Monthly Archives: November 2013

December 2013 Calendar

December is here, and I am posting this from the proverbial road. Probably not on an actual road, but someplace where I can use my phone or my laptop in relative comfort and safety.   I could not make up … Continue reading

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Going Terminal B

We are back at the airport, waiting to catch Disney’s Magical Express . . . . . . We like kids, really we do, but in large quantities we like them best quiet and nearby, or noisy and very far … Continue reading

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. . . and we shell give thanks

Today we spent our day with good friends and ate good food, and I hope all my subscribers and casual readers also had a good day. I don’t have an appropriate post prepared, but I did go to the beach … Continue reading

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The Florida Keys

Yup! Those are my Florida keys. Driving a Corolla, I am, with all four of the cylinders under the hood working to make it seem as if there were twice as many cylinders hiding under there, and not making me … Continue reading

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Postcards from Homestead, Florida

After a couple of Twilight Zone-like instances, we made it to Homestead. What I had estimated at 4 hours worth of semi-pleasant driving turned into a sometimes surreal five hours trek. The photo above is of our refuge for the … Continue reading

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Don’t go toward the light!

Don’t know how well this will work, but I’m initiating the documentation of our time on the sky road. It begins with an early drive to DIA. Then a relatively painless passage through the TSA checkpoint; no need to take … Continue reading

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Dead Stuff in Black and White

I often see other bloggers present their photographs rendered in B&W. Most looks very good, and tears of frustration run down my cheeks. It’s not fair! My camera captures color photographs! You can’t even find a B&W digital camera! To … Continue reading

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National Novel Writing Month – Disperser Update No. 4

Yet another update on my National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) effort. Before I continue, here’s a photo for them who be needing a fix.  Question . . . how would you like being that fly? Once more, I present my … Continue reading

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Samsung Note II Is as Samsung Note II Does

SmugMug finally released their Camera Awesome app for the Android platform.  It’s not free, but I heard so much about it that I sprung for the $2.99 to get it.  I say it’s pretty good. I’ve done some comparisons with … Continue reading

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Foliage 2013 – Part II

A few posts ago I shared Part I of my Fall Foliage Follies. I had a bit of time on Friday to capture a few more photos.  They were captured at the same time as the photos shown in B&A … Continue reading

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A quick post on Depth-of-Field

I found this in the yard as I was doing my winter prep (cut old flowers, mulch the leaves, clean the flower pots, put up stakes lining the drive and road for when it snows, and so on). I like … Continue reading

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Before and After – 005

Last year we planted a couple of Clematis plants adding to the ones we already have.  The established plants go balls-out and flower like crazy.  The new ones looked fine, but one did not flower this year, and the other … Continue reading

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National Novel Writing Month – Disperser Update No. 3

Yes, I’m still doing National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Before I continue, here’s a photo for them who be needing a fix.  So, back to my writing efforts.  Or, should I say “lack of writing efforts”?  I went a full … Continue reading

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National Novel Writing Month – Disperser Update No. 2

It’s still November, and November is still National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Likely no one has missed my witty writing or incredible photos. Regardless of anyone missing me or not, I’ve been busy doing lots of stuff around the house and … Continue reading

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National Novel Writing Month – Disperser Update

I’m doing NaNoWriMo . . . I did not sign up at the site (antisocial, I am), but doing it I am. Purposefully, I did not plan the novel, nor an idea, until November 1, around 10pm, when I put … Continue reading

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