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Good servant, bad master

“Economies are supposed to serve human ends, not the other way round. We forget at our peril that markets make a good servant, a bad master and a worse religion.” — Amory Lovins

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A drop of water at 2000 frames per second

Gotta love that super-slow motion.

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The more things change . . .

“I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies.” — Thomas Jefferson

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Tour the known universe in 6 1/2 minutes

Very geeky but amazing. Be sure to watch it full screen. From the site: The Known Universe takes viewers from the Himalayas through our atmosphere and the inky black of space to the afterglow of the Big Bang. Every star, … Continue reading

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My 2010 calendar

Every year I make a calendar from my photos. This year, I tried a new source (Qoop.com), and it came out pretty good. Most of the shots are from Maine, and all were taken in the corresponding month of 2009. … Continue reading

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Sunrise, sunset

Sunrise from Long Sands Beach. Boon Island Light is approximately 6 miles offshore. (The sun is a little further away.) Best viewed large. And on the flip side… Sunset over Portland with the Fore River Bridge on the left. View … Continue reading

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At least there’s the sunrise

Maybe the only good thing about the shorter daylight hours this time of year is that I can witness the sunrise on the way to work.

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Leave it as it is

One of many memorable quotes in the amazing PBS series, The National Parks: America’s Best Idea. “In the Grand Canyon, Arizona has a natural wonder which is in kind absolutely unparalleled throughout the rest of the world. I want to … Continue reading

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Rock piles by the ocean

An intriguing collection of rock piles, or more accurately, rock sculptures, created by someone near the Fisherman’s Walk next to the York Harbor Beach. This video is a slideshow of photos taken one morning. Try selecting the HD option in … Continue reading

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Hurricane Bill

Hurricane Bill passed just off-shore a few weeks ago and created some rough seas. The radar image shows how close it was: The waves at Long Sands were not huge but still probably the biggest of the summer. It’s always … Continue reading

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