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Old 05-05-2013, 08:12 PM   #12141
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Old 05-05-2013, 08:20 PM   #12142
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Took a macro pic of a wasp, and posted it on Reddit. Now at 699 likes !!!!
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Old 05-05-2013, 10:12 PM   #12143
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Took a macro pic of a wasp, and posted it on Reddit. Now at 699 likes !!!!
Okay, so post it here
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Old 05-06-2013, 05:41 AM   #12144
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Okay, so post it here
Bee in "Self" reflection.
I was not happy with the pic quality but liked the moment.
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Bee in "Self" reflection.
I was not happy with the pic quality but liked the moment.
Nice capture! It is hard to get the little buggers to pose properly. And then they won't wait while you get the exposure settings right.
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Old 05-06-2013, 08:11 AM   #12146
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Really nice photo, Toolman.
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Wow, very nice photo! Thanks for showing us; I was curious too. It must have taken some patience, and I hope you didn't get stung!

As for what I have been doing, well, compared with the others who posted this weekend, nearly nothing. I hung a large oil painting that I have, which gave me a certain satisfaction since I did it all by myself. I had to move the sofa in order to get back there. Frank would have helped me if I asked, but he knows me well enough to know that I like doing these things by myself. Anyway, it looks just the way I wanted it to look, so I am happy.
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Wow, very nice photo! Thanks for showing us; I was curious too. It must have taken some patience, and I hope you didn't get stung!
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No one was harmed in the shot. I was about 3 foot away, hand held. D7000 with Nikon - Micro 105mm f/2.8G ED IF AF-S VR
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Went here today for walkies with the beagles, after a great lunch at the Flying Fish Grill.

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Old 05-06-2013, 07:25 PM   #12150
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I finally had a non-crazy busy day to be able to sit down and log on.

I have a nice starter tan from 2 days of cruising in my Mustang convertible in high 70s weather.

I just got back from a road trip to Lake Ontario to help my friends clean and fix a few minor things at their beach camp. I love helping and in return get full visiting rights all summer. Sweet deal!

I did some laundry, emptied the dishwasher, and planted some carrots in Earthboxes outside while Mr B w*rked on a web page for the VFW. Little by little I am bring my tender seedlings outside to harden off in the screened porch. We can still get a light frost up until Memorial Day and sometimes the week after.
I will be teaching my Adirondack camp friend how to garden on Sunday. He has always wanted to grow his own salads and veggies, but has no clue how to get started. I have plenty of 2013 seeds left over to share. We will be breaking new ground, so I told him he had to run the shovel and rake and I will do the planting and row marking. I'll start him off with snow peas, lettuce, radishes and green onions. Once the chilly nights stop up there, I'll set him up with a few container tomato and pepper plants.

Not much else going on in East Nowhere. My foot is almost completely healed so I am anxious to get back on my ministepper.

Almost forgot...it is wild leek season. I've been hunting them with a VFW buddy. They are so delicious! I've been using the entire plant to make fabulous salad. My avatar is a photo of some recently captured leeks.
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We bought a new car last night. Today we've been saying 'oooh and ahhh' at all the newfangled gadgets. Cars have changed a bit since we bought our last one ten years ago.

I really like the car, but I'm thrilled I won't have to go car shopping (hopefully) for another ten years.
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We bought a new car last night. Today we've been saying 'oooh and ahhh' at all the newfangled gadgets. Cars have changed a bit since we bought our last one ten years ago.

I really like the car, but I'm thrilled I won't have to go car shopping (hopefully) for another ten years.
Congratulations! This thread is useless without pictures! So, what did you buy?
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Congratulations! This thread is useless without pictures! So, what did you buy?
Thank you.

We got a 2013 Honda EX L. We've owned Hondas for over 20 years now. I'll take a pic and post it tomorrow.
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It's cloudy today and I'm feeling a bit lazy, so here's a link to a nice pic. Click on the last color...white orchid pearl.

2013 Honda Accord Sedan - Exterior 360 View - Official Honda Site

I thought about driving the car today, but I'm afraid a bug might try to commit suicide on it. Can't mess it up just yet.
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It's cloudy today and I'm feeling a bit lazy, so here's a link to a nice pic. Click on the last color...white orchid pearl.

2013 Honda Accord Sedan - Exterior 360 View - Official Honda Site

I thought about driving the car today, but I'm afraid a bug might try to commit suicide on it. Can't mess it up just yet.
Nice!
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+1. Yes indeed. Very nice.
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I miss my old Honda Accord LX...what a great car. Congratulations!
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Thanks guys...

Now I just need to work up the nerve to drive it. I feel like when I get behind the wheel of a new car, someone paints a bull's eye on it....everyone is out to get me.
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Thanks guys...

Now I just need to work up the nerve to drive it. I feel like when I get behind the wheel of a new car, someone paints a bull's eye on it....everyone is out to get me.
I know that feeling. When I got my first "real" job, I soon got this new sporty black car, guess I thought I was Batman

Inevitably, I went to the parking lot one day and there it was: my first DING!!!! POW! ZAP!

A guy who was a little older than me took me out and said it was the best thing that could happen (he is an Indiana car junkie).

He pointed out I didn't need to worry about it anymore. I said I think I lost my virginity. He said you should get touch-up paint from the dealer when you buy the car. And I still do
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