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2018-06-21 Recovery Day 472

Today was a very good day. Sleeping was not an issue, except that around 1 o’clock I was woken up by some loud screaming from the house next door. It took some time to get back in to my rhythm to sleep. I started my day at 7:00 with a light breakfast to overcome dizziness. Since the goal was to leave at 8:30 instead of 9:00 to beat the heat, it was important to figure out was I health wise ready.

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2018-05-02 Recovery Day 422 [Updated]

Weather-wise sill the same as the last few days, somewhat warm to cool and very windy. Health-wise it started the same as the last few days, getting up with some dizziness. I started with breakfast before taking my morning medication. I check my vitals which were OK, no change from the norm. After a small rest my dizziness had disappeared and it was time to get ready for Dean to pick me up.

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2018-04-18 Recovery Day 408

Another cold day, just like yesterday. Health wise, it was another good day as far as no treatment side effects. However I did have some back pain which I kept under control with some Tylenol. As to getting started this morning, after getting up I checked my vitals, which were fine, followed by breakfast. Afterwards I took my morning medication. Since today is my day off from treatment, I had signup to be the host at Big Break Visitor Center from 9:00 to 12:30. Ed came by at 8:30 to pick me up sine he too had signed up.

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2018-04-04 Recovery Day 394

Today was another So-so day. Still, like yesterday, after getting up, I had some minor stomach crams. I therefore had again only toast and tea for breakfast. Today is my first Wednesday at which I don’t have Infusion treatment, which I will have next Wednesday. I was therefore able to attend the Docent Delta News and Coffee Talk meeting. Dean picked me up around 8:00 to drop me of Visiting Center (VC)>

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2018-03-08 Recovery Day 367

Today was another good day. The day started of with a good breakfast follower by checking my mail. In it was a mail from Ed Valenzuela asking if I would go for a little walk to the pier at Big Break? We agreed to go around 11:00. After the mail check it was time for Dean and I to walked as we do every weekday.

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At Big Break – Week 6

Continuing this week with using my zoom-lenses for leaning to understand their fields of view as well as comparing it against prime lenses with the same focal length. This week’s lens I will be using my favored wide-angle Sony DT 16-105mm lens.

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At Big Break – Week 5

This week marks the start of using my zoom-lenses for leaning to understand their fields of view as well as comparing it against prime lenses with the same focal length. comparison. The last for weeks have been very useful in understanding what I see with my naked eyes vs that of the camera because of the various focal lengths. The first lens that I will be suing this week is my super-wide angle Tamron SP 10-24mm lens.

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At Big Break – Take 3

Another day with a planned visit to the East Bay Big Break Regional Park in Oakley to shoot the same sceneries as on Day 3 and Day 10. The good news no rain today, the bad news, no sun either.

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At Big Break – Take 2

Another rainy day with a planned visit to the East Bay Big Break Regional Park in Oakley to shoot the same sceneries as on Day 3. I got my rain gear together and started my trip to the shoreline. As I got there, a miracle happened, the rain stopped.

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Down by the San Joaquin River

Another rainy day. I went down to the Municipal Fishing Dock to take a few photos of the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta, or California Delta. The first photo is to the North showing the bank of the Kimball Island. Next one is to the West showing the wide open San Joaquin River towards Winter Island. The third is to the East showing the Antioch Bridge over the River. Last one is a North-East shot of the West Island bank.

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