2019-01-09 – Landscape Photography, Mount Diablo, Set 6

Continuing with the goal to take pictures of Mount Diablo from new locations, today’s set is taken at the same location at Black Diamond Middle School, Sterling Hill Drive, I used for my first article 2019-01-01 Back Into Photography. The set consists of photos of Mount Diablo taken with different focal lengths from 24mm to 265mm.

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2019-01-09 Living with Cancer – Day 674

Today was a BETTER day, with me taken my stomach and Dizziness medication as a precaution at 4:00 AM. The Medication seemed to work since I had no issues getting up at 8:00 getting dressed and having had breakfast. However, shortly after that, my stomach got a bit quizzy and the dizziness was back at full discomfort.

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2019-01-06 Living with Cancer – Day 671

Today was another GOOD day, it seems that I have settled to sleep until 8:00 before going downstairs. However, today I had to deal from the start with stomach issues and lightheadedness, delaying my breakfast. I took my medication but they did to kick in for about two (2) hours. The good news, my health symptoms disappeared as the day progressed.

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2019-01-05 Living with Cancer – Day 670

Today was a GOOD day, I slept until 8:00 before going downstairs for breakfast and getting ready for our shopping trip to Walnut Creek. My health issues were a repeat of yesterday, I had a bit lightheadedness and some stomach pains. Taking my medication before our trip took care of this. We were lucky regarding the rain since we skipped it.

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2019-01-05 – Landscape Photography, Mount Diablo, Set 5

The plan for today was to take pictures of Mount Diablo from some location in Walnut Creek. Besides finding a good location, there was also the rain to deal with. After having spent over three (3) hours in Walnut Creek and not found a good location, we went home, with a stop at The Veranda, the new Shopping Center on Diamond Blvd in Concord.

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2019-01-04 Living with Cancer – Day 669

Today was another so-so day, I slept in until 8:00 before going downstairs for breakfast and getting ready for my walk with Dean. My heath issues were almost a repeat of yesterday, I had a bit lightheadedness and some stomach pains. Lucky for me that I had taken my medication before starting my walk. Today was very cold again, so I dressed in layers, which was good. Getting back home I rested and got ready for lunch with my Premenos coworkers.

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2019-01-04 – Landscape Photography, Mount Diablo, Set 4

Continuing with the goal to take pictures of Mount Diablo from new locations, today’s set is taken from the other end of Empire Mine Road at the Deer Valley Road junction. However, thick fog obscured the mountain top, but not enough to make it a guessing game, I, therefore, decided to take enough pictures of the mountain and its surroundings.

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2019-01-03 – Landscape Photography, Mount Diablo, Set 3

Today’s goal was to take Mount Diablo pictures from a new location. Yesterday Dianne and I checked out the Empire Mine Road, which is now a walking trail, from its starting point which is the Mesa Ridge Road junction. We did see Mount Diablo and therefore agreed to use this location for today’s set.

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2019-01-03 Living with Cancer – Day 668

Today was a GOOD day, I slept in until 8:30 before going downstairs for breakfast. I got ready for my walk with Dean. Besides being a bit lightheaded I also had some stomach issues. I took my medication before starting my walk. Since it was very cold, 40F, I dressed in layers, which was good, since at the end of our walk it was only 45F. I stayed at home, resting and be a bit active. The only health-related issue was my lower back pain that took some time to get lower itself to an acceptable level.

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