Monthly Archives: April 2021

Looking back: A blog retrospective; Part 1- cartoons… part 1…

I am going to do a series of short videos of images from old posts, broken down by content theme. It is going to be weird, so I figured I would start with a cartoon theme. Enjoy.

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Droning on; version 2.0… part 4… The childhood blues variant…

Drone flight in the hills overlooking the San Francisco Bay Area, and the elementary school I went to as a child, with some blues as a background music track, that I noodled along with on my guitar, using that Spark … Continue reading

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Digital art?… part 11…

The Sea Hawk. The Star Hawk. The Art Hawk. The Ink Hawk. The Twisty Hawk. The Sketchy Hawk. The Painted Hawk.

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Digital art?… part 10…

Never go bird watching on acid… The next post in this series will just be digitally-enhanced versions of this photo of a young Redtail hawk I took when I was at my mom’s house in the Bay Area at Christmas… … Continue reading

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Droning on; version 2.0… part 3… Probing questions…

Oh man, I crack me up.

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Some plant photos, just to clear them off my phone…

The banana flowers are blooming again. I doubt they are actually called banana flowers, but they sure look like tiny bananas. And I spotted this weed that looks like a fractal. I don’t know what kind of weed it is. … Continue reading

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I have been so busy talking about stuff I got for Christmas that I forgot to talk about the stuff I got for my birthday… the final chapter… the Spark amp…

Oh yeah… I got a Spark amp. If you don’t know what that is, you should Google it. There should be some more music on the way before long.

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I have been so busy talking about stuff I got for Christmas that I forgot to talk about the stuff I got for my birthday… part 2… the masks…

I know, these days you don’t think of that kind of mask, but don’t worry, I got some pandemic-themed ones too… Yup. I told you. I love the angry chimpanzee one! But not as much as that one.

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I have been so busy talking about stuff I got for Christmas that I forgot to talk about the stuff I got for my birthday… part 1… the crystal balls…

It turns out that this is a thing now. You take photos through crystal balls, and get a weird fish-eye effect. I didn’t even know about this as a thing. But I got a set for my birthday. They come … Continue reading

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Droning on; version 2.0… part 2…

The first flight of my second drone. Notice that I am controlling the flight and the camera on my own, with just a little advice from my daughter’s boyfriend. Notice how stable the camera is, how good the quality of … Continue reading

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