Author Archives: thepickledphotographer

August 13, 2017: Yea…Finally a Wee Bit of Rain

You’d think that living in the Pacific NW, rain wouldn’t be that exacting exciting…correct?  Perhaps but when it rains in the summer months, it is a cause for celebration. In June July we had .07 inches with no further rain until … Continue reading

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August 7, 2017: Smoky Moon Rise

For the past week or so, the Puget Sound region of Washington State has been under a pall of smoke from forest fires in British Columbia, Canada and parts of Washington State.  While the air is hazy from the smoke … Continue reading

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July 28, 2017: Maggie, Gleaming Countertops, White Iris, and My Country is in Trouble

My last post was in February of this year.  If you’re wondering why such a long delay, it’s quite simple…Post presidential election slump; the refusal to proceed on a Supreme Court nominee by the dominate party; the continuing drama of … Continue reading

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January 23, 2017: Skeletal Nikon F4 Body – the Story behind my PTSD Cauldron Image

A few months ago I ordered a “broken” F4 body for one specific component…the lens mount on the front of the body.  My goal was to make a custom Nikon F mount on a 4×5 view camera lens board to allow any … Continue reading

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January 22, 2017: Follow-up to My Post “Yes, I Can Do This” – Addendum

Please accept my apologies – I inadvertently list the same point in the Venn diagram below.  The top circle is now correct. In my January 20th post I mentioned a number of “way points”  I needed to come to grips with before … Continue reading

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January 20, 2017: “Yes, I Can Do This” – Notes of My PTSD Journey

A rather dramatic title but, nonetheless, apt for today’s post – the long, drawn out journey from when I left Vietnam  in 1968 to where I am today, a torturous 49 years later.  The journey from then to now is littered with casualties, … Continue reading

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January 8, 2017: Recycled “Soda” Bottles

While recycling is part of our daily routine, sometimes we acquire products made from recycled materials that have all the elements that excite us (Function and Form as well as being aesthetically pleasing).  And, if the recycled products also provide … Continue reading

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