Tag Archives: gadgets and technology

bitmapped psychedelia

“Psychedelic Josef” from my MS Paint Gallery.  There are certain days when there’s nothing to do but dive into this ancient drawing program for an hour or so and see what emerges.  MS Paint– a bitmapped direct connection to the … Continue reading

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experimental

This post is experimental.  First, because Edison the Inventor (Kekionga’s Radio Whiz Bang!) put in a lot of hours of experimentation creating his Wonderful Propeller Phaeton. And second,  because I’m experimenting with downloading images for the blog straight from my … Continue reading

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a radio post that makes no sense

Arctic vortex today, or else it was just pretty darned cold. Spent the day oversleeping, watching football, cooking two hot meals, doing laundry and dishes, playing with dogs, and reading camera reviews on line. So have two cool Czech matchbox … Continue reading

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a present from grandfather frost

In the days of the old Soviet Union, the Communist government and its cultural apparatus were officially atheistic and opposed to religion in all its forms.  But Christmas, as always, transcended trivialities like government decrees, so the cultural apparatus learned … Continue reading

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the new double garage by night.

The new double garage works for its living in the last moments of dusk on a late autumn evening.  All the digital noise in the world in this deep crop from a small sensor/ low light shot, but it doesn’t … Continue reading

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word of the day

The word of the day is “Hračky”, which I found on this matchbox label that I collected for its cool cartoon of a tram.  Rather than having anything to do with trams, hračky is the Czech word for “toys”, which … Continue reading

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marshmallow test post

Testing the new WordPress app update, running on a Nexus 5 under Android Marshmallow, by presenting you with a random photograph from that phone’s camera. (It turned out to be a photograph of a Presidential glass limousine painted an interesting … Continue reading

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butterfly blue

The Phone Camera Butterfly Project continues.  Today’s butterfly is … a blue one.  On concrete pavers, with a half-rotten apple it was really enjoying and the first of late summer’s fallen leaves.

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not a hulk-ku

It had to happen: poetry in the voice of the Incredible Hulk has ventured out of the haiku-like limits of the traditional Hulk-ku. Mighty bellow: Where? Where Hulk iPod?!? Where Hulk bossa nova music? Where Hulk podcasts? Where Hulk game … Continue reading

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a welcome sight

A welcome sight, from left to right: street/general purpose glasses, studio glasses, bifocal shades.  My new prescription has been made up, and I can see again in all three modes.  Plus my street glasses are in an old favorite set … Continue reading

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