Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Orphans 02

For them not interested in reading, you can see the photos in THIS SmugMug Gallery.   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 … Continue reading

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Orphans 01

For them not interested in reading, you can see the photos in THIS SmugMug Gallery.   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 … Continue reading

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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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Chicago – 2008

In 2008 we had a short visit to the middle of Illinois. While there, Melisa had the opportunity to go see a play in Chicago, a 3.5 hours drive from where we were. The play was Jersey Boys, the plan … Continue reading

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Blowing in the wind

So, the Digital Lightroom has another competition running, and the deadline for submitting is the end of this month. The theme is “Blowing in the wind”. I’m ambivalent about the mechanics of this contest. One, I like the challenge, but … Continue reading

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The Moon and Pikes Peak – June 2012

It seems June of each year presents interesting opportunities to photograph the moon, and this year is no different. The dawn was just breaking, and giving the sky a neat appearance.  Some of that can be attributed to the clouds. … Continue reading

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Astral Matters . . . or, Better Late Than Never

Edited to Add: WordPress keeps dropping the links associated with each photo, so here’s the direct link to the SmugMug gallery where one can see full resolution of the originals, and camera info: http://ejdalise.smugmug.com/Other/Astral-Matters Please ignore the instructions to click … Continue reading

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Santa Fe, NM – 2009

Note:  I originally wrote this at the request of another blogger who wanted a guest post from me.  She never used it.  She has not answered my e-mails.  I’m guessing she’s too busy . . . but so am I, … Continue reading

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Free Wallpapers – Long Time No See

It’s been a while (two years?) since I’ve added to the free screen wallpaper galleries, so here are three additions.  The galleries can be found at this link: http://ejdalise.smugmug.com/Free-Wallpapers These days there is little interest in screen wallpapers, and least … Continue reading

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