Project 313 – Post No. 160

Running late again . . . lots of stuff — important stuff like taking out the garbage and brushing my teeth — is hampering my ability to keep well ahead of the challenges of this project. 

Because I feel strange not offering many words for people to ignore, here’s another link to stuff you don’t need (or want) to read. 

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Project 313 – Post No. 159

Got to get me a few of these out because I’m busy during the next few days.

So, again, not much for me to put down. 

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Project 313 – Post No. 158

I recently read a review of the movie “Peppermint” on a blog I follow (HERE).

Them who know me also know I’m a sucker for action movies, revenge movies, and the combination of the two often hits my sweet-spot (think John Wick and Hitman). Paige Addams’s review confirmed what I suspected; there’s a good chance I’d like this movie.  

But then, I read THIS article. The article claims Peppermint comes with “some racist overtones”. 

I’m as sensitive as the next older white dude about these things; if I’m unknowingly racist or supporting racist propaganda, I want to know about it.

If I knowingly were a racist, I wouldn’t care because, you know, racists don’t typically care. 

Since I’ve heard it said (to my face) that the world would be better off if older white dudes (like me) all died off, I keep track of any sign of unintentional racism I might display because at some point someone might decide it’s a good idea to speed the process along and I want to say “No! Wait! It’s not me! It’s the other white guys!” 

But, having read the article, I was a tad confused.

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Samsung Note 8 and Photoshop Mix — Post Seven

My sixth post showcasing my experiments in using Photoshop Mix (Post One linkPost Two linkPost Three linkPost Four link, Post Five link, Post Six link).

Once again, everything in here has been created and/or captured using the Samsung Note 8 and all edits are done on the Samsung Note 8. I then transfer the files to the PC so that I can output them using Lightroom (how I add the watermark).

That’s a blend of stacked bowls photo, a muffin topped with blackberries photo, and a photo of one of my breakfasts. 

For them not interested in reading, you can go directly to the SmugMug Gallery HERE.  
For a slideshow click HERE. When you click the link, it will open in a new window and you have two options:
1) Manually scroll through the photos by clicking the “<” and “>” symbols to the left or right of the photos.
2) There’s a PLAY/PAUSE button at the bottom-left of the screen with the transition set at about 5 seconds. Note: clicking the PLAY arrow will run a full-screen slideshow. You can then still use the”<” and “>” symbols to the left or right of the photos as this will pause the slideshow.

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Project 313 – Post No. 157

This post contains math, so buckle up!

The previous post is presented as the “Middle Post” of Project 313 . . . and some people might argue that’s inaccurate. Wrong, even. 

After all, if you have three children, the middle child is the second child and not child 1.5 (there is no such thing unless you’re dealing with King Solomon). 

So it is with the number 313 . . . Post No. 157 (this post) would be the “Middle Post” of Project 313 because it would have 156 posts before it (157-1)and 156 posts after it (313-157).

Isn’t math weird? Let’s see . . . 

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Project 313 – Post No. 156.5

So, it’s true there is no “middle” post to a Project with 313 posts . . . but, I can make one. 

In fact, I did. 

But, what to put in it? First, let me tell you WordPress is screwing around with the editor again. So, here’s the thing . . . the classic editor is screwing up the insert gallery option. The improved editor doesn’t show all of the items in the library. The newest improved editor works but it sucks more than a turbo-Hoover. 

Honest, I’m losing my patience with WordPress and will be looking for alternatives with more seriousness. 

But, for now, it also dawned on me that I don’t have a logo for Project 313 . . . a serious lapse in judgment, I tell you what. 

I applied my considerable lack of talent and tried to come up with something . . . 

Now, that was just a sketch, one of a number of them I tried drawing on my Note 8. None really pleased. I mean, the arrangement was something I liked, but the colors were just me playing around to see how various combinations would look. 

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Project 313 – Post No. 156

Another Sunday and hence, a short post short on words.

Words are becoming obsolete, anyway. Emojis will replace them as soon as we have enough emojis to replace all the words and phrases we currently use.  

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