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Wednesday, August 21, 2013
With the aid of my high tech 4X super duper point and shoot camera, I am finally able to reveal a recent approach of an alien space ship fleet making a near approach to earth itself. Constant vigilance folks. They're checking us out. And coming.....
Ok. Sorry. This was actually my sad attempt to capture some fireworks highlights from the 4th of July celebration in Rochester, Minnesota near the Mayo Clinic.
I am a not so recently retired social studies teacher and basketball coach. Still hunting birds though now with a camera instead of a gun.
Nature devotee, dog lover, birder, gardener and semi-retired all around outdoor adventure seeker.
Troutbirder II is my alter ego. He loves books and history and is an opponent of unnecessary, unplanned and unending "preemptive wars". A former moderate Republican, he spent the Bush II years gradually converting to "yellow dog" Democrat. He is now somewhat unhappy with the Democrats abandonment of unions and cozying up to Wall Street. This is promoting a gradual drift towards Democratic Socialism though he remain "flexible...