Category Archives: Snow

Old Hawk and Reminder to Vote

Twenty-three visitors viewed the 1500 words challenge post but only two voted. I mean, I get it; it was a holiday. An eating holiday, at that. In retrospect, that wasn’t what one might call good timing. Same for today; people … Continue reading

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Eight Years Apart

Eight years ago, November 30th, my back yard in Monument, Colorado . . .  Yes, some of you have seen these photos before . . . but not with these treatments.  Click on the photos to see a larger version … Continue reading

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Back home . . . still busy

Back home after our whirlwind trip to Illinois. As I sit here, I’m still “feeling” as if I’m driving along the many miles we’ve traveled since Tuesday.  This is Illinois . . .  Yes, Illinois was wet. In fact, it … Continue reading

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Talent, Weather, Bombings, and Cruisers XIII – The Details Part IV

Talent I read an article that had me thinking about Talent. I mostly agree with the writer about the many misconceptions of talent. I’m often told . . . er . . . sometimes told . . . oh, OK, … Continue reading

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The Bean, Lightroom, Photoshop, and Topaz Plugins

Say I take a photo. “I take a photo.” No, I meant it as “what if”, not as a command. Say I take a photo. For instance, this one of The Bean. By the way, all them people who are … Continue reading

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We get snow too, you know!

. . . we just don’t whine about it. Night after night this past weekend we got inundated with “breaking news” from a snow storm out East. You would think they are the only ones who get snow. OK, OK, … Continue reading

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Playing with January 2016 on the Palmer Divide

Building on the PREVIOUS POST, I’m going to play with the yellow house panorama. Now, I know some people are not partial to manipulated photos, and that’s fine . . . just enjoy the previous post.  However, there are some … Continue reading

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January 2016 on the Palmer Divide

For them folks who ain’t familiar with the Palmer Divide HERE is some information. For them who ain’t gonna click on the link, the Palmer Divide is responsible for higher snowfalls where we live, even when compared to just a mile … Continue reading

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An almost quick update

I know, I know  . . . I’ve been away for a while. I’m still revising last year’s NaNoWriMo Novel, plus I did revise the four September short stories. I aim getting the stories out by the end of next week, … Continue reading

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Variation on a Rose

Did not write much today . . . actually, did not add a single word to NaNoWriMo 2K15. My apologies to them who are waiting for more. It will come, but not today.  Before I get to the rose, this … Continue reading

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Unusual

After many days of rain, the weather yesterday offered up a change . . . snow. This next twenty seconds video is composed of two ten seconds videos shot scant minutes apart immediately after the rain went from big drops … Continue reading

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Outside and Inside

Outside (photo stylized with Pixlr Pencil Sketch): Inside: Outside (photo stylized with Pixlr Pencil Sketch): Inside: All in all, I’m glad I’m inside. That’s it. This post has ended . . . except for the stuff below.  ~ ~ ~ ~ … Continue reading

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January Snow Day, the Nikon Way

I do like shooting with the Samsung Note II, editing photos with the great SnapSeed App, and putting the finishing touches on the photos using Autodesk’s Pixlr app . . .  . . . and I mean no disrespect to … Continue reading

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January Snow Day

I posted the chair and table shot, but I had more . . . I felt guilty about not using them. I’ts almost like neglecting one’s children (only cheaper). These next two shots are taken about eight hours apart . . … Continue reading

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Since this morning . . .

. . . and supposed to continue until midnight. A more intrepid person might go out to capture more, but this was enough (leaning out of the sliding door, arm straight out, and voice-triggering the shutter of my phone’s camera) … Continue reading

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