Category Archives: Miscellaneous

I looked for Rupes Recta

I came across THIS site and instantly reawakened my interest in astronomical observations. Er . . . I don’t mean making my tremendously insightful, wise, and deep commentaries on the nature of the Universe and Humans  in particular. No, I mean looking at objects inhabiting … Continue reading

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Note 8 captures over the course of a few days

The Note 8’s main role is to document stuff . . . by taking photos. Mind you, it’s also a phone but even though it’s our main (official) phone, we don’t get many calls. Well, OK . . . these … Continue reading

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A Dove, some rocks, a Hosta, and a fake flower

I’m nothing if not imaginative with my titles.  Let’s begin with the Dove (the bird, not the soap products) . . . The last time I’ve had dealings with doves was in Colorado; they used to nest in my Blue … Continue reading

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Long Beach New Year’s Celebration Fireworks

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

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The June 2015 Night Sky – Part II

Some might recall this video I shared earlier this week: I added the photos below to the existing SmugMug gallery HERE. If you watched the video, you know the 19th and 20th offered the opportunity of photographing two different isosceles … Continue reading

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The June 2015 Night Sky – Part I

This paragraph is here because otherwise this poor excuse for an editor continuously loses the setting for opening the photos in a separate window or tab. Aggravating that, and I still don’t see why I can’t have that as a general … Continue reading

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Chicago 2008 in Black and White

My earlier post documented my visit to Chicago’s millennium Park and the Navy Pier. It was an enjoyable afternoon full of color, shiny stuff, water, boats, and buildings. Did I mention color? Well, here’s the funny part . . . … Continue reading

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