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Stone and Silt
by Harvey Chute

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Kindle Edition published 2013-08-14
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Big Al's Books & Pals 2014 Readers' Choice Awards: Young Adult Nominee

A ruthless murder and a stolen shipment of gold.

At school, sixteen-year-old Nikaia Wales endures the taunts of bullies who call her a “half-breed.” At home, she worries about how her family will react if she reveals her growing feelings for the quiet boy next door.

Those are soon the least of her troubles. Nikaia discovers a hidden cache of gold, and when police find a corpse nearby, her father becomes a suspect. Worse, Elias Doyle is circling, hungry to avenge his brother’s death.

Nikaia desperately searches for clues to save her father. In her quest to find the killer, she learns about the power of family, friendship, and young love....

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Re: A picture is worth 10,000 words.....
« Reply #2275 on: August 03, 2017, 06:01:14 PM »
I saw there were some interesting clouds coming in, so I headed up to the top level of my apartment building's garage:


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« Reply #2276 on: August 05, 2017, 03:51:52 PM »
Lucky timing on these two shots:




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« Reply #2277 on: August 10, 2017, 06:36:44 PM »
Even a landfill can look nice at sunset. :)


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« Reply #2278 on: August 13, 2017, 07:06:54 PM »
Hey, look, yet another egret photo!


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« Reply #2279 on: August 17, 2017, 02:18:52 PM »
Just chillin' at the park.


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« Reply #2280 on: August 19, 2017, 04:12:01 PM »
Duck synchronized swim team.


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« Reply #2281 on: August 20, 2017, 03:52:50 PM »
A couple of terns fighting over a small fish:








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« Reply #2282 on: August 21, 2017, 01:12:53 PM »
How I safely watched the partial eclipse in NJ today:


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« Reply #2283 on: August 23, 2017, 06:04:34 PM »
Gull with crab dinner


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« Reply #2284 on: August 24, 2017, 05:46:45 PM »
Happened to have my camera in hand when I crossed these tracks, so I took the opportunity that presented itself with no time to think much about camera settings:


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« Reply #2285 on: September 05, 2017, 03:48:50 PM »
Got this interesting lighting effect from the setting sun the other day as I was walking home:


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« Reply #2286 on: September 21, 2017, 06:21:44 PM »
Who doesn't love a colorful sunset...


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« Reply #2287 on: September 23, 2017, 04:53:59 PM »
Maybe my best egret photo so far? (50% luck and 50% preparedness)


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« Reply #2288 on: September 29, 2017, 04:19:00 PM »
Got to see a bison roundup today near Rapid City SD.


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« Reply #2290 on: October 13, 2017, 01:26:41 PM »
Took this last night, and after cropping down to just this one bird (out of 3 in the full frame), I really like the result:


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« Reply #2291 on: October 15, 2017, 07:09:47 PM »
Playing around with things to shoot with my macro lens, and tried another lens...


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« Reply #2292 on: October 20, 2017, 06:27:45 PM »
For the Halloween season, a somewhat spooky evening view of a stream near my apartment:


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« Reply #2293 on: October 28, 2017, 06:08:03 PM »
I'm rather proud of this shot -- I managed to get a sharp, well exposed photo of this gull in flight. I'll call it 50% skill and 50% luck. :)


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« Reply #2294 on: November 03, 2017, 01:51:10 PM »
Macro lens fun:


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