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Window vs Aisle Seat

I don't really fly that often. While I do work for an international company and often work on projects that originate around the globe, I am most often sequestered to my cubicle. Most of the air travel I do is for personal reasons. When choosing a seat, I used to always try to get the exit row seat for the additional space even if it was a middle seat. The extra legroom was worth it. Now, since every airline charges much more for an exit row seat, that is out of the equation. I pretty much refuse to pay for anything beyond my ticket price to the airlines. It ticks me off that they charge for every...

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Lands End – Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

This photo was taken when my wife and I went to Cabo San Lucas back in July of 2012. We had a nice suite for us and my wife's family with a beautiful balcony and view of rock formations at Lands End. I had tried taking a similar photo the night before but there was a "Booze Cruise" in the middle of the shot and the lights from the boat were ruining it. I had to use a long exposure to get the shot lit correctly and the bright lights from the boat made it seem like there was a UFO landing in the middle of the bay. I had taken this photo at around 5AM just as the sun was rising. I woke up early...

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Polite Honk

Around this time of year, many of us are hitting the highways whether to visit friends and family or to the shopping malls to buy Christmas gifts. Undoubtedly, there will be traffic incidents along the way and the car horn will be used. There are two very different honks that can be used. There is the angry honk and the polite honk. The angry honk is pretty easy to understand. When someone cuts you off and your ticked off and want to let the other driver know that you have been wronged and take exception to their actions. The polite honk, on the other hand, is more of a way of getting another...

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