Tuesday, August 25, 2009

365:227 - Spooky Anne

Anne and I hung out for a while at the bonfire. I tried to get a good photo of her with her light stick, but it's hard to get a two-year-old to sit still while you adjust shutter speeds, so this one ended up looking kind of spooky.

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365:226 - Driving

Here's Eric driving his dad's 1965(ish) Chevy.

I know that this isn't the sort of picture that would appear in a photography textbook next to "awesome photo," but I love it anyhow. It just shows so well the feeling of watching Eric enjoy himself so much driving that old truck on a summer evening.

365:225 - Doorknob

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365:224 - Strand Building

While Eric and I were waiting to meet his grandparents for a baseball game, we strolled around downtown Binghamton for a little while. It's amazing to look at the architecture of these buildings and think about how Binghamton must've looked during its heyday.

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365:223 - Clean Silverware

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Owego Photo Walk

The Photo-op went on a photo walk of Owego, NY tonight. My camera has been really acting up as of late, but I was fortunate to be able to make a couple decent exposures. Using the monochrome mode seemed to help. The photo above features the row of businesses on Front Street that line the bank of the Susquehanna River. If you look closely, you can see where a new river walk is being constructed. The photo below was taken in monochrome, then as I tinkered around in Picasa I somehow managed to make the red in the flag appear. (Just don’t ask me how…)

365:222 - The Words Just Spilled Out.

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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

365:221 - Ryan Talks to Mikaela

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365:220 - Small Town Parade Band

Eric had to work at Newark Valley Days, so Abby and I went to visit him and take in the delights of the parade. I have always been amused and intrigued by the floats that are full of senior citizens in uniform (costume?) playing marching music.

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365:216 - Martin Bros.

I got mixed up and out of order again...

Laundry day keeps coming around. Here's the sign for the place where we do our laundry. I enjoy the old-school look of the sign, but I still wish we had our own laundry machines.

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365:219 - Thrift Store Jeans

I managed to find two pairs of jeans at the Thrifty Shopper that fit me. I think I paid about $5 or $6 for each pair. I love that store.

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Monday, August 17, 2009

365:218 - Buddies

Our friend Dave was in from Seattle for a little while. I just think this shot is hilarious....it's a pretty perfect representation of their fun-loving personalities.

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365:217 - Light Fixture

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365:215 - Muddy Boots

My boots were muddy from having gone to the county fair during a rainstorm.

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365:214 - Eric on the Bridge

We walked across the bridge toward Otsiningo Park to take pictures of the hot air balloon launch, but we waited half an hour, and the balloons didn't take off, so I took a picture of my sweet husband instead.

I hope y'all aren't getting sick of seeing him showing up here.

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Tuesday, August 11, 2009

365:213 - Jackson Browne

Eric and I went with his mom and his aunt to see Jackson Browne. I'm not really familiar with most of his music, but he sang some songs from his newest album, and I think this was my favorite line: "You were the laughter I was listening to, standing in the light."

Saturday, August 8, 2009

365:212 - Fair at Night

Here's what the Broome County Fair looked like on Saturday night. (Too bad I didn't have a tripod--this photo could've been way more amazing.)

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Wednesday, August 5, 2009

January Slide Show

The photo editor I use (Picnik) just came out with the option to make slide shows, so I thought I'd work on making one for each month of my Project 365.

Here's January:

365:211 - Self-Portrait

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365:210 - A Farmer and His Cows

For the Broome County Fair, Eric went up to help his dad take care of the cows that he had brought to be judged. When Abby and I went to hang out with them, Eric asked us to take some pictures of his dad with the cows, and I was glad that he did 'cause I love this shot. It shows how loving the relationship between a good farmer and his animals can be.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

365:209 - Street Lights

Eric and I went to the Water Street walking path along the river so that I could take pictures of the lights reflecting in the river, but I ended up liking the shots I got of the lights along the walkway better.

365:208 - My Husband is a Crazy Person

We hung out at our friends' house on Monday evening, and their son has a large plush Mr. Potato Head. Eric discovered that his own head was about the size of this Mr. Potato Head's head, so he had to put on some of the accessories.

I love him.

365:207 - Junket

Well, my family's helping my grandmother go through things in the house she no longer lives in, and interesting antiques just keep showing up...

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365:206 - Father and Son

The day after the wedding, we got to spend some time at the park with some friends. Here are Barrett and his son checking out the scene on the Hudson River.

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365:205 - Love

Asha and Tamika got married, which is awesome. They are both smart, talented, loving women, and they will make the world a better place.

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365:204 - Bunt

One of the things I like about my zoomier lens is that I can get better pictures of the B-Mets when we go to baseball games.

365:203 - Embroidery

In getting ready for our friends' wedding, I had to accomplish the dreaded task of Deciding What To Wear. This dress was Plan A, but I ended up going with the safer Plan B.

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365:202 - Taillights

A Sonic restaurant just opened on Front Street in Binghamton. Eric and I got a taste of the awesomeness when we lived in Kentucky, but the people here have been seeing the commercials forever without being able to go to the restaurant.

This giant anticipation resulted in a huge amount of people who want to go there, so when Eric and I decided to "stop by" to get a Java Chiller (yum!), we ended up waiting about 40 minutes in a line of traffic.

Sunday, August 2, 2009

365:201 - Watching the Game

We went to a B-Mets game to help celebrate Stacy's birthday, and AJ was one of the other guests. He's pretty serious about the game for a two-year-old.

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