Category Archives: writing

 insulted camels

Today I made some digital art/ out of a layout that was insulting to camels/ (accidentally, I hope.)

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midwestern pagoda

A hanging lucky elephant and a tilted gutter transform an old house with gingerbread decorations into a Midwestern pagoda.  The real world is Kekionga is the real world. (Street photography with the “wrong” lens– the 100mm macro on a flower … Continue reading

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me

Any self portrait I make in any medium is likely to be cryptic and symbolic in the extreme. Selfies are not my thing.  I am not my favorite photographic subject. The best thing about being behind the camera is never … Continue reading

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fifty superheroes: numbers 10 and 11

Heroes ten and eleven are the first superteam in the Fifty Superheroes Universe.  (Which is apparently a thing.) The Venn Siblings are pretty clearly in the “Wonder Twin” class: a pair of sibs whose individual powers combine to create effects … Continue reading

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essential neighborhood characters

If you have domestic animals in your story, whether in fiction or real life, you have a neighborhood veterinarian. And every vet practice needs an office cat. This is Bumper, newly employed in that position at our own vet’s office.

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ok?

I’m personally not 100% sure that everything’s OK.  But if you can’t believe a tree stump, a pile of wood chips, some rocks and some dandelions, a set of wrought iron lawn furniture, and a purple house with matching garage, … Continue reading

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fifty superheroes: number 9

The fifty sketchbook superheroes return with a traditional flying heroine, the awesome Flying Wing.  Her costume is a classic Golden Age “girl’s” costume, with a modest chainmail bodice, little skirt, leotard under costume and oversized gauntlets and boots.  As a … Continue reading

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hulk make moon

Happy Hulk meet big goal photography: moon caught branches backyard tree. (Photography and poetry combine: Hulk and I have photographed the moon!  The “Loony 11” method was used, more or less.)

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new fountain pen: twisbi eco broad nib

Pen test!  I liked the TWSBI Eco with an Extra Fine nib that I bought last summer, so when the time came to buy more ink this spring, it was easy to throw a broad nibbed TWSBI into my shopping … Continue reading

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fifty superheroes: number 8

Every group (collection, legion, league, pack) of superheroes has a flying hero called “The Angel”.  Its sort of a requirement.  This guy is probably using the name ironically– his feathered, taloned , birdlike body hardly resembles the pretty-pretty take on … Continue reading

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