Breakthrough

Yesterday I was itching to leave the house for a short afternoon photo trip. But I was also working on a church app for a couple days and I had reached another roadblock where I could not get through. I started this React Native app, for iOS and Android, close to the end of 2020. …

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Bernie

Sunday afternoon I was talking it over with Hutch about my thoughts, over a span of four weeks, to take pictures at my friend’s delayed retirement service and the after-service meet-and-greet. I said to him that I had decided not to take pictures but then moments before the service I saw that I just wanted …

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Yellow-orange sky

I’m borrowing a Fujifilm X100S camera for the week to see if I like it. I want to try Fuji film simulation recipes on it and understand if I like that process. Here’s a few photos from the sky this evening without any adjustments. I had stepped outside with my smartphone to catch the light …

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Civil Air Patrol

My dad, Neal, had served in the United States Army in 1959 as a mathematician for calculating the launch of missiles before computers were integrated. He was a brilliant math, chemistry, and computer teacher. He also had a private pilot’s license and would take off from corn fields in Michigan and a small airport in …

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Flowers from the garden

It’s 77°F outside and working in that heat made it feel like 80°F. I was sweating when I finished fixing the pickets on the deck. I walked about the garden while the sun beat down on my black cap.

Where to put it?!

In my high school years, my friends introduced me to the many aspects of owning an amateur radio. The first time I saw my friends the Hunters they were holding these small handheld Kenwood radios, and it interested me, but when they told me about them it just went over my head. They told me …

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Walking down the driveway

Finally getting out of the house this afternoon after working on a website redesign most of the day and going out early this morning on an errand. It’s another sunny breezy cloudy day. The wind is knocking the metal pipe chimes about.