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haiku for a late snowfall (illustrated)

March snow. The old dog Wanders in a figure eight; Does pretty good job.

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my little ??

Best treat name ever. (In one pound “pack leader”size!)  And the intended consumer, my little *dire* wolf.

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play in clay

  A partial portrait of someone who would much rather be playing in clay than posing for a photograph.  (Hint, there is a reason why his nicknames include both “Nose” and “Tail”. )  Or maybe it’s just a picture of … Continue reading

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watercolor corgi in the snow

The dire corgi trotting through the first snow yesterday, with a watercolor effect.  (Experienced photographers will already suspect what is going on here– full notes at the end of the post.)   (For photo geeks: yes, you guessed it, there’s … Continue reading

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testing, testing

Black Friday has worked its evil magic, and I have acquired a new and very inexpensive Device.  More on this Device as I finish assembling it– it is going to be a Productivity Device– but so far it connects to … 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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canopic jar

Among the many great treasures in the echoing maze of galleries that make up the Field Museum in Chicago, my very favorite is the little canopic jar*.  That’s because the head that makes up its lid, which is supposed to … 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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how big is a mammoth?

My biggest camera bag is called The Mammoth. How big is The Mammoth? About as big as a Dire Corgi.  (This is all getting very Pleistocene.) Digital art from a phone camera photograph, made with Pixlr. Brown recliner chair is … Continue reading

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