Late for the eclipse

For once, insomnia failed me and I did not stay up or wake up for the lunar eclipse at 2:45 AM or so Central Time. I did take photos anyway with the Sony Cybershot and caught night clouds on the move instead. The first shot shows a cloud reflection rather than the moon. the last […]

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Feeling lucky

I have enough of a poem backlog now that I really have to send out poetry packets again. My plan was to wait until POETRY Magazine answered back on the group of poems I sent them and then use each of those poems to seed a new packet, but they haven’t responded yet, and it’s […]

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Redbud in full bloom

It is going to storm today for sure, so here I am at 8:00 AM or so, getting this done before the storm blows the blossoms to the ground.

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Returning growth

Seen here, a cluster of violets that a past owner let stay between the hostas and the lamb’s tail.

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Redbud

Same day and time (early morning), but different angles. the second photo also uses the grain filter so that the blossoms show up pink, like they do in person. Without it, the photo is all shape and little color, which I suppose is all right too.

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Accidental photos

The wink function with Glass can result in some accidental photos, some of which surprise me.

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Transitional spring

The frost this morning was heavy enough to give crisp edges to the clover and grass.

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PAD Update

It’s day 8 of the Poem a Day Challenge and I’m still on track. I must say though, that today’s poem wrung me out a bit. The prompt was to write a violent poem and to write a peaceful poem; it turned out to be one of those poems where I don’t know if it’s […]

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Current reading

Just barely out is Shannon R. Wooden and Ken Gillam’s Pixar’s Boy Stories: Masculinity in a Postmodern Age. This is an important addition to any gender studies bookshelf.

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