Author Archives: disperser

About disperser

Odd guy with odd views living an odd life during odd times.

Reading is fundamental

I read. Often. I also write. I also have a vague notion of eventually calling myself a published author. Mind you, there are a lot of obstacles in my way. One of them is literacy — as in lack thereof. … Continue reading

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It’s Getting Real

Note: this post is approximately 1,250 words with a 9th Grade readability index. Click HERE for complete statistics. It may not seem like it, but I’ve mostly abstained from posting opinion pieces . . . Because they are emotionally draining. … Continue reading

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Sunday with my thoughts – it seems a no-brainer

This is only 1,200 words. Why, even some Australians should manage to stick around to the end of it.  As I mentioned before, photos appearing on Sunday with my thoughts are gathered and presented in THIS SmugMug Gallery. At the risk … Continue reading

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A day of stuff

I like the word “stuff” . . . it offers an easy out when I can’t come up with a title for a post. It also sports a nonchalantness that speaks to confidence and aloofness while at the same time … Continue reading

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Deep Dream Generator — The Big Dump

My original plan was to showcase groups of my Deep Dreams over a number of blog posts . . . that was Plan A.  It turns out that Hawaiʻi is twenty-intercontinental-missile-minutes away from North Korea. By some estimates, we’d have roughly … Continue reading

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Deep Dream Generator — the “meh” files

I’ve been playing with Deep Dream Generator and while I like most of what I get, there’s a learning curve of sorts that one has to negotiate. Sometimes, you head off into the weeds.  “What do you mean?” you ask.  … Continue reading

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Protected: I should have left well enough alone

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