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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Waves from Hawaii

It's been a long time since I have posted any of my Hawaii photographs.  Too much other stuff going on.  Here are some shots from our last day on the island, so they are all south of Kona.  2010_04_03 – … Continue reading

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Crabapple Jelly

IMG_1527.JPG – Crabapples for jelly – Vox Crabapple jelly is easy to make.  Since crabapples have a lot of natural pectin, they will set up without added pectin, as long as they are not too ripe.  We shook ours from … Continue reading

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Knee surgery update with picture

2010_08_04 – Wednesday 004 It's been four and a half weeks now since my surgery and I only have one more day of physical therapy.  I go back to the doctor on Tuesday. When I first wake up in the … Continue reading

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