So, the Great Minds of WordPress asked: "What’s the longest stretch you’ve ever pulled off of posting daily to your blog? What did you learn about blogging through that achievement, and what made you break the streak?" Well, now that's a fine question. I was reading CHRONICLES OF AN ANGLO SWISS and realized while I was answering … Continue reading NEVER BEEN BIG ON BINGO
I know it snowed last Thanksgiving too because I have photographic evidence, but I don't remember. I know it was a terrible and long winter. That it was bitterly cold before Halloween and stayed cold until the middle of March. It's not so cold this year. It has actually been a bit warmer than usual, … Continue reading SNOW ON THANKSGIVING (AGAIN)
Convicted in the Court of Public Innuendo, comment by Rich Paschall It doesn't take much for radio shock jocks and tabloid publications to go on the attack. If the story seems scandalous enough, or perhaps even just a little, the social media junkies have a field day as well. Re-postings of blogs of no particular merit start … Continue reading GUILTY AS CHARGED
The Daily Post offered this prompt today: Under the Snow -- You were caught in an avalanche. To be rescued, you need to make it through the night. What thought(s) would give you the strength to go through such a scary, dangerous situation? But ... Bill Brown at Evil Squirrel's Nest proffered this juicy idea: You’re out on the street one day minding … Continue reading CRAZED SQUIRREL DEFEATED BY BAVARIAN CREME (FILM AT 11)
Converge Photos are visual spaces where shapes and lines, objects, and people come together. Geometrically rich photos bring together distinct forms into a single visual surface. In other words, shooting towards a vanishing point. Which is how I do most of my photographs. That's what makes them visually interesting. Of course, it also makes this difficult to … Continue reading WHERE IT ALL COMES TOGETHER
It appears to be the end of the road for me and Windows. I'm just bought what I suspect will be my last Windows machine, the most powerful Alienware computer I could configure -- or afford. It had better last a long time. I've tried using Windows 8.1 on Microsoft tablets (two of them) as well as my friend's desktop. … Continue reading END OF THE WINDOWS ROAD?
Cee’s Which Way Photo Challenge: 2014 #22 This challenge is dedicated to the paths, roads, rails and waterways by which we travel. We are a nation of roads. To our bones, we love our cars, love being in control of our travel. Today, I celebrate roads and cars.