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MetLife Blimp

We have had the MetLife blimp flying around our area a lot recently.  I don’t know what brought it to us.  It may have been tied to some sports events or perhaps it is just a campaign for brand awareness.  … Continue reading

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New Gallery Presentation

For those of you that click through the pictures, you may have noticed a change. My blog has a plug-in that opens up the main pictures in a floating window above the normal page. Mistakenly, I had believed that the … Continue reading

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Wings Over Waukegan

The Wings Over Waukegan show took place recently in Illinois.  As with Waukesha, I was covering this for GAR so, rather than duplicate the effort, head over to http://globalaviationresource.com/v2/2013/09/12/airshow-review-wings-over-waukegan-2/ where you can see my write-up.

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What’s in a TiVo?

Not so long ago, my TiVo packed up. This was part of a string of technology failures I suffered in a short space of time and about which I have previously posted. I was getting ready to dump the old … Continue reading

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What Motivates People to Justify Themselves?

Every once in a while, I take this blog totally off topic and just have a ponder about something. This is one of those posts. If you want pictures of something, today is not your day. See you in a … Continue reading

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How to Use Speakerphone

Since my last post was a bit of a rant, I am on a roll so add another one today.  Hopefully, having cleared my system a bit, I will return to the photography topics soon.  Normal scheduled programming will resume! … Continue reading

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The One That Got Away

No photo to show here.  This is about one that didn’t happen.  I was driving back towards the city just after sunset.  The Kennedy Expressway runs east towards the city away from O’Hare for a while and the line of … Continue reading

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Technology That Won’t Die

A moment for an odd rant today.  I had an experience recently with a business (a big company, not some small operation) where they had got some information incorrect on something they sent to me.  I contacted them to arrange … Continue reading

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O’Hare Excursion

Another benefit of the recent trip to O’Hare was getting into a conversation with some guys who know the area better than I.  One of them suggested a location I hadn’t tried before.  It is on the west side of … Continue reading

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Getting up someone’s nose

I have shot many times at O’Hare over the years.  There are a few locations that provide opportunities but they do depend on the time of day and the approaches the jets are making.  I was out there recently and … Continue reading

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