Monthly Archives: May 2013

Aikido Winter Camp 2013

For the past few years, some of the women that train with Wing have asked me to come on down, so this year, I did. Stopped and took some photo on the way down. Foggy Mooing Morning Hey, Why the … Continue reading

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Putting the Kenko 1.4x extender to use

“Supermoon” May 25 2013 with a little cloud cover – Canon 5DMkIII, Kenko Pro 300 DGX 1.4x, EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 L IS USM. Hand held. Not too shabby. With a bit of cloud cover.

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Day started off too damned early

I dreamt I overslept and woke up at 4am, and just could not get back to sleep. So, I stayed up and did some photo sorting, and CF/SD Card clearing. Waiting for Wing to get up as I wanted to … Continue reading

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This was the first SciFi book I ever read

I read this when I was a kid, and I guess you could say this book started me off on speculative fiction, science fiction, and fantasy books. (No, not bodice ripper fantasies) I managed to find a copy of it … Continue reading

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That was a bit odd

I just got a phone call, from someone purporting to want to know if I was teaching dance classes. I politely said no, that since accident/surgery we no longer teach, and that I was surprised that this number was still … Continue reading

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Dear Republican Party

Dear Republicans; I type this out in hopes to appeal to the last iota of humanity in you. Now is not the time for you to strong arm a president that doesn’t fit what you deem a proper president should … Continue reading

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Let’s see who blinks first. (I already have three other sites bookmarked so won’t be me)

The first time I got a rather crushed parcel from you, I chalked it up to poor shipping and handling, or maybe because of your having to inspect the goods. I’ve gotten three shipments from your service in crushed boxes, … Continue reading

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Guess I found one of the reasons that laptop was ‘retired’

After much looking around and trying to get my old Toshiba to access the internet (aka the iinet Dial up number was busy each time I tried) I decided to transfer the files I wanted to keep by using Zip … Continue reading

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Because of Adobe’s idiocy of mandatory subscription only

I’ve been in contact with the makers of Nik software. All of the older versions of their plugins work with other than Adobe products, but only 2 of the new versions of them work with other than Adobe products. With … Continue reading

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Some Macro Photography

Wing brought us up to Hyde Park to do some macro photography. I brought my extension rings so I could get some really up close images. Over all, quite pleased with the results. Next time, I will bring a monopod … Continue reading

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