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May 2011 Blog Posts (9)

Newly Hatched Osprey Chicks

There are three new osprey chicks just hatched this week at the Marine Nature Study Area, a nearby marine wildlife preserve in Oceanside, NY that Bob and I enjoy visiting often!  They have an "Osprey Cam" set up, which recorded the first few seconds for each new chick.  Here is the third, and final chick, just hatched on 5/22, being fed by his parents, along with his two tiny siblings, hatched 5/18 and 5/20. Click…

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Added by sjasis on May 27, 2011 at 1:30pm — 5 Comments

Spammer zapped!

I just got rid of Rose who seems to have been bothering a lot of members.  Don't reply to her with your email!

Added by Bebop on May 23, 2011 at 8:24am — 5 Comments

Anyone want Colocasia Illustris?

Here'a a photo...

 

These babies multiplied again, so I have a handful to share if you'd like.

I can send you the live plant or a dormant one in the fall.

 

It's an "Elephant Ear:, gets about  3 ft tall, leaves are about...mmm...10" long at most I'd say.

 

In the north, you can grow the in a pot as long as you protect the pot from below-freezing…

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Added by DebinSC on May 21, 2011 at 10:59am — 2 Comments

See my town at high speed

Dash Cam Video

 

If I've done this right, the above link is to a 4 minute video from our local police.  This occurred earlier this week here in the town where I live.  A shoplifting suspect assaulted a police officer, ignored being tazered,  and stole his car; drove it about 3 miles until he crashed it, after blasting past a school and through a few intersections.

 

The entire thing was caught on the police…

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Added by DebinSC on May 20, 2011 at 10:24am — 10 Comments

E-Mail notifications

Many of you know I have not been receiving notifications of any activity from DP for many months.

A work-around has been proposed which may correct this but it may also give all members a new option. It's in BETA stage for testing. It allows us to get e-mails daily rather than instantly. There should be a new tab in your Settings somewhere. Nothing will change unless you click it, so don't. I will remove this BETA option in a…

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Added by Andy P on May 20, 2011 at 10:14am — 5 Comments

The IMAX movie "Born To Be Wild"

For any animal lovers out there - - if you have an opportunity to see the IMAX movie "Born To Be Wild" (about elephant orphans in Kenya and orangutan orphans in Brneo), thoe are some of the same orangutans that I volunteer with and photograph.

Added by Rebecca Reeder on May 11, 2011 at 5:44pm — 3 Comments

Spammer Alert

Sharon Davids got in and spammed lots of us. Please do not click on anything. I zapped her/him so the messages may be deleted before you see them.

Very Sorry.

Added by Andy P on May 11, 2011 at 3:03pm — 13 Comments

Periodic Reminder

It's time to remind everyone about TAGS again.

Tags are necessary for our searches. Post pics without tags and you wont easily find it next year. Try to use one in the Photo Drop-down to help others find your shots, too.

Add tags when ever and where ever possible. They help you and other members.

They also help outside Search Engines find our stuff…

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Added by Andy P on May 6, 2011 at 5:28pm — No Comments

First of the Month Photo Challenge

I just created a monthly photo challenge that I will be hosting on my blog. I'm hoping it's a lot of fun and looking to get as many participants as I can. I've posted all the details on my blog: http://jasminesmerch.blogspot.com/2011/05/first-of-month-photo-challenge.html

 

This month's challenge is architectural details. Thanks for…

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Added by Jasmine Ward on May 5, 2011 at 1:58am — 7 Comments

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