Tag Archives: Stuff

So, for them who want to leave comments

Unlike some blogs, I don’t restrict comments, although I reserve the right to blow them away if they fail to meet common-sense standards or fail to follow the rules one can read in the FAQ page<<link. That means that all … Continue reading

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The Alphabet Challenge: “A” Stories Voting

Assuming everyone has read the stories, this is the place where you can vote for your favorite of the “A” Stories. For readers who stumbled here or who need a refresher, the stories can be found by clicking on their … Continue reading

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This and that and the other thing

It’s been a tough few weeks. Those who read the previous post know of the other thing, but this and that were also a bother. But, yes, the other thing overshadowed all else. We’re still in the disbelief mode mixed … Continue reading

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General observations about stuff while waiting at the airport . . .

I started this blog post as we sat at the LaGuardia Delta terminal waiting for our flight . . . which had been delayed; twice. That was this past Saturday. I hate wasting written words, so I thought I would finish the post … Continue reading

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Guess the herb

A quick post as I prepare for sleep.

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American Robin taking a bath

People might wonder why I haven’t posted much of late. Yeah, me too. I mean, it’s not for lack of material. At last count, I have 1.67 gazillion photos to pick from and at least ten times that many words to … Continue reading

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The Robin’s Nest

On May 1st the shrubs and a couple of trees got a much-needed trimming. This Magnolia tree — planted too close to the house — got a pretty good trim . . .  I noticed something after the landscapers left … Continue reading

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Yes, still here.

For them wondering if I’m done with the blog . . . nope! Still here, in spirit if not in substance.  I’m still snapping the occasional photo or two but — truth be told — not that many since my … Continue reading

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Heartbeat Post

Did I mention that I’m busy? Gotz lots on my mind, I do. When I want to unwind, I come here. Doing something, even as banal as publishing a quick post, has a way of recentering me. Not always, but … Continue reading

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A quick post about cameras and flash

I keep mentioning that I’m busy with stuff and I am. That said, I find time to shoot a few photos and even process a few (see recent posts). In part, that’s because the interest of photography has been reignited. … Continue reading

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Panama Canal Cruise 2019 — The Second Day

So, despite having the Internet, I’m finding it difficult doing updates. In part, it’s because larger photo files hang while uploading. In part, it’s because composing posts is a tad tedious due to the connection dropping and losing what I … Continue reading

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Panama Canal Cruise 2019 — The First Day

So, yes . . . a Panama Canal Cruise.  There are them who could not be forced to put foot one onto a modern cruise ship . . . this post is not for them. There are others who would … Continue reading

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Looking back to 2018 — The Media

So, how good was 2018 for photographs? Well, here’s the first posted graphic of 2019. Not photos per se . . . these were calendars I did for 2018. It’s one of Panos FX (free) actions. I didn’t have time … 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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Asking my readers a favor – Part 1 – Redux but different

This test is for a hypothesis I have regarding visitor counts. I think that whenever someone scrolls through an Archive or Home Page each time the page refreshes counts as a visitor.  The number of posts shown per page is … Continue reading

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