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another day at the office

Saturday, July 02, 2011


this is what I get to look at most days at work. I was lucky this day. We were heading east as the sun was setting, not driving straight into it for three hours

The colors where there are no other lights to mess with them are amazing
This is BP Thunderhorse at night. In the bottom center you will see the cable lowered from the crane on the platform. In the top center you can see the bottom of the crane pedestal. It takes a little practice but the challenge keeps things fresh.
I know this is nothing special and we have all seen bugs crawling on a windshield before. This one was 50 miles out in the Gulf of Mexico

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  • LADYWOLF71
    Gods, amazing...just plain amazin...well, other than tha bug, hahaha...awesum stuff man, you has an eye for tha camera angles!!!
    3357 days ago
  • NEWKAREN43
    Great pictures and I love your background Irish wallpaper! I haven't been in the Gulf of Mexico in a long, long time...a beautiful place...blessings Captain! Karen
    3371 days ago
  • PEPPERLEAH
    BEAUTIFUL pictures! Thank you so much for sharing them with us!

    And, I think the scenery from your office is much better than the scenery from my office! LOL

    See you soon!
    3374 days ago
  • DAWNWATERWOMAN
    Great pictures. Thanks for sharing them with us. Love ya, Dawn emoticon
    3376 days ago
  • BOBBIENORTHERN
    I love Missy so much and am so glad you love her too.
    3377 days ago
  • IUHRYTR
    What an amazing way to end your days. Isn't nature full of miraculous sights? -- Lou
    3379 days ago
  • ANGELCOWBOY1
    Amazing photos - thanks for sharing!
    3379 days ago
  • no profile photo CD5468515
    When you said you had a tweety bird in the wheelhouse, a dastardly comment came to mind, but I'll resist! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    I enjoyed your photos very much. Those nice sunrises and sunsets probably help balance out those days when storm clouds dominate the horizon.
    3379 days ago
  • SMIDGON

    AMAZING!!
    3379 days ago
  • NO_SNOW_BODY
    the views of another day can be amazing
    3379 days ago
  • YATMAMA
    Whatever that camera and fancy lens you want cost, send me the link. With pics this beautiful using the last camera we got, imagine what you and your creative eye can do with the outfit you want. I love your eye for beauty and I love you. That bug is very lucky they don't allow you to fish off the ship or he might have become bait.
    3379 days ago
  • CAPTAINCOOKIE
    It's amazing what we see offshore sometimes. Migrations in the spring and fall bring several types of little songbirds a well as butterflies and dragonflies across the Gulf heading to or from Mexico. Out of nowhere thousands of them will be swarming all around the boat. We already had a tweety bird IN the wheelhouse. He got in through an open door and we had to convince him to go out the same way
    3379 days ago
  • PANFRIEDTROUT
    ... "another day at the office".... too funny Bill

    those are gorgeous photos ~ the bug on the windshield though? that took me by surprise ... had no idea bugs could be that far out to sea

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    3379 days ago
  • LORIDREX
    Spectacular, Bill! Thank you for sharing this blog! I love to see the photos! emoticon
    3379 days ago
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