Marline and Rebecca near the Bell County Courthouse (Copyright © 2012 by Wil C. Fry. All rights reserved.) On the advice of neighbors, we went to the Belton Fourth of July Festival and Parade today.
(Copyright © 2011 by Wil C. Fry. All rights reserved.) We took several pictures with the U.S. flag today. Click here to see the others.
Because of the holiday (July Fourth), this week seemed longer than usual. Marline got a day off in the middle of the week, and so did I (most of the day — we still had to put out a Wednesday paper!) It disrupted the natural flow of the week, convinced our subconscious mind that a[...]
Marline and I went to Seminole’s Fourth of July festival yesterday. In years past, it was just an evening fireworks display. This year, it was a 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. extravaganza. Or at least that’s what they’d planned. But the new city park (Magnolia Lake Park) wasn’t finished yet. The parking lot was disorganized[...]
At Seminole’s annual city display of fireworks, I used my tripod and a slow shutter speed to capture several decent shots of the display. Too bad our newspaper is black-and-white. Here is a color version of one of the pics I got.
(Copyright © 2005 by Wil C. Fry. All rights reserved.)
Well, my family’s plan to go to Wewoka Lake today was pushed back by the weather. Not long after midnight last night, the thunderclouds rolled in, dropping more than 2 inches of rain overnight, and knocking out the power. When I woke up this morning (at about 9:30 a.m.), it was still raining, and all[...]
This afternoon was full of fast-paced work and brain-crunching. Why? The holiday. You see, at The Producer, the news department always gets Monday off. So, when there’s a Monday holiday, the rest of the office gets an extra day off; we don’t. To make up for that, we try to work extra hard on Friday,[...]