I have moved this blog site to Allen’s Interests. Please bookmark the link https://www.al904.com and visit me there. Many Thanks! AL Forrest Please bookmark that site as all new posts will be at that address. I will leave this current site up until the move is complete. However, all new posts will be there. I… Read More This Blog Has Moved
“Madison’s Horse: More Stories from the Old School, Politically Incorrect Navy” by Bob Stockton I just finished reading and here is my short review I spent twenty years in the U.S. Navy (many of those years aboard ships,) during the same time as Chief Stockton. However, all of my sea duty was spent aboard Atlantic… Read More “Madison’s Horse: More Stories from the Old School, Politically Incorrect Navy” by Bob Stockton
I shot this photo at the North Carolina Transportation Museum, Spencer, North Carolina. It really brought back memories! Driving a milk truck ! At the end of my first enlistment, in 1962, I was discharged from the Navy. I tried several jobs during the time I was a civilian. My most memorable employment was driving… Read More Driving a Milk Truck !
A few years ago, I became very interested in the surreal effects other photographers were achieving using more that just the light spectrum that is visible to humans. The near-infrared band, not visible to the human eye, can be recorded with cameras that allow that light to be recorded. I shot the photos shown here… Read More My Infrared Photography
After a few months using a self-hosted WordPress site, I became frustrated at how much time I was spending on site maintenance. The site experienced a large number of hack attempts. There were many required updates to the site’s security, themes, and other general maintenance to perform. My posts to that site seemed overly difficult,… Read More I Moved My Site (Again)
I recently attended a tax conference in Tampa, and ate lunch one day at Ford’s Garage in Brandon. The restaurant, an official Ford Motor Company licensee, describes itself as your neighborhood burger and beer joint, where everyone is welcome. Located in Historic Downtown Fort Myers, FL, Cape Coral, Miromar Outlets in Estero, Wesley Chapel, Westchase, Brandon, and Dearborn, MI.… Read More Lunch at Ford’s Garage in Brandon, Florida
Earlier this year when I read the following in the news, On August 21st 2017, for the first time in 26 years, a total solar eclipse will occur in America — “The Great American Eclipse” as it has been dubbed by its enthusiasts. I started making plans to be in the path of totality to view… Read More The Great American Eclipse of 2017 Photographed from Belton, South Carolina