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Country Boy And The Big City

March 18th, 2017

I suppose folks perceive big city's different depending on where you come from and how you're introduced to them and of course your age and lots of other things to numerous to mention. As a kid out on the farm way out in Highland County Ohio, Cinci... 

Toys on the Farm

January 21st, 2017

As a little kid on the farm, back in the late forty's and early fifty's we didn't have many toys to play with so we had to make do with what was to be had on hand. Spam cans come to mind and tomato soup cans and such. When they plowed the fields ... 

LIFE ON THE FARM Rural General Stores News: #1 of 7 Previous Next View All LIFE ON THE FARM Rural General Stores December 22nd, 2013 Rural General stores served a purpose of more than just a place to pick up grocer... 

The River Of Life

December 13th, 2015

"The River of Life " " Floating down a river is like going through life you choose your own course, but cause your own strife." The decisions we make in life our own choices and the priorities we place first are not always the best and that... 

The Old Country Store

June 28th, 2015

Bridges Ohio Highland County, was just a little crossroads,but back in the 50/60's it was a real hub for our little community. We moved to bridges during the summer of 1951. We left a very nice 80 + acre farm down by Dodsonville /Pricetown area whe... 

LIFE ON THE Farm Chapter 3

March 11th, 2015

My most recent sale "Cattle on a Hill" reminds me of our farm when I was a kid. We would have to go bring in the cows for milking and feeding, which were always way up the creek and back on top of the hill where the most green grass would be. I reme... 

As we left Oregon and started down the coast toward Sacramento, my wife said instead of going on down the coast to the big red wood trees lets go inland and go to Mt. Shasta, trees are just trees but the mountains are special. I had never heard much ... 

The Ultimate Photo trip

February 5th, 2015

After over ten years of planning a trip out west it has finally come to fruition. My wife Kay and I had started to take this vacation/photo trip over ten years ago and every year it had to be postponed . As I usually do, I started planning the tri... 

The Pheasant Flush

January 16th, 2015

The Pheasant Flush It was early in the morning, in the fall of 1957, Dad walked into our bedroom and said boys lets go get us a pheasant. We were always ready to grab our guns and head out to go hunting. We quickly got dressed and went on into... 

Confidence

January 12th, 2015

CONFIDENCE WHAT IS IT: The dictionary says its belief in oneís own abilities? Trust; reliance; assurance: WHY DO YOU WANT IT: Let me answer that by telling a short story about myself? When I was a young man in high school going through my sen... 

Go Ahead and Cry

November 11th, 2014

Today at 8:25 AM The Flag Raisers The Six Iwo Jima Flag Raisers There are six Flag Raisers on the famous Iwo Jima photo. Four in the front line and two in back. The front four are (left to right) Ira Hayes, Franklin Sousley, John Bradley and... 

FILM to DIGITAL to PHOTO ART

January 18th, 2014

I have been photographing since 1976 when I purchased my first SLR "Single Lens Reflect" PRO camera. I have noticed many changes happen in the past 36 years. One of those changes is the Digital camera. The Digital camera has changed many things in p... 

Just Another Ohio farm Boy Life on the farm was always interesting with plenty to do. We had several swimming holes, horses to ride, cows to milk, hogs to feed and chickens to constantly chase. With four brothers and three sisters we were constant... 

Life On The Farm - Chapter Two

December 26th, 2013

Branham Farm circa 1950/60ís As a kid growing up on farm you develop certain memories as every kid does. The difference is on a farm it seems you have a little more freedom as long as youíre back by suppertime and get your work done no problem. Th... 

Champions Never Quit

November 14th, 2012

As Kay and I were coming back from Indiana near the Ohio border I happed to notice out of the corner of my eye an object that looked like a deer. We stopped and turned back to check it our and here was this magnificent big buck with his leg still tan... 

Once fellow photographers get to know me, invariably they ask how do I make some money from my photography. Well it really isn't very difficult you just have to do what others can't or don't want to do. Like go to Hobby Lobby or Michael's and purc...