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John is a native of Michigan, 58 years young and retired. I've been using WordPress since 2000 with various websites, both self-hosted and on the side. I enjoy WordPress and Instagram - It's a photo and blogging obsession... Thanks for visiting my humble photo blog.

  • Around The Bend, There’s The Strip

    The south end of the Strip to be precise. I made a navigation error yesterday, had to go slightly out of my way to get back on the ninety five freeway north and grabbed this shot of our Vegas Strip.

  • Saddle Up Your Mailbox!

    This is an amazing little saddle made for the box, the gates into the property are even more amazing!

  • The Steel Bird

    Around the city there are faux birds like this and other animals, faux cacti and so on which are very artistic! I captured this high stepping bird while stopped at a traffic light.

  • American by Birth

    Nevadan by Choice. A random street photo from yesterday on the hot streets of Las Vegas. An unintended plug for UPS!

  • This Week’s Forecast

    Bloody hot is the forecast for Las Vegas Valley for the next several days, it’s the dog days of summer right now. Can you take the heat? Gladly, homes here are constructed to handle our scorching environment. 😎🌵 Click the… Read More ›

  • From Ground to Sky

    A few more of those silly Wing photos for you. Flight is so fascinating and exciting! How about you, do you love flight too?

  • Antique Petrol Pump

    This old pump probably doesn’t need electricity, it puts gravity to good use. It could use a little spiffing up!

  • Do You Remember These?

    I do, and I just dated myself too! Sweet memories with the family all together so long ago. 😍

  • A Family History of Boat Racing

    Here are some iPhone photos of old photos I took in Michigan recently. My family was involved in Roundy Round outboard racing in the fifties and sixties, then moving to quarter mile drag boat racing during the nineteen seventies. As… Read More ›

  • The Day of Tooth Prep

    Yesterday was the first day of Part Two for my much needed tooth repair. Several weeks ago I had the number thirty tooth removed as it had a bad infection under it. After two visits to the Ortho, I was… Read More ›

  • The Creepy Dude

    He’s just a puppet and he’s not Chucky. No matter, he’s just plain old creepy!!

  • Nasty Bagworms

    Over the decades of living in Michigan I’ve noticed that these destructive insects have good years and bad years. The number of bags is visibly less or greater from year to year. This summer looked like a seriously good year… Read More ›

  • In The Wood

    These are iPhone photos from a few days ago in the Michigan wood where my friend was cutting up this 125 foot fallen Oak. The root ball is many feet taller than I am, what a big noise this tree… Read More ›

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