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 Post subject: Calm before the storm
PostPosted: Mon May 17, 2010 9:41 pm 
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As the sun sets and the storm approaches, the lake goes calm.
It was a great afternoon of sailing and we made it off the lake before the storm hit.

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PostPosted: Mon May 17, 2010 10:19 pm 
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Great shot - definitely photo comp material.


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PostPosted: Tue May 18, 2010 3:34 am 
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Mark; That’s a great sunset. Any word on when the tandem will get there? Hope it’s soon.

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PostPosted: Tue May 18, 2010 5:14 am 
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Larry,

Nothing. The dealer I think has all the trailer parts now. They were suppose to check on status and get back with me.

Here is a funny video (funny cause I opened my mouth and started to talk!).

With the storm to the north, the wind really picked up.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/photobymark/4617055559/

Almost home the storm hits, a short video of while I driving through it with commentary.
*OOps, there is like one curse word, hope nobody takes offense.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/photobymark/4617123039/

Thanks again, Capn Ron, for the great sailing trip.

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PostPosted: Tue May 18, 2010 5:48 am 
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That tops shot is gorgeous!

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PostPosted: Tue May 18, 2010 5:54 am 
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Mark;

Looks like you do enjoy those calm evening sails!!!! That storm looked like it came up fast and hard. Great Videos. Thanks for posting them. Hope your tandem gets here soon!

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PostPosted: Tue May 18, 2010 8:05 pm 
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It was great afternoon and evening. We had everything from calm to very windy to sun and clouds. It was awesome. And driving home was the wild storm. What a day!

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PostPosted: Wed May 19, 2010 8:03 am 
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Another similar pic of the first pic in this thread.
Which do u like better?
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PostPosted: Wed May 19, 2010 8:58 pm 
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Both would make great background on a computer. Photo one seems clearer and has richer color than the second.
Really enjoyed your driving in the storm footage. Brought back memories of Kansas and Florida.

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PostPosted: Wed May 19, 2010 9:18 pm 
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Yep, photo 1 get my vote too. Nice and sharp with good color.

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PostPosted: Thu May 20, 2010 5:01 am 
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Thanks for the comments Fly4v and Cowsgomoo.

The weather video cracks my wife up. I think she has it memorized and I get to hear her repeat it to me everyday since the storm. LOL.

It was a wild storm for sure.

I think I will put pic 1 into the AI Photo Challenge.

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PostPosted: Fri May 21, 2010 2:53 am 
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Good idea Mark, it's certainly worthy of a spot.

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PostPosted: Mon May 24, 2010 8:57 pm 
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A video from today's outing.
Max speed was 8.5 mph (almost 8 knots).
Thanks Ron!

http://www.flickr.com/photos/photobymark/4638010412/

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