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Hurricane Harvey

August 31st, 2017 by Matt

    Some notes on the night of August 26, the first major rains of Hurricane Harvey. For much of the night, I was not just looking out the window but also looking at the views below.  I have a couple of surveillance cameras outside, and when it was raining hard they had a better […]

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Longleaf Pines

January 16th, 2011 by Matt

Tree planting yesterday of 1670 longleaf pine trees with the Sierra Club and Big Thicket Association. The Longleaf has much of the same characteristics as we do; the very young are small amidst a big world, more a grass than a tree. Teenagers are a bit unwieldy, tall and spindly with a big mass of […]

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Pictures: Texas City Dike

January 14th, 2011 by Matt · 1 Comment

A few pictures from watching the birds and boats from the end of the Texas City Dike Building a see-saw out of some rocks Point Bolivar Lighthouse in the distance, survivor of the great hurricane of 1900 along with at least 125 people who packed inside. MSC Jordan cargo ship, currently in New Orleans (per […]

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B-Movie

November 14th, 2010 by Matt · 1 Comment

Bad camera work, cheap admission, and no special effects. Sure to be a camp classic!   Actually, a wasp movie, at least I think. Seen on the ground at the Woodlands Trail, Big Thicket National Preserve: Basket Oak: Woodpeckers?: Sassafras, being measured with field instruments. 21″ diameter as measured by the “take off my belt […]

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Almost Famous

May 20th, 2010 by Matt

Video by Danny Russo.  From the City Dance Studio, Houston biennial studio concert, May 1 2010.  Choreography by Sherese Campbell.  Special thanks to Alix Stafford, Imus the Tortoise, and Rufus the Dog. 

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Playground Portraits

April 24th, 2010 by Matt · 1 Comment

 

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Swings

April 23rd, 2010 by Matt

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