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Dwight Blood
Salt Lake City and St. George UT
retired 81 year old college economics professor with a wife, five kids, nineteen grandkids, eighteen great grandkids (and counting)
Interests: writing, photography, books, computers, family, dieting, cooking, blogging, recipes
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Are you kidding me? This is St. George UT in early December 2013 where people come to play golf and enjoy the outdoors. Who even owns a snow shovel? Fortunately, our neighbor had one and, being younger and healthier, shoveled... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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Original photo of white saguaro cactus blossom bud Same photo using Topaz paint filter Same photo with Topaz black and white filter Continue reading
Posted yesterday at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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Photo opportunities during the doldrums of the extraordinarily cold winter were few and far between this winter. So the reappearance of anything and everything that blooms is the most welcome event possible for a flower photographer. People keep asking me... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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The white saguaro cactus blossoms are making their annual appearance. These blossoms are truly "the little flower that lasts an hour" since they may last anywhere from a few hours to a day or two before withering into a soggy... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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My poor huge Rosemary bush shows signs of green but huge patches of dead gray. Remains to be seen how much will come back, how much will have to be pruned. When all of the dead fronds were trimmed from... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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Original photo Modified with Topaz filter Converted to black and white with Topaz filter Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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Once upon a time this grove of trees surrounded a little plain weathered brown house where I was born in 1932. The location is in Penrose Wyoming, a little valley by the Shoshone River 12 miles west of Powell Wyoming... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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Some time in ancient history the earth upchucked all kinds of volcanic rocks and left ridges and hillsides littered with them throughout Washington County in southwest Utah. The ridge shown here is between Bluff Street and the west side of... Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2014 at The Curmudgeonly Professor
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Note the weather vane on the temple spire and not the Angel Moroni. Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2014 at The Curmudgeonly Professor