Category Archives: other stuff

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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a very dire phone camera

While cleaning some of the junk out of my phone’s photo files (chorus: why in the world did I take a picture of that???), I found this extremely worthwhile image.  What could be so profound and significant than a closeup … Continue reading

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martian tartan

Did you know that Mars has its own tartan? It does–it’s the rather handsome pattern of (Mars) red and (water of life) blue, with four green lines (for being the fourth planet from the Sun), and a white line (for … Continue reading

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didn’t catch it!

I’ve never actually played Pokemon Go, but I think I saw a tall blue one this afternoon while walking the Dire Corgi. I didn’t catch it, and neither did the dog.

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