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Community Manager with a strong technical background. Amateur photographer with a strong interest in birds, animals and landscapes. Birdwatcher. Author and Blogger. Those are not the same thing. Person with Opinions. 17 years at Apple didn't kill me. It made me stronger.

Why I threw out my bucket list. Should you?

Like many people I’ve kept a so-called bucket list of things I want to do someday. Unlike most of you, I decided to throw mine out about a year ago. I happened to run into an old copy of it in my archives this week, and it made me think about explaining why I got rid of it. I realized the bucket list was an excuse to not do anything. It’s a fake accomplishment. It makes you think you’ve done something, by deciding that you’ll do something “someday”, so you don’t actually have to try to make it happen. I’m […]

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Sea Otter

Full Size Buy a print Find on Flickr Species: Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris) Date Taken: September 30, 2011 Location: Moss Landing Harbor Camera: Canon 7D Lens: EF 70-200 F2.8L IS II + 2.0X TC Tags: California, Mammal, Monterey County, Moss Landing, Moss Landing Harbor, Sea Otter

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Sea Otter

Full Size Buy a print Find on Flickr Species: Sea Otter (Enhydra lutris) Date Taken: September 30, 2011 Location: Moss Landing Harbor Camera: Canon 7D Lens: EF 70-200 F2.8L IS II + 2.0X TC Tags: California, Mammal, Monterey County, Moss Landing, Moss Landing Harbor, Sea Otter

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