WHEN A BEATING SOUNDS BETTER THAN A LECTURE

One day (true story), my granddaughter told her father she would prefer that he would beat her because almost anything would be an improvement over another lecture. The lecture was TWICE as long. There are times in life for children, adults, and dogs when your best bet is shutting up and pretending you are paying … Continue reading WHEN A BEATING SOUNDS BETTER THAN A LECTURE

MY EVEREST: THIRTY YEARS OF SAN DIEGO HIKING (WITH DOGS!) – MARTHA KENNEDY

My Everest: Thirty Years of San Diego Hiking (With Dogs!) Kindle and Paperback August 29, 2017 Author: Martha Kennedy I don't like reviewing books written by friends. What if I don't like it? Will they hate me if I can't give them a great review? Authors take book reviews personally. We aren't supposed to, but … Continue reading MY EVEREST: THIRTY YEARS OF SAN DIEGO HIKING (WITH DOGS!) – MARTHA KENNEDY

ODDBALLS – NEW EFFECTS USING TOPAZ FILTERS

Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge: February 11, 2018 I'm pleased with these effects. For the first time, I created the effects I wanted. Not from scratch -- I'm not that talented. I found basic designs I liked, but weren't quite "it." The originals were in black & white. I wanted color in a graphic sketch … Continue reading ODDBALLS – NEW EFFECTS USING TOPAZ FILTERS

NOSTRADAMUS OF NONSENSE – TOM CURLEY

A couple of weeks ago, Ellin and I watched the Golden Globes. Normally we don’t much care who wins or loses, but for the past few years I’ve been getting “screener” copies of all the movies nominated for all the award shows. We watch as many as we care to watch and can always watch … Continue reading NOSTRADAMUS OF NONSENSE – TOM CURLEY