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cool camera!

Start with an oooh, and stretch it way out: “Oooh … cool camera!”. It is, rather– the F3T is the titanium bodied version of the great Nikon F3 all manual pro camera of the early 1980s.  It was super strong … Continue reading

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today at target

All the diet soda in the world!  Also sweatpant shorts, protein bars ($5 Target card if you buy 3), and one of those little RFID blocking things you put in your wallet to keep identity thieves from stealing your credit … Continue reading

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does a dog have buddha nature?

In my phone’s picture roll today, a cat may not look at a king, but accidental positioning made it seem like a dog was looking at Budai, or Ho Tei, the folkloric figure people call the Laughing Buddha.  (Kekionga fans … Continue reading

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the magenta ghost

Once again, a certain house I know and love (not my own residence, thank whatever) has made yet another of my cameras change its white balance without warning.  Today the camera was my faithful phone camera, and it happened in … Continue reading

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a dire corgi, in a garden, with a cube

I am preparing my first Cubeumentary (Cube-O-Mentary), depicting the construction of our new sidewalk as seen through the fisheye lens of the Polaroid Cube toy camera.  So please stand by– the Cube-O-Mentary will only be seen here!  (Once the sidewalk … Continue reading

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big texas meat claws

Another use for the best multipurpose tool since the Swiss Army knife (that’d be the phone camera*): word and phrase collection.  Every writer needs to be aware of ambient, atmospheric words, the words we breathe and eat and swallow as … Continue reading

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rival vehicles sighted!

On a recent trip to Chicago, I was able to photograph two bitter rivals facing off, nose to nose in a hotel parking lot. Or at least, that’s what it it looked like.  Perhaps, despite appearances, the new Planter’s Nutmobile … Continue reading

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household appliance disappointment

Here’s an idea: a washing machine with a decent sized LCD video monitor.  Yes, the portrait orientation is a bit odd, and it’s monochrome, but I don’t think its logical audience will be bothered by either.  Because, really, what is … Continue reading

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dolphin gray mica

“Dolphin Gray Mica” is the manufacturer’s name for the color of this small Japanese sedan.  It’s a 2013 Mazda 3 Sport, and the color is really rather pretty when you see the car in person.  It’s basically a medium grey, … Continue reading

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reviews in general: a hyundai accent

Car week continues with a slapdash first impressions review of a vehicle we had an unexpected chance to drive around in for a while on Wednesday afternoon.  Car: Hyundai Accent.  Configuration: 5 door hatchback. Year: I dunno, pretty recent.  It … Continue reading

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