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28th Anniversary of First Night Game at Wrigley Field Coming Up

Posted on August 4th, 2016
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  The very first night game played at Wrigley Field took place on 8-8-88, 28 years ago. I shot the above photo that very memorable evening. The Cubbies faced off against the Philadelphia Phillies in a game that, unfortunately, was rained out after three and a half innings. But the excitement of that very special […]

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Big Sur Fire

Posted on August 4th, 2016
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The above photo of Big Sur was shot years ago near the wonderful Nepenthe restaurant. Big Sur and can serene, calm, and absolutely transporting. Today, however, more than 5,000 firefighters are risking their lives fighting a blaze which began in the area on July 22, 2016. Our thoughts and prayers go out to them and […]

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Deeply Appreciative!

Posted on July 28th, 2016
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We are honored to be recognized for our cremation services in Lewisville, TX. We work very diligently in providing our visitors with the best cemetery and cremation service throughout Texas. We have been trusted by funeral directors to provide the best service possible for all of those who come to our property. This award for […]

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Remembering “To Kill a Mockingbird”

Posted on July 28th, 2016
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The iconic “To Kill a Mockingbird” was published this month in the year 1960. It is estimated that some 50 million copies have been sold. Author, Harper Lee, passed away five months ago in her home town of Monroeville, Alabama (Depicted as Maycomb, Alabama in the book). This is a 1962 signed photograph of Phillip […]

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Ernest Hemingway in Sun Valley

Posted on July 27th, 2016
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The last home of Ernest Hemingway is located in Ketchum, Idaho, a small town in Sun Valley. The house was built in 1951 and the Hemingway’s purchased it in 1959: even though it appears to be made of wood, the home is actually cinder block. The cinder block feature particularity appealed to Hemingway, as he […]

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