Thursday, January 31, 2013

Thursday Challenge - Water

 A bubble fountain delights children of all ages,

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Ruby Tuesday - Buddhist Temple

In 2003 Sue and I visited her son Paul and his wife Beth in Sasebo Japan when Paul was stationed there with the Navy.  Beth made a great tour guide and took us to a lot of interesting places.  We did not go inside this temple but the grounds were beautifully manicured.  

Friday, January 25, 2013

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Thursday Challenge - Shiney

Philbrook Art Museum Garden - Chrome Bumper Hippo

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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Saturday, January 19, 2013

B&W Reflections - Fishing Dock

We didn't do any fishing when we were at Lake Greenleaf but the dock was there for us.  I took this one.

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Friday, January 18, 2013

Skywatch Friday - Sunrise over Greenleaf

Another of Susan's photographs from our stay at Lake Greenleaf.

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Thursday, January 17, 2013

Thursday Challenge - Games

My granddaughters Sarah and Hannah playing Quarto on the fourth of July weekend in 2005.

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Ruby Tuesday - Smokey the Wonder Pitbull

In uniform and ready to go.  My faithful companion Smokey

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Sunday, January 13, 2013

Baptism of Paulina Lashmet

Sue and I drove up to Chicago this week to attend the baptism of her youngest granddaughter Paulina.  Mark and Elane have 5 little girls, Fiona, Moira, Callista, Niamh, and now Paulina.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Thursday Challenge: Aircraft - Biplane

Boeing/Stearman PT-17 "Kaydet", also known as a Stearman Model 75 on display at the Tulsa Air National Guard during a special Family Day held on September 11, 2010. I attended as a guest of my son Master Sergeant David Miller.

The Stearman (Boeing) Model 75 is a biplane, of which at least 9,783 were built in the United States during the 1930s and 1940s as a military trainer aircraft. Stearman Aircraft became a subsidiary of Boeing in 1934. It served as a primary trainer for the USAAF, a basic trainer for the USN (as the NS & N2S), and with the RCAF as the Kaydet throughout World War II. After the conflict was over, thousands of surplus aircraft were sold on the civil market. In the immediate post-war years they became popular as crop dusters and as sports planes.

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Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Wordless Wednesday - Midtown Doors

One of the grander homes in mid-town Tulsa.

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Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Ruby Tuesday - Antique Jukebox

Sue and I went to the Jazz Depot Sunday evening to hear a tribute to Dave Brubeck the iconic jazz pianist who died in December at the age of 91.  While wandering around during the intermission I found the perfect post for Ruby Tuesday in the form of a 1954 AMI Sonoramic Sound Jukebox.  It plays 45 rpm records and is a gift from the children of Bob Wilson.

Monday, January 7, 2013

Macro Monday - Up Close and Personal

The candy aisle at Whole Foods.  Get thee behind me Satan!

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Saturday, January 5, 2013

B&W Reflections - Moon over Greenleaf

While we were enjoying our cabin over on Lake Greenleaf last week, Susan stepped out on the deck and snapped a photograph of the moon rising through the mist over the water.  I think she did a great job.

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Friday, January 4, 2013

Skywatch Friday - KJRH-TV Channel 2

Channel 2 has it's offices and transmitter on Peoria in the center of the Brookside area of Tulsa.  They have a "Skycam" on top of their tower that keeps an eye on the changing weather.  Since we live in the area it is always interesting to see the view from atop their tower.  Built in 1954 the station was considered very modern when it was built in 1954.  For a brief history look HERE.

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Tuesday, January 1, 2013