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Spring Hike in Sourland Mountain Preserve

A few weeks ago, Bhavna and I enjoyed hiking in the nearby Sourland Mountain Preserve. We've hiked the preserve many times, but I think this was our first since the start of the new year. We've hiked the preserve with kids and our nephews, and I have hiked with a local photography group and with "photo friends". I love being among the trees and photographing the ephemeral perennial wildflowers native to the region. There are multiple trails inside the preserve.…

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Grey Skies

1761 Brearley House

Monday This morning I looked through my Adobe Lightroom catalogue for inspiration. I wanted to revisit some of the places I had photo walked in the winter of past years. I stayed close to home in 2020, afraid to go out. By the end of 2020, I had conditioned my mind to disappointment. Compared to 2019, where I had captured almost 400 photos in December even while recovering from multiple eye surgeries, in December 2020, I had captured only 137.…

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CCSP!

Bhavna

Saturday 18 September 2021 A few weeks ago, after several months of study and hours of practise tests, I was scheduled to sit the Cloud Certified Security Professional (CCSP) on 28 August. To build my career and prove my skills, I wanted to earn a globally recognised cloud security certification. But the testing centre had some issues with the roof, the testing centre cancelled the test last minute, and I had to reschedule for 18 September. I was disappointed but…

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