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After unrolling a bale of hay, our grass fed angus cattle enjoyed this, during a snow storm December, 2009 in Surry County, North Carolina. 
Photo taken from my tractor seat.
We All Scream for Ice Cream

Random shot of a family getting ice cream from the ice cream man
Doumars Drive-In 
Abe Doumar  created the first ice cream cone at the 1904 Worlds Fair in St. Louis.
The original cone machine is still in use at this location in Norfolk, VA
A Helping Hand In Long Run Of Life.
"Family"

When a few members of Westboro Baptist Church came to Norfolk Virginia (to spread their message of hate) I was able to photograph these two Moms at a counter protest.
Water Lily
Doumars Drive- In
Norfolk, VA
She was watching her brother and friends swim in a pond, and wanted to join in so badly, but the water was too deep.  The cloud, hill, and companion dandelions captured her mood perfectly.
Layers of San Diego
Swimmers pose for a picture after enjoying a dip in the family pond.
When a few members of Westboro Baptist Church came to Norfolk Virginia (to spread their message of hate) I was able to take this photograph of one of their children.
Rowers' shoes sitting on a dock during a regatta.  A boat had just docked behind the feetless shoes, and completed the picture.
Trees and sculpture at the San Diego Marina
The Jefferson Memorial during the Cherry Blossom Festival
A bedazzled Obama hat.  American is so many ways.
John Rockford of the local Virginia Beach band Jetstars
Swings at Cedar Point amusement park in Sandusky, OH.
Driving the backroads to Tennessee and came upon the Wolf Creek Dam on the Cumberland River in Kentucky
Surgeons performing a pediatric instrumented spinal fusion to help a patient with scoliosis.
Classic American Halloween decorations in Kerrytown shop window.
Cliffs of Moher, Ireland 2008 Vacation
Pure and simple joy with the first snow of the year.
Little sister helps big sister with her flowers before senior prom, an American rite of passage.
8th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Rowers' shoes sitting on a dock during a regatta. A boat had just docked behind the feetless shoes, and completed the picture.

Rowers' shoes sitting on a dock during a regatta. A boat had just docked behind the feetless shoes, and completed the picture.

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Date Taken: 05.2010
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