Tuesday, December 31, 2013

New Year’s Eve

Stony Point - December 31, 1972

Stony Point – December 31, 1972

I took this picture at Northport Point, Michigan, forty-one years ago with my then-new Yashica TL-E SLR and a roll of Tri-X Pan film that I had bummed off a friend. I was hurrying home in the late afternoon — it gets dark really early up there this time of year — and it was really cold, so I just pointed and clicked.  I was surprised how well it turned out, and still am.

Anyway, other than my usual ALNM post later tonight, this is my last post for the year.  I’m planning a very quiet night at home with the Engstrom family (the subject of my current novel-in-progress) and I’m going to avoid the outdoors because people have a nasty habit of shooting off fireworks and firearms to celebrate, and you never know where they – neither the ordnance or the people — will land.  So I’ll say it now: Happy New Year, Friends.  Stay safe and warm and I’ll see you tomorrow morning.

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