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Southwest Airlines Flight, Oakland to Albuquerque, 11-30-16

The following photos were taken with a brand-new Nikon Coolpix P900 Superzoom (83X) camera, that my son Ethan gave me as an early Christmas present. If you are not seeing the full post, click on the link.  It was cloudy the … Continue reading

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Southwest Airlines, ABQ to Oakland to ABQ, 1-14

Flight from ABQ to Oakland, with the latter part of the flight in or above clouds. Oakland to ABQ

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The USS Hornet, Alameda, CA

I was 5 when WWII ended, and heard about the war for many years following. I had an uncle in North Africa, my father worked in the Censorship Bureau (reading letters written in Spanish) and a cousin (Jackie Cook) aboard … Continue reading

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Mallards of Alameda

The small city of Alameda, California, occupies an island in San Francisco Bay, separated from Oakland by a broad channel. Surrounding the island are tidal mud flats and other shoreline habitat that attracts much waterfowl and shorebirds. I took daily … Continue reading

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