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happy chinese new year!

Things I thought about doing in the blog today to celebrate Chinese New Year: Say “Gong hey fat choy!” as we were taught in elementary school social studies, because that is how you say “Happy New Year” in Chinese. Point … Continue reading

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you know that stuff?

You know that stuff at the Chinese buffet? That baked crab stuff? Turns out that’s its proper name.

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hungarian pepper

Hungarian Pepper (Hot Banana) They possess a medium heat level. (When the grocery store decides/that they need complete sentences/ and that the word “have”/ isn’t classy enough/poetry happens.)

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a very dire composition

There’s a rule of composition called “the Rule of Thirds”, which decrees that compositions divided into thirds, or which place the subject one third of the way across the frame, are more interesting than those divided in half or which … Continue reading

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canada geese on ice

It’s warm for the first of February, but the Other Pond at the Tick Park is still frozen solid enough to hold a gaggle of Canada geese.

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and so it begins

Here’s a welcome sight on the last day of January. A long way to go yet, but it’s a start.

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three blue cars

I was digging through my picture files and found three photos I’ve taken of interesting blue cars that don’t have much in common except for color.  Can you identify them? ( Hints: One is painted in its correct national racing … Continue reading

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new looks on the ol’ blog

You may have noticed a new look or two on the blog today.  I have updated the fonts, revised the header page structure, and added some new photographic header images, which are supposed to appear randomly.  Please let me know … Continue reading

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winter passing

We may nave missed the latest blizzard, but no black car is at its best at the end of a Midwestern January.

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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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