Category Archives: other stuff

reference photographs: bottle caps

I need to learn how to draw a bottle cap, fast.  Here are some photographs I took this afternoon to use as photo references.  No idea whether these will be more useful at the drawing table (on my tablet? printed … Continue reading

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me

One of the best things about photography is that, because you are usually behind the camera, you very seldom appear in the photographs.  But a while ago, a friend of mine who has also taken up the art took a … Continue reading

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hulk poem costco

Our favorite poet returns with some thoughts on shopping in bulk: Hulk go Costco. Hulk buy frozen box samosas: Potato, chickpea, Chicken tikka masala inside. Three kinds Indian samosa. Big question:  Why everything taste better When free sample?

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the six inch zygo cactus

Otherwise known as the Christmas Cactus. There were quite a few of them in bloom at Menards today. As winter deepens, we take our flower photography where we find it.

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wade in the green water

It’s too cold for wading here in already-wintry Indiana. I don’t really want to write about the news any more, and while work is finally starting to go a little better, I don’t have anything ready to share. But I … Continue reading

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welcome to my world

This is the first post from the smol typer, as seen in yesterday’s post.  And what better topic to try out a new blogging tool on than a beautiful four color matchbox label. “The Globe” displays a lot of creative … Continue reading

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smol typer

(A new little creative tool, bought with pocket money in the Black Friday sales, is used to make a fragment of prose in the “bad science fiction” style. There is a photograph to go with it.)   I haz a … Continue reading

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seasonal tool exchange

Good bye, hose cart for soaking the new trees. Hello, snow shovels and the long brush for sweeping the satellite dish so we can watch TV.

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a new lens for the last of november

Today marks the arrival of a new lens– a short telephoto macro* for the Fujis, which is definitely giving Mischief a fresh outlook on the world.  Even on a cloudy, raw last day of November there are still plenty of … Continue reading

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fifteen years ago today

Fifteen years ago today, we brought home a Cardigan Welsh corgi puppy, black brindle with one white ear.  It was a very wise thing to do.

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