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Bay City Morning   Leave a comment

I can tell you this, because I live just across the state, only maybe four counties away from the real-world Bay City — it don’t look this good right now. Freezing rain, snow, winds, and the temperature’s taking a plummet. It comes close to tempting me to take on Diana’s attitude about sunny skies. Not even the fur shrug I’ve got on would help much, and anyone who wears a mini in Michigan in January really should have their head examined.

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Shovel Sand, Not Snow   Leave a comment

My fellow bloggers all say they enjoy the snow. Me, I look forward to retiring one day so somewhere a tad warmer in the winter than State College, thank you. Not too warm; I don’t want to exchange the freezer of wintertime Pennsylvania for a broiler during the summer. (Who knows? maybe I’d better not worry about it and just live with what I get dealt.) Until I find the ideal place to live, though, at least I can find sandy winter beaches in Second Life. (Like this place, in the Cape Florida sim.)

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Skating Party   Leave a comment

Photographed in Hollyee (Starlight Shores region)

First Snows   Leave a comment

Photographed in Footprints in the Snow 2 region.  This is mainly a seasonal residential sim (with small houses for rent), but it has some nice public areas for attempts at photography.

Full-size wallpaper at my Flickr stream

Subway Tokens   Leave a comment

“Okay, I gave you 500 yen; the least you can do is give me the freakin’ subway token!”

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Riverwalk Sunday   2 comments

 

I’ve found a new friend, who calls herself Morgan Vanderzwaan.  (Don’t ask me where she came up with the name; I don’t get some of these references myself.)  Morgan says she comes from around Holland, Michigan — which should keep Harper, the native Michigan girl, happy, lol.  Anyway, Morgan is willing to do an occasional photo shoot, though she’s not into writing.

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Riverside

“… A good river is nature’s life work in song ….”

Mark Helprin, Freddy and Fredericka

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