Monthly Archives: September 2019

ElBob, I’ll remember you

August 31, 2014 was the first time LordBeariofBow (Brian Smith) commented on my blog. It didn’t take long for our exchanges to lean toward banter. Some might wonder how it is I remember the date of our initial conversation. It’s … Continue reading

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General observations about stuff while waiting at the airport . . .

I started this blog post as we sat at the LaGuardia Delta terminal waiting for our flight . . . which had been delayed; twice. That was this past Saturday. I hate wasting written words, so I thought I would finish the post … Continue reading

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Quick NECA Cruise Update 05 – the rest of Bar Harbor

I’m writing this from the LaGuardia Delta Gate 29 (Terminal C) . . . our scheduled 1:10 pm flight has now been pushed back to 3:10 pm. Most annoying and an unwelcomed development given that we were scheduled to (by now) have pick … Continue reading

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Quick NECA Cruise Update 04 – Boston and Some Bar Harbor

So, not a big fan of cities. We’ve been to Boston a few times and generally avoid spending time in the city. Now, I know people’s inner indignant-Boston-fans are struggling to get out of their lazy chairs and ready to battle … Continue reading

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Quick NECA Cruise Update 03 — Newport, RI

We had visited Newport a few years ago when I attended the Viable Paradise writing workshop. Again, I ain’t even gonna try linking the related posts.

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Quick NECA Cruise 02 – Desserts

Some might have seen a few posts about desserts we had aboard the Coral Princess on our last two cruises. I’d link the previous posts but working with this app is not for someone with my temperament. Anyway, this current … Continue reading

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Quick Cruise Update 01

We’re on a NECA Cruise (New England and Canada Cruise). We flew into La Guardia on Friday and rented a room that happened to be under one of the airport’s flight path. We didn’t sleep late because the room’s windows … Continue reading

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Guess the herb

A quick post as I prepare for sleep.

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A quick update and Luminar 3

These next ten days offer little opportunity for me to interact with blogs I follow. I mean, I might interact . . . but I might not. Same for posting. I’ll try to post a few things but I don’t know how easy … Continue reading

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A few minutes in the back yard

For them not interested in reading, you can go directly to the SmugMug Gallery HERE.   For a SmugMug 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 … Continue reading

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Find the Hummingbird — Part 1 Answers

For them who didn’t have the time, patience, or interest in hunting for the hummingbirds, here are a few of the photos with markings indicating where you should be looking. of course, them with little interest will skip this as … Continue reading

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Find the Hummingbird — Part 1

For them not interested in reading, you can go directly to the SmugMug Gallery HERE. For a SmugMug 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 … Continue reading

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Note 8, Snapseed, Photoshop Mix, and Pixlr Pastiche

I take a lot of photos with my Samsung Note 8 but despite my best intentions, I’m way behind in sharing them. This post attempts to make up for some of that . . . except you won’t see the … Continue reading

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Bugs, Bees, Birds, Flowers, and Thoughts – Part 7 of 7

For them not interested in reading, you can go directly to the SmugMug Gallery HERE.  These are added to the D7500 camera Gallery since they are taken exclusively with that camera. For a SmugMug slideshow click HERE. When you click the link, … Continue reading

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