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My experiences are slowly adding to the short story that is my life.
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Warning: this post contains a few large files that might load slowly on a slow internet connection. To reiterate, I receive zero compensation for mentioning any of the programs I use. The reason I mention something is to either trash … Continue reading
I’ll start by saying I get no compensation for mentioning any of the programs I use. The reason I mention something is to either trash it or praise it. In the case of Topaz Labs programs and plugins, it’s usually … Continue reading
This is it; tomorrow the voting will close (sometimes in the afternoon or evening). I suspect them who had any intention of reading and then voting for their favorite story have already done so, but just in case, you can … Continue reading
Youse read that correctly. This is not the last reminder to vote on “C” stories. It might have been clearer had I used penultimate . . . but I try to eschew arcane and brobdingnagian words when lesser words will do. … Continue reading
I take a lot of photos with my Samsung Note 8 but despite my best intentions, I’m way behind in sharing them. This post attempts to make up for some of that . . . except you won’t see the … Continue reading
I mentioned the Doves doing what Doves do . . . and they done did it under my nose. Well, not literally but I was too slow in denying them a nesting spot in my gutters. By the way, them … Continue reading
This is primarily about photography and a camera (Nikon P1000) and post-processing. There are photos but if you’re not interested, watch this video and then go look elsewhere for something that interests you more. Clicking on an image below will … Continue reading
This is primarily about photography and camera (Nikon P900) and post-processing. There are photos but if you’re not interested, watch this video and then go look elsewhere for something that interests you more. ~ 0 ~ 0 ~ 0 ~
If you read a post of mine and it looks like I’m talking about photos that are not there, it probably means WordPress is messing with me again and wiped my links. In that case, let me know. In any … Continue reading
His name is Bones; Bob Bones and this is an old photo of his: That was taken with my then-still-functioning-Samsung Note II and processed with Pixlr-o-Matic, a precursor to Pixlr. I wanted to do a quick post to let readers … Continue reading
Here’s a long post of (possible) interest only to (amateur) photographers and the rare people who like either my writing voice or my photography (or, in rarer instances, both). If you don’t fall into either category, move along; there’s nothing … Continue reading
One of the advantages of traveling is . . . you don’t follow the news as much. The consequence is that I miss out on a whole lot of indignation and consternation. I mean, sure, I get the peripheral noise … Continue reading
Our exercise routine used to be thus: 1.5 hours at the gym on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Sometimes we’d get in additional walking. The 1.5 hours were split between free weights, aerobics (rowing for me), and weight machines. … Continue reading
So, I’m practicing shooting birds . . . er . . . photographing birds. I’m looking forward to capturing . . . er . . . photographing Red-tailed Hawks again, but, the thing is, I’m out of practice photographing birds. … Continue reading
NOTE: an astute reader noticed a big error on my part. In my rush to get the post out, I misread the identification of the bird . . . it’s not a Cattle Egret but a Black Crowned Night Heron. … Continue reading