Category Archives: Blitherings

People

I don’t tend to photograph people, preferring the outdoors and flowers.  However, people watching is a great past time, and getting portraits, candid or otherwise, of family or strangers, shows the diversity of the world in a face.

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Train Ride

Trains are not a common form of transportation where I live.  To go anywhere, you get in the car.  Fortunately, some thought has been given to how the area I live in was planned; it did not “just grow” (like … Continue reading

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Some Yarn at Last, or, Asta Sollilja

Beginning mid-December, I started this sweater, designed by Kate Davies, and available in her book Yokes.   Asta Sollilja is a sweater derived from traditional Icelandic sweaters, but with waist-shaping (not that I have much of one!) and short rows to make … Continue reading

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N LEG

N LEG Now ON loved sweet MLE, And quite B9 was F8 B4 he did with NRG SA to AV8. He flew with EZ XTC, Nor NE did XL; A B caused him one day, ah me! 2 DV8, he … Continue reading

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Manipulations in Photography, or, Dropped Match

Part of me is just a purist – photography should be straight forward, SOOC, with some – but not a lot of – modifications.  However, blending and layering different images and textures is not something in my repertoire.  I don’t … Continue reading

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Crustless Ricotta Spinach Pie

Crustless Ricotta Spinach Pie 4 eggs 1 c. heavy cream 1. c. whole milk ricotta cheese 1. c. grated Swiss, Jarlsberg, or Emmenthaler cheese 1 bunch of baby spinach, washed, rinsed, chopped, and squeezed as dry as possible Fresh nutmeg … Continue reading

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Portrait of the Pears

The other day I went shopping deliberately for fruit to shoot.  Food photography can be fun, but it does require more of a set up than I use when I am shooting pictures as I work in the kitchen.  I … Continue reading

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