Sold!

I hemmed & hawed back & forth on selling the travel trailer…    I knew I should but just never pulled the trigger.   Well, that changed.   A couple weeks back I went down and pulled a few things out.  I … Continue reading

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School Starts!

The Kids (Jack, Harper and Ella) all started school on August 2nd…   Here are some pictures…

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Headstone Installed!!

Monday I received a photo and email that the headstone was installed at Lyn’s grave.   The vases for each side are backordered but they wanted to get the main part installed and I was glad they did. I immediately drove … Continue reading

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Medical Procedure…

We have been searching for what caused my Hemoglobin to drop so low (I STILL say stress and lousy diet worrying about and caring for Lyn).  Anyway, to bring everyone up to date.  They found low iron (as in ZERO) … Continue reading

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Bricks….

No, we are not throwing them….  they are placed in the ground Lyn’s cousin Trissy and her husband Randy spent some time visiting to see Lyn at Hospice. (They were here the day that she passed.  One of Lyn’s suggested … Continue reading

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Cooking Wars!

Well, they are not really wars, just me getting back into cooking better meals for me and my health.   This has involved the new toaster oven, Air Fryer and the slow cooker…    So far I have done good and … Continue reading

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4th of July

The 4th was tough at times for me this year.   Though we did not usually go to Fireworks, we were usually  home together with me cooking on the Grill…     First 4th of July with  me being without her…   (tears … Continue reading

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13 Colonies

Each year (10 years now) there is a radio event called “The 13 Colonies” Special Event.   Each of the Original 13 Colonies (NH, NY, CT, DE, NJ, NC, SC, MD, VA, GA, RI, MA, PA) has operators broadcasting throughout 4th … Continue reading

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My Photgraphy…

This month was way more productive than past months…   I took 230 pictures this month and less then 400 total the previous 5 months.   602 photos this year (1st 6 months) and only 460 last 6 months of 2017. I … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Real Estate

Well, that is what I call it anyway.   It refers to me getting organized, decluttered and re-arranging space so it is usable for me.   I was overwhelmed by all that needed to be done and just could not figure out … Continue reading

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Field Day

Every year, the last full weekend of June, The ARRL sponsors Radio Field Day.  It is the chance to go out, set up stations and broadcast for 24 hours attempting to make ham radio contacts. For the 3rd year in … Continue reading

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Boat Trip

I had a nice day out on a friend’s boat today.  Paul called me last week and invited me out.  He has a 16 Carolina Skiff.  We put in on the Wilmington River, headed to the Savannah River, followed it … Continue reading

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