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posted: December 23rd, 2015
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This page shows ONLY photos which are included in the Annual Christmas Letter for 2015.   On this page are the photos from September, October, November and December - Christmas Letter pages 10 - 16 inclusive.  Click on any thumbnail to begin.

What is the difference between these pages and the actual Christmas Letter?   These pages show only the photos from the Christmas Letter and VERY brief photo descriptions.   The Christmas Letter tells the actual stories behind the photos and more details about the where and why.

"September Happenings" Photos from the Christmas Letter
  Page 10 of Christmas Letter.
First Photo - Climbing Mt. Akita-Komagatake - Nearby Mountains we also summited.
Second Photo - Climbing Mt. Akita-Komagatake - Mt. Nyutou.
Third Photo - Climbing Mt. Akita-Komagatake - Amida-ike (Amida Pond).
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  Page 10 of Christmas Letter.
First Photo - Moomin Valley Panorama, Mt. Kotake & Mt. Medake.
Second Photo - Daniel in Moomin Valley - Mt. Akita-Komagatake.
Third Photo - Moomin Valley Panorama.
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  Page 11 of Christmas Letter.
First Photo - Mt. Akita-Komagatake - Cranberries & Crowberries.
Second Photo - Mt. Akita-Komagatake from Mt. Sasamori.
Third Photo - Hiking Towards Mt. Zarumori.
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  Page 11 of Christmas Letter.
First Photo - Mt. Zarumori Summit & Kazuya.
Second Photo - A 2-shot Panorama of a Beautifully Colored Marshy Area.
Third Photo - Hiking Towards Mt. Zarumori.
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"October Happenings" Photos from the Christmas Letter
  Page 12 of Christmas Letter.
First Photo - Japan Outdoors - Hardcover Edition Cover.
Second Photo - Jindai Botanical Garden - Iwa-Hiba (Spike Moss) (Selaginella tamariscina) Display.
Third Photo - Jindai Botanical Garden - Iwa-Hiba (Spike Moss) (Selaginella tamariscina) Display.
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  Page 12 of Christmas Letter.
First Photo - Jindai Botanical Garden - Hummingbird Hawk Moth.
Second Photo - Jindai Botanical Garden - Big Lawn - Pampas Grass.
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  Page 13 of Christmas Letter.
First Photo - Mt. Fuji 5th Station Area - Mt. Yatsugatake Near Center.
Second Photo - Kazuya - Hiking from Mt. Fuji 5th Station to Okuniwa.
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  Page 13 of Christmas Letter.
First Photo - Hiking from Mt. Fuji 5th Station to Okuniwa - Tone-mapped.
Second Photo - Hiking from Mt. Fuji 5th Station to Okuniwa - Reindeer Moss.
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"November Happenings" Photos from the Christmas Letter
  Page 14 of Christmas Letter.
First Photo - Climbing a Few of Japan's 100 Famous Mountains - Volume 13: - Mt. Yatsugatake (Mt. Akadake) - Newly Revised Hardcover - with Blurb.
Second Photo - Climbing a Few of Japan's 100 Famous Mountains - Volume 13: - Mt. Yatsugatake (Mt. Akadake) - Newly Revised Paperback - with Blurb.
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"December Happenings" Photos from the Christmas Letter
  Page 15 of Christmas Letter.
First Photo - The Crowd at Mt. Takao to see Mt. Fuji on Diamond Fuji Day.
Second Photo - Mt. Fuji - A Few Moments Before Diamond Fuji.
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  Page 16 of Christmas Letter.
First Photo - Mt. Fuji at the exact moment of Diamond Fuji.
Second Photo - Same Photo as Previous - Cropped and Adjusted to accentuate the Diamond Fuji.
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  Page 16 of Christmas Letter.
First Photo - The Moon Through an Oak Tree with an abundance of galls on it - Mt. Takao.
Second Photo - The Moon Through an Oak Tree with an abundance of galls on it - Mt. Takao - Zoomed in.
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End "December Happenings", End Photos from the Christmas Letter, Begin Miscellaneous Links
  Here are links to separate web pages - all of them will open in a new window (or new tab). The first link shows some photos of our DVD Collection, an AVI Movie of our Home Theater System and 9 photos of our Sharp Aquos TV. The 2nd link shows our entire DVD collection in DVD Profiler (if you're asking yourself what might be good to rent for the weekend). The DVD's will be sorted by date purchased. You can click on the "Title" Column to sort that way if you desire. The 3rd link shows our entire DVD collection in php DVD Profiler, which is much more sophisticated than the plain vanilla DVD Profiler just above it. The 4th link takes you to a set of pages which show you the FRONT cover-art of our entire DVD collection.

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