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“just post a picture of the dog”

When in doubt, just post a picture of the dog.  On a whim, I chose the least-used camera in the house: the one in my tablet.  (OK, I’ve never used it.)  While trolling through its unfamilar settings, I found the … Continue reading

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walking in pine branches

It was long past time for the first warm day, and the first decent walk in longer than any of us care to remember.  Along the way, we came across a place where a limb had fallen from a huge … Continue reading

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a cubic cat

Had the Polaroid Cube in my pocket when I dropped in at the vet’s this morning for a fresh supply of minty fishballs*, and was moved to try to photograph Sebastian, one of the the resident cats. This Sebastian is … Continue reading

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zen dog square

Was visiting friends this afternoon and saw their old Labrador being all Zen in the living room with her back to the sun.  I made this image of her and cropped it to a square.  Squares are very serene.

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internet pancakes

What a stupid day.  When you are having a stupid day, what can you do but make pancakes?  But don’t use a mix.  It is much better, if you are having a stupid day, to make pancakes from scratch.  I … Continue reading

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winter has arrived

After a mild and almost snowless November and December, the new year has brought winter with it.  I took my new Polaroid Cube toy camera out to record some ultra wide angle images of our first snowy day. I was … Continue reading

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also known as a furoshiki

Yesterday’s post on the origins of the Japanese scarf project gathered this expert comment from Wolfie, who has lived in Japan on and off for years, speaks the language, and is married to an Actual Japanese Person.  He’s our go … Continue reading

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at ten minutes of four …

Well, it was about ten minutes of four when I saw the clock in the first image, and I thought it was a funny coincidence.  But by the time I cropped the photo in question, and the other ones, and … Continue reading

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portrait of a harbor seal

Most people who like dogs also like seals and sea lions, the fish eating dogs of the sea. (Corgis: We like fish!)  I took this portrait of a harbor seal at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago, during a demonstration … Continue reading

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save the phone doodles!

We’ve discussed before the long and honorable history of the phone doodle, that marvelous school of art practiced by practically everyone in the days when there was always a pad of paper (or a conveniently placed painted wall) near the … Continue reading

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