Category Archives: Creative

Resilient

Every morning, we walk at the Old Kona Airport recreation area. I’ve written about it before but for them who forgot, our usual walk is 4.5 miles. If we don’t go to the gym, we add another 2 miles to … Continue reading

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Seven years and counting

Seven years ago, March 19, 2010, this blog was born. I’ve done fairly involved anniversary posts before, but I’ve occasionally let the day slide with nary a peep.  This will be one of them in-between posts; long enough to bother … Continue reading

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Hawai’i – Saddle Road Part II

The first post about Saddle Road ended with this photo of the Pu’u Huluhulu Cinder Cone (not to be confused with the cone by the same name in Volcano National Park). My second purposeful trip to Saddle Road — as … Continue reading

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Hawai’i – Saddle Road Part I

Occasionally, when I have photos posing a processing challenge, I resort to using DxO OpticsPro 11. The program is excellent at post-processing photos, but I seldom use it because it is more time consuming than other software I have. In … Continue reading

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Variations and Chameleon and Moth

My previous post has photos I thought might do well with different post-processing. For instance, this . . .  . . . might turn into this . . .  By the way, no SmugMug gallery for these but you can … Continue reading

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Leaving the Mainland – Hoover Dam and Stuff

We closed on our house on the 15th of June. By then, we were in California. Our drive to California added a tad over 1,700 miles to our remaining car, the 2010 Toyota Highlander. This is the path we took … Continue reading

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Writing Ideas and Cruisers XV – The Details Part VI

Writing Ideas One of the questions often asked of writers is “where do you get your ideas”. I’m never asked that question, and hence my worry that I’m not really a writer.  Also, that’s a trick question of sorts . … Continue reading

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