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ball canning homemade pickles
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Homemade Pickles

181/365: Homemade Pickles Gwenn and I are making homemade pickles today with the fresh cucumbers from the garden.  We are using her ball canning kit which she got for Christmas. Who wants some pickles?
lava lamp
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Lava Lamp

180/365: Lava Lamp A lava lamp always brings me back to my early 20's and the freedom of young adulthood.  Such fun memories from a time in my life when anything was possible, nothing was troubling and the wind was at my fingertips. I had…
burpless hybrid cucumber
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Homegrown Cucumbers

179/365: Homegrown Cucumbers We picked the first group of burpless hybrid cucumbers from our home garden.  This one is 16 inches in length and will be prefect for pickling. How big is your cucumber? :)
Marine Layer Clothing
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Marine Layer

178/365: Marine Layer My first set of Marine Layer brand shirts arrived in the mail today.  These are the softest shirts in existence and all made in the USA.  Cannot wait to wear one tomorrow and the next day.
art sculpture
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Sculpture in the Sky

177/365: Sculpture in the Sky This art sculpture in located in Hall Office Park, Frisco Texas.  The clean lines and ambient blue sky made for a great photo.  The color contrast of the off white sculpture against the deep blue sky bring out…
Yu Darvish
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Yu Got This

176/365: Yu Got This Texas Rangers Yu Darvish takes the mound tonight against the New York Yankees. All I have to say is ... Yu Got This!
tree in water
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Tree in Water

175/365: Tree in Water This tree lives in water at a local pond.  I love the shadowing and the detail of the tree as its trunk is darker due to being wet.  The green grass throws a nice contrast to the photo. The editing on this photo…
relaxing in the pool
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Relaxing

174/365: Relaxing This was a much needed weekend of doing little and relaxing a lot.
Summer in the pool
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Summer

173/365: Summer Summer has officially arrived.  We all escaped the heat today in the nice and refreshing pool.  Skippy loves the water, but Charlie was not so sure.
Enzo's Pizza Flower Mound Texas
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Pizza Night

172/365: Pizza Night Just about every Friday the family goes out for pizza at Enzo's Pizza in Flower Mound.  The best New York style pizza I've ever had.  Would highly recommend this place!
Little Blue Heron
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Little Blue Heron

171/365: Little Blue Heron This little blue heron walks slowly as he stalks his prey in the water.  He was doing some fishing.  His deep blue and purple colors are striking and make watching him pleasing to the eye.
baby male cardinal
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Baby Male Cardinal

170/365: Baby Male Cardinal This baby male cardinal stops for a bite to eat.  His feathers are molting as he changes into his fire red adult colors.
Yu Darvish Strikeout Counter Bobblehead
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Yu Darvish Strikeout Counter Bobblehead

169/365: Yu Darvish Strikeout Counter Bobblehead Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish takes the mound tonight against the Oakland A's and I'm ready to count the strikeouts with my Yu Darvish Strikeout Counter Bobblehead. 348 career strikeouts…
fence lines
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Fence Lines

168/365: Fence Lines There are some lines in life that once crossed one can never return.
Happy Father's Day
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Happy Father's Day

167/365: Happy Father's Day To the best dad - ever! Happy Father's Day. Thank you so much for all your love and support. Thank you for all your guidance and wisdom. Thank you for being you! I LOVE YOU DAD! :)
Rangers Ballpark in Arlington
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Rangers Ballpark in Arlington

166/365: Rangers Ballpark in Arlington It is a fine day, people open windows, they go to the ballpark and have some nachos.  Going to the Rangers game today, let's hope they get back to the WIN COLUMN. LET'S GO RANGERS
basset hound with chuckit kick ball
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Charlie

165/365: Charlie Charlie the basset hound is thinking about playing with the chuckit kickball, but isn't sure she wants to get up and move to the ball.  She would prefer it just come to her without having to move. This photo catches her…
terrier mix dog
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Skippy

164/365: Skippy Skippy, a terrier mix, enjoying running around in the backyard.  I caught this photo of him snacking on some grass from a close side perspective, gotta love how full his beard has become -- it is so cute!
Lab Husky Mix Dog
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Pacey

163/365: Pacey Pacey, a lab husky mix, enjoying the outside so much that she decided to join charlie in digging a hole.  This photo catches her in deep thought about the dig.
green moss in the woods
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Green Moss

162/365: Green Moss I took this photo when I was in North Carolina this past weekend.  I saw this patch of green moss with some red plant scattered within.  I put my camera on the ground and focused up to get a lower perspective and add depth…
east forsyth high school class of 2013
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Stand Out In The Crowd

161/365: Stand Out In The Crowd Now is the time more then every to stand out in the crowd.  Figure out who you are and become an individual.
Class of 2013
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The Graduate

160/365: The Graduate The Graduate stands tall and proud.