Category Archives: Other Stuff

Things that do not fit anywhere else – usually notices

IRONMAN 2016 . . . a bit late, I know.

Last year around this time I wrote about the Ironman triathlon held here in Kona each year. Well, it’s that time again, and tomorrow some few thousand men and women will jump in the waters of Kona bay, swim 2.4 … Continue reading

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Random Stuff

Just a quick (ha!) post about random stuff.  Let me begin with a sunset.  I still don’t think the P900 captures sunsets as well as my D7000. I think at issue is the fact that I’m getting JPGs out of … Continue reading

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Bagel and Muffin Faces

People who follow me might be familiar with my interest in pareidolia. That’s the propensity to make up words that sound filthy.  I kid . . . it’s the propensity to resolve random patterns into familiar objects. In my case, faces. … Continue reading

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Gianduja Gelateria di Udine

This will be a quick post because I have stuff to do. So, in at the end of April 2001, we headed to Italy for a few weeks. One of the places that made an impression on us was Gianduja. … Continue reading

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The Spinner Files

A blog I follow (OneOwner) had a photo of a spinner that looked neat (click on the link to see it). Well, of, course, I had to get one . . . or more.  Warning: this post will be boring for … Continue reading

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Smithsonianing and phone photos

I subscribe to the Smithsonian’s newsletter. I should probably subscribe to their magazine but I don’t really need paper copies showing up where I live. Their short stories are generally enough and if I do chance on something that piques … Continue reading

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Selfie to Space

I don’t normally take selfies, but this one is going to space! If you want to (virtually) fly up there, go to: http://planetary.org/selfie EDITED TO ADD: I forgot the certificate. ‪#‎SelfieToSpace‬

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