Monthly Archives: December 2013

Dear Blognosticator readers – all 60,000 of you

We have reached a milestone on this 31st day of December, 2013: 60,000 readers! Your continued interest in the blogs has been inspiring to me, and I thank each and every one of you. A lot of interesting topics have … Continue reading

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Pencil for Paper by 53

It’s a stylus with a rubber tip on both ends. It works with the Paper app on iPads. I absolutely love Paper, the app by 53. I have been using it for well over a year on my iPad, and … Continue reading

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’tis the season to make Biscotti and Photoshop masks

Every year about this time I get out my recipes and I make a load of biscotti to give away as gifts, and a few for myself. I love biscotti, and I love making them. Years ago I was given … Continue reading

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I’m going to be an energy magnate!

In my spare time, between teaching and preparing for a photo exhibition opening in February, I have been installing solar panels on my roof. I had decided to do this several years ago, and had found the price of the … Continue reading

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The 32,767-pixel limit: I should learn to read dialog boxes!

That didn’t work quite as planned. In my large scale printing project, I started late last night to print the first of 17 strips of my huge panoramic photo 44 inches by ten feet in length. My original photo is … Continue reading

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A do-it-myself take-up reel for a wide-format Epson printer

I’ve mentioned in a few of my recent blogs that I am preparing a photographic exhibition at the San Luis Obispo Museum of Art that opens on February 14, 2014. I’m in the thick of preparation now, making prints, mounting … Continue reading

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The Boy Mechanic rides a Faraday bike

As a kid I read The Boy Mechanic cover to cover many times, so many, in fact, that it’s almost worn out, as you can see in the photo, below: This is my tattered copy of The Boy Mechanic, published … Continue reading

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