Monthly Archives: July 2019

Got me more hummers videos

hummingbirds are very distracting, I tell you what. Take, for instance, yesterday evening. I wanted to work on a few things but I kept hearing them . . . humming. . . . so I went out with my phone . . . I’m about two feet away. … Continue reading

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Haines – Alaska Cruise 2017 – Part 3

Note: this is a long post. I mean it; long, long, long post. If you just want the photos, go to the bottom and check out the gallery sans the witty, incisive, profound, and irreverent banter. This is the third … Continue reading

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A litle of this and a little of that

On a recent update, Samsung added the capability for Super-slow Motion to the Note 8. Mind you, it’s very limited. By limited, I mean that you can only shoot a few seconds of video and end up with about 6 … Continue reading

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A quick video out my window

When we moved here, I was a bit concerned (but hopeful) about whether I’d be able to attract and see hummingbirds. This next video is of poor quality because it was shot out my office window . . . through … Continue reading

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Another all too common modern tale

“Did you hear what that {not a nice word} (liberal/Democrat or conservative/Republican) said?” “No; what did they say?” “They said something I don’t agree with, and now I’m so mad! I wish they would just shut up! In fact, they … Continue reading

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Fifty Years Ago On A Sea Far, Far Away

I’m reasonably certain anyone wanting their fill of Apollo 11 has been thoroughly satisfied with the coverage of the 50th anniversary of the Moon Landing. I vaguely remember it but — as I’ve mentioned before — to my then 16-year-old … Continue reading

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Haines – Alaska Cruise 2017 – Part 2

Note: this is a long post. If you just want the photos, go to the bottom and check out the gallery sans the witty, incisive, profound, and irreverent banter. This is the second post documenting our September 12, 2017, visit … Continue reading

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