Secondly, I am an Amateur Photography Hobbyist. I do it for the enjoyment with nothing to prove to anyone but myself. I do however enjoy sharing my photos, and hope people enjoy them, even if they aren't all the best.
After serving more than a dozen years of active military duty, and then being honorably discharged in August 1993 I decided to stay in eastern North Carolina taking up permanent residency here.
Although many miles away I am still a Minnesotan at heart.
I also enjoy creating artwork with Photoshop, but don't consider myself an expert with that by any means either.
I am not here for religious discussions nor to impose my personal beliefs on anyone. I personally don't care what anyone else's religious beliefs are because that is their personal business.
In fairness to everyone, all I ask is that you do not add me to a circle or interact with anything I share if you intend to impose your beliefs on me. And, with exception to this statement and the above quote I will keep my beliefs to myself as well, then we can all get along as fellow human beings with a common interest in photography and astronomy.
Stars in motion
This truly demonstrates how space really isn't so black and empty..
Image Credit & Copyright: Rogelio Bernal Andreo (Deep Sky Colors)
The constellation of Orion holds much more than three stars in a row. A deep exposure shows everything from dark nebula to star clusters, all embedded in an extended patch of gaseous wisps in the greater Orion Molecular Cloud Complex. The brightest three stars on the far left are indeed the famous three stars that make up the belt of Orion. Just below Alnitak, the lowest of the three belt stars, is the Flame Nebula, glowing with excited hydrogen gas and immersed in filaments of dark brown dust. Below the frame center and just to the right of Alnitak lies the Horsehead Nebula, a dark indentation of dense dust that has perhaps the most recognized nebular shapes on the sky. On the upper right lies M42, the Orion Nebula, an energetic caldron of tumultuous gas, visible to the unaided eye, that is giving birth to a new open cluster of stars. Immediately to the left of M42 is a prominent bluish reflection nebula sometimes called the Running Man that houses many bright blue stars. The above image, a digitally stitched composite taken over several nights, covers an area with objects that are roughly 1,500 light years away and spans about 75 light years.
Sit back and stare into the Gorilla's eyes for a while and look at the expression.
She has captured the emotion of the moment beautifully..
Well done, Cheers,
I am sure by now that everyone has noticed the new space consuming toolbar that incorporates both the original black bar with the more recent gray bar.
I preferred the gray bar, but it took up too much space as far as I was concerned.
Whispers in the wind are telling me that Google wanted those menu options out in the open rather than the drop menu so that people can easily see, and then perhaps use them.
I see no problem with that, except that they didn't need to add the black bar back to do it. They can still add all those options into the gray bar at the same time still reduce it's width a bit so that it takes less space..
So I came up with an idea, I am sure it's probably not original, but why not combine them so that it takes up less browser space. Browser space which for some people with small monitors or laptops is critical.
Something similar to the image I created here.
If you agree and like this idea, Please share this with all your friends and circles to see what they think. And then send your feedback into the G+ team..
Thank you for taking the time to read this.
Compare now with my suggestion: >> http://goo.gl/pWiBr
Does anyone truly believe they are Real?
Not surprised that someone finally admitted it. I've told my wife many times that here favorite Reality TV shows Are Not Reality..
If they were "Reality" people would lose interest fast and would not be watching that crap.
"They wanted us to start having more fighting, more drama and I'm not willing to do that,"
Are you new to Google Plus and would like to see things become more active and interesting?
Do you want two way interaction rather than just being someone who follows others?
Would like to find people with similar interests?
First and foremost, the most important thing you can do is fill in your profile.
Tell people who your are, where you come from, where you've been, and more importantly what your interests are.
No Profile = a nobody.
Are you somebody, or are you a nobody?
You are more likely to get added to circles and get people to interact with you if you are a somebody. ;-)
Whatever your interests are, find people that share a common ground and start interacting with them.
For that you can start here. > http://www.gglpls.com/
Or > http://gpc.fm/l/all
Or > http://www.group.as/
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