Category Archives: Blitherings

Tourist Stop: Bodie, California

For what it’s worth, Josh and I went up Highway 395 to see what the Eastern Sierras has to hold. I’ve never been up there. We decided to visit Bodie, the old silver-mining ghost town. It was amazing – not … Continue reading

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Things Show Up At The Wrong Time: How to Move Your Photos to a New Drive Using Lightroom

My main HD is getting full, so before leaving on vacation, I decided to move and back up my photos onto an external drive. And then I found this video! I should have searched before doing . . . and … Continue reading

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Old Things, New Things

With film disappearing – and reappearing – it seems the only new cameras for film are made of plastic and don’t cost too much or else are quite expensive.  There is something to be said for both approaches, but the … Continue reading

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Summertime

“April is the cruelest month.”  Let’s change that to “July is the laziest month.” Normally I am always busy, but this past year the busy-ness of my life changed to just hanging on because of the work schedule.  In fall, … Continue reading

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Surprises

Yesterday was a nice day – trip into the San Fernando Valley and then to Glendale and Pasadena with a friend.  We visited the Norton Simon museum.  I haven’t been there in ages, and I think the last time I … Continue reading

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Another Walk on the Wild Side

Meetup groups can be a great way to make connections, to do and learn about new things.  Lately, I have been going on walks with the local Nature Conservancy group, and enjoying it immensely.  I am amazed at what I … Continue reading

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A Walk on the Wild Side

California is a land of contradiction.  Los Angeles sprawls 50 miles south of where I live, and yet there are wetlands nearby that serve as rest stops for migratory birds.  Locally, Ormond Beach, which is between the Seabee base in … Continue reading

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