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Jeff Lampe
Jeff Lampe

Jeff Lampe has been outdoor writer at the Journal Star in Peoria for 12 duck seasons. He lives in Elmwood with his wife Monica, sons Henry, Victor and Walter, and Llewellin setter Hawkeye. A native of Buffalo, N.Y., he is an avid fan of the Bills and still has mental scars from four consecutive Super Bowl losses. Outside of hunting and fishing, Lampe's main passion in Illinois was Class A boys basketball (which sadly no longer exists). Former publisher of the Class A Weekly newsletter, Lampe is a co-author of "100 Years of Madness" and "Classical Madness," both books focusing on prep basketball in Illinois.

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July 22: Picture of the Day

July 22, 2010 at 11:15 PM

There are issues with this one.

Technically, this picture was taken by eldest son Henry. Including his pictures kind of breaks the whole “I’m gonna take a picture a day and post it” idea.

But you know what, it’s my blog. And while I did take a few pictures on this day, they were all of my Dad holding hands with Boo Boo. And I think we really needed some wildlife or this thing was going to spiral out of control completely.

So here is Henry’s picture of a tiger at the Buffalo Zoo. He also took a few hundred shots of monkeys with red butts. Just the butts, mostly. He must really think that’s pretty funny. The tiger was more compelling, though.

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