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Looks like one of those stereotypical beautiful calendar pictures.
yeah...it’s watermarked by the photographer who is my friend....she does weddings and stuff , she has some great shots of the turkeys around here , capturing all the vivid greens , reds , blues , and almost neon colors
 

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This morning on Folly, surfers waiting for the change in tide and watching the sunrise.

Has me waxing a bit poetic this AM, as an engineer spent my whole life tearing em down to build them back bigger, stronger, faster .. thinking maybe sometimes it wasn't the best idea.. They are going to tear down this pier head and fishing area in October, 25 years is all she is good for, concrete structure coming bigger and better, less unique...

https://www.ccprc.com/3366/Folly-Beach-Fishing-Pier-Replacement



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Right there is a visual of the worst landing I ever made. I was flying a Spam Can (Cessna 152), and I thoughtlessly followed a private Gulfstream without waiting long enough. The air was perfectly clear.

As I reached about 10ft altitude, the vortexes caused vacuum over my wings, and the nose dropped instantly. I dunno how the bloody hell the prop did not hit the concrete, because the entire plane bounced up off the dinky little nose wheel. Up I went, and down on all three wheels.

WHEW. I had to change my shorts. And my asshole had bitten a washer out of the pilot's seat. But no damage to the plane.
 
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As the controller blandly says, "Cessna six five foxtrot cleared to land two seven caution wake turbulence contact ground point nine have a nice day"
 

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Sounds like a landing I experienced in Atlanta more than once.
 

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Well, I had it all typed out and went to enter it... and missed. Here goes again:

That same runway is where I made my absolute best landing. Same aerioplane. I had taken my mother up for a fun flight, and a windstorm blew up. Winds were exactly sideways to the runway at 55Kts. This is really difficult when you are flying a motorized Spam can. They closely resemble kites or oak leaves in wind.

Normal landing speed is 46kts. In order to keep the plane from flipping over, I had to fly it to the ground. I came in at 85Kts, and tipped the plane tilty until my left wing was about a foot or less from the ground when the left wheel touched.

Had to hold the ailerons in the full left bank position while I eeeeased off on the throttle. Took me about 3/4 mile before all the wheels were down. Perfect landing.
 

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Any landing you walk away from is a perfect landing.
 

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Well, I had it all typed out and went to enter it... and missed.
FYI "Control Z" (Command Z - on Mac) will usually 'undo' what just 'happened' if for some reason you highlighted and hit another key and 'erased' everything. It 'backs' up each iteration 'saved' in memory by the computer, meaning 'keep tapping Control Z' til it comes back.
 

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FYI "Control Z" (Command Z - on Mac) will usually 'undo' what just 'happened' if for some reason you highlighted and hit another key and 'erased' everything. It 'backs' up each iteration 'saved' in memory by the computer, meaning 'keep tapping Control Z' til it comes back.
OH MY GAWD. :godfather

Goldhedge... as an author of several novels, can you imagine how fargin many times I have accidentally blipped something out of existence??!!

I am going to use a Magic Marker and write "Ctrl-Z" on the cat on my lap.
 

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OH MY GAWD. :godfather

Goldhedge... as an author of several novels, can you imagine how fargin many times I have accidentally blipped something out of existence??!!

I am going to use a Magic Marker and write "Ctrl-Z" on the cat on my lap.
Glad to be of help!
 

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Chilly, beautiful day in Arkansas today.

 

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A dozer operator braves the fire line on Highway 12 between Santa Rosa and Kenwood Monday morning.



Maybe it's just me, but these never ending flames are starting to have faces. #shadyfire



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That mirrored image on top looks evil. The bottom looks like some dude fighting a serpent.
 

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A client's friend took this with her phone
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Good thing you grabbed those up. Wouldn't want one to end up someone's foot. Those magnets are very handy.
And no matter how many times I sweep, there's still more!
 

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Tonight's Moon... smoke from the Cameron Pass fire west of Ft. Collins lying down on the whole Front Range all the way 3 hours south to Pueblo.


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Raw image blown up and screen shot...

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Nice moon rising over the mountain tonight. If only the picture could convey the sound of the river in the background while the frogs lay down a continuous beat and the owl hoots out the lead vocals.

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Sounds like Heaven/Home.
 

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Eastern bluebird today. This pic comes with a sad story. Today a falcon swooped down and caught one of the bluebirds and flew away with it. Was sad to see that but at least it was nature. It would have been much sadder if it were hit by a car or something. They will be heading South any day now.

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I think the reason they are here is to feed someone else. All of us are but humans decided they were better than that and created cemetree's. Dumbfucks.
 

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Just had a few sprinkles of rain in mid sixties temperature. Got a shot of an intense rainbow. I was too close to back out and get the whole thing.

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I was too close to back out and get the whole thing.
Too close, did you find the pot of gold then?

Fun fact though, rainbows always have the same angle so the closer you get it won't matter it will still have the same amount of arc. You would need a very wide lens to capture the full arc.

Hope I didn't just ruin a joke though. :beer: