Monthly Archives: August 2010

Photo Quest #100 – Revision

IMG_0916.JPG – Photo Quest #100 #1.  Yellow hibiscus from Kona, Hawaii.  Editing:  cropped to achieve 1/3, 2/3 balance, tweaked colors, and increased satuation, brightness and contrast.  I was just shooting anything and everything when I took it, but I like … Continue reading

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BZTs and pears

A nice, quiet day in the country today.  Took a nap and did some computer work; paid bills, updated checkbook, etc.  Got three books that I had sold ready to be mailed.  I'm trying to move books and stuff that … Continue reading

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Spiced Pear Bread

IMG_1574.JPG – Vox We picked these pears from a tree at our son's house.  They weren't ripe, but I liked them that way.  I never have been fond of pears, and now I think I know why.  I was always … Continue reading

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I’m on Facebook!

One of my big accomplishments for the week was setting up my Facebook account.  I had resisted since I already had two email accounts and a blog to keep track of, but this will make it easier to keep track … Continue reading

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New quilt fabric

IMG_1584 Here's a shot of the label on the new charm pack of fabric that I ordered this week.  I was looking for a Moda charm pack that I had used to make a baby lovie two years ago because … Continue reading

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Late summer petunia

IMG_1565.JPG – Petunia – Vox Most of my petunias and other flowers have had it for this year.  This one is in a hanging basket on my porch, and I try to remember to water it every time I get … Continue reading

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Knee surgery update

No photos today.  My knee is looking better every day.  I went back to the doctor today and he cleared me to go back to work, so I guess I'll go.  I've rather liked being a home every day.  Oh, … Continue reading

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