Shutterbug Saturday: Tribute Pictures Part V

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Austin Skyline Photo One
Austin Skyline
1st Street Bridge
Town Lake (Colorado River)
Photo Credit: Carlos Delgado on Unsplash

It appears that I have more Patton pictures than I realized. Some of them are of him, not by him. Nevertheless, this is looking like a seven part series, now.

Part I
Part II
Part III
Part IV

Roadrunner Photo Two
Roadrunner on the bird bath
06-04-2008
Roadrunner Photo Three
Getting a drink
08-27-2008
Forest Fire Photo Four
Clyde County Forest Fires
02-24-2009
Forest Fire Photo Five
Little too close for comfort
Forest Fire Photo Six
Dropping water
Forest Fire Photo Seven
Flame retardant
Abilene Parade Photo Eight
Abilene Parade
05-08-2008
Clydesdales Photo Nine
Budweiser Clydesdales

More to come… ~Vic

19 thoughts on “Shutterbug Saturday: Tribute Pictures Part V

    badfinger20 said:
    2019-01-13 at 1:57 AM

    He has such a good eye. I remember seeing one that was in a field with red flowers a few months ago…it was incredible. I like the one above with the airplane and the red.

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      The Hinoeuma responded:
      2019-01-13 at 5:06 PM

      Oh, yeah…the Azaleas & his son fishing. That was taken in the 60s.

      He was incredibly talented in many areas.

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    bottomlesscoffee007 said:
    2019-01-13 at 9:50 AM

    The Clydesdales are always majestic and a treat

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    bereavedandbeingasingleparent said:
    2019-01-13 at 11:52 AM

    Fine photos. That smoke was a tad too close for my liking.

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    jmshistorycorner said:
    2019-01-19 at 6:05 AM

    Cool!

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    badfinger20 said:
    2019-02-04 at 12:23 AM

    The forest fire looked like the end of the world.

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      The Hinoeuma responded:
      2019-02-04 at 12:42 AM

      It certainly made him nervous.

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        badfinger20 said:
        2019-02-04 at 12:49 AM

        Did he make slides out of them also? He had a great eye but that one he probably would have gladly done without.

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          The Hinoeuma responded:
          2019-02-04 at 1:02 AM

          I don’t know. He never mentioned slides to me.

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            badfinger20 said:
            2019-02-04 at 1:11 PM

            I just wondered…back then many people had them converted into slides…The more you talk about him…he sounds like a true renaissance man.

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              The Hinoeuma responded:
              2019-02-04 at 1:46 PM

              Considering his background with a degree in Journalism, he most likely did have slides. That was a big thing in the 60s & 70s.

              He called himself a “West Texas Cowboy” but, he was far more polished than that. He just didn’t have that big of an ego. He leaned more towards self-deprecation. And, with his heart trouble, he was probably surprised he was still alive. Didn’t take himself too seriously…

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                badfinger20 said:
                2019-02-04 at 2:14 PM

                You were talking about him being an mentor… people like that are hard to find. I had a person in my life like that at one time and he passed.
                I like learning about people…interesting people…but people as a whole…not so much. The people that really make a difference don’t usually think they do.

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                  The Hinoeuma responded:
                  2019-02-04 at 2:25 PM

                  He was a rare gem even with his faults.

                  Truly interesting people are hard to find. These days, what goes for “interesting” is whomever has the biggest mouth or the flashiest clothes or the biggest house. A large portion of our society are no deeper than a child’s fish tank.

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                    badfinger20 said:
                    2019-02-04 at 2:36 PM

                    Honesty, humility, and integrity are hard to come by… and yes in todays world it is harder.

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