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It’s going to be a beautiful day for geocaching!

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Birds and Flowering Trees ~ 18 March 2015 ~ Sparks Marina

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Steam Engine 844 ~ UP150 Express in Sparks, Nevada

The Union Pacific’s steam engine No. 844 was in Sparks, Nevada yesterday…and I took the day off to go see it! Most of the photographs are taken with my Panasonic Lumix FZ150 in Film Grain mode. No. 844 is traveling … Continue reading

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Grey Hawks ~ Nesting Pair in Sparks, NV

We were playing horse shoes (yes, I lost again…skunked once) at a small park in Sparks, NV along the Truckee River when I heard some loud squawking in the trees overhead. I finally found one of the squawkers who was … Continue reading

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Quilt Blocks ~ What I’m Working On

The same day that the quilt contest voting started at Ben Franklin Crafts…they called me up to say I won March’s quilt blocks! Woo Hoo! Every month you buy what looks to be almost a 1/8 yard of fabric for … Continue reading

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Mystery Quilt Finished

I finished binding my quilt entry to the Ben Franklin’s Mystery Quilt contest. The one that you had to make a 40×40 quilt incorporating the fabrics given to you along with any additional fabrics of your choice. One thing I … Continue reading

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First Day of Spring in Northern Nevada ~ March 2009

After begging for last Friday off from work…I spent the whole day in my yard! And while my body revolted on Saturday…it felt VERY GOOD! Especially with it being sunny and 70F (then it was blowing & snowing and 40F … Continue reading

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