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before and after

A frosting color palette for another double batch of Land O Lakes butter cookies.  The blue is the first one I’ve found that really works: one drop of the neon blue.  The orange is still a work in progress; this … Continue reading

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hydrangeas in december

I’m obsessed with hydrangeas, photographically, at least.  Luckily I live in an established neighborhood with lots of old gardens full of an amazing variety of hydrangeas, and since I am on good terms with most of my neighbors I can … Continue reading

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good advice

On this busy day (I’m working on your Winter Holiday present), a wander through the phone camera’s galleries found this gem of good advice.  Let’s be careful out there. Question of the day: is the phone camera archive really a … 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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more wrestling action! from the moose lodge

Let’s get ready to (small scale) rumble!  Here are some action shots from my famous “wrestling at the Moose Lodge” shoot of last Sunday.  TV wrestling this was not, but its more intimate distances made for some most interesting photographic … Continue reading

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wrestling at the moose lodge

Pro wrestling.  At the local Moose Lodge.  Not necessarily an inviting invitation at first glance, but my husband pointed out that I could take my small camera.  Heck, a challenge is a challenge, right?  It might be interesting. It was … Continue reading

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music from the tiny desk

Here in Kekionga we’re big fans of that great gospel flavored rhythm and blues band from Alabama, St.Paul and the Broken Bones.  When they played the Manitou this fall, they pretty much blew the roof of the place.  Took this … Continue reading

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origami on a toothpick

Somebody at the Chinese buffet folded a tiny origami cube out of a scrap of blue paper and displayed it on a toothpick. (Close up with the New Phone Camera, cropped and tweaked a bit in post on the newly … Continue reading

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exposure compensation– in neon

Although it is modest and subtle (for neon), the sign in the window of the local Chinese buffet has always been a personal favorite.  Its design has a heraldic quality, as if it is filled with obscure symbolic meaning.It looked … Continue reading

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december first

It’s the first of December, an important first of the month.  It’s the last month of year, the first month that it’s really winter, and it’s the date when most of us really have to face up to the dreaded … Continue reading

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