Monthly Archives: July 2018

Asking my readers a favor – Part 2 — Results (and more)

Thanks to all who participated in Part 2 of my little experiment. As a refresher, the results of Part 1 are HERE. Part 1 tested the contention by the Happiness Engineers that scrolling through the Archive or Home Page would … Continue reading

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Asking my readers a favor – Part 2

Edited to Add: I have enough data to test my hypothesis so no need to cycle through the gallery (unless you want to). Thank you. ~ ~ ~ o o o ~ ~ ~ So, in Part 1 I wanted … Continue reading

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Project 313 – Post No. 109

This is the current state of the entertainment industry . . . we’re making our way through the Firefly episodes because we can’t find any recent offerings that interest us. We’ve thought about going to the movies (actual theaters) but … Continue reading

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Asking my readers a favor – Part 1 — Results

Thanks to all who participated in my little experiment. So, here’s where we stand. as I write this . . . First, let me show you two screen captures from yesterday: These two numbers are what prompted my initial inquiry … Continue reading

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Asking my readers a favor – Part 1

Edited to Add: I’ve already reported on the experiment, so no need to perform the test. Thank you. ~ ~ ~ o o o ~ ~ ~ That’s right . . . me, who is very reluctant to ask for … Continue reading

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Project 313 – Post No. 108

It’s actually Saturday as I write this . . . and I’m a tad annoyed. Not an unusual thing, that. I mean, I’m fairly easy-going . . . in a constantly-annoyed-kind-of-way. Honest, from other drivers to neighbors to politics to … Continue reading

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Project 313 – Post No. 107

Sunday . . . a day of rest. Meaning, we don’t go to the gym. I might do a few exercises here at the condo (it’s too hot to go outside).  I think I’ll begin with repeatedly lifting spoonfuls of … Continue reading

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Leanne Cole’s Monochrome Madness 220 — Circle(s)

Leanne Cole does a weekly Monochrome Madness post consisting of all monochrome (mostly B&W) photos submitted by users each week. It’s not a contest, but a place for photographers to show their B&W work; anyone can submit photos and it’s … Continue reading

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Project 313 – Post No. 106

Another quick post, I’m afraid.  That’s a weird saying, isn’t it? . . . “I’m afraid” . . . I mean, I’m not afraid.  When did the term come to be used as an apology? Because that’s what is meant … Continue reading

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Photography . . . do it matter?

I recently wrote a post about buying the soon-to-be-released Nikon P1000. Some of the comments had me thinking about photography in general and my photography in particular. That’s right . . . I did some thinking.   One of the best … Continue reading

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Project 313 – Post No. 105

I recently wrote about hats . . . out of necessity, I wear a hat when out and about (tropical sun and all that). But, what’s under most hats? Let me answer that before I get a slew of smart-aleck … Continue reading

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Project 313 – Post No. 104

I’m trying to knock these out fairly quickly and the easiest way to do that is to write about inane and inconsequential stuff but still shoot for interesting . . . or, at least, quirky. It’s surprisingly difficult to write … Continue reading

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To Watermark Or Not To Watermark

For a number of years, I’ve used a service by Digimarc (Guardian for Images) but I’ve ended the subscription as of a few days ago.  Simply put, the program uses a form of steganography to embed your own identifying ID into … Continue reading

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Project 313 – Post No. 103

I rarely wear shoes without socks. Well, I do when at home. Meaning, I seldom wear socks when wearing slippers.   Out and about, however, socks it is. I used to be a strict crew-socks guy because them shorter socks had … Continue reading

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Project 313 – Post No. 102

The picture below shows a few of the hats that don’t look good on me. There are many more. Like, baseball caps . . . unless it’s one of them with a long bill . . . although, I’ve never … Continue reading

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