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Where are the acorns?

I was observing the other day that after a couple of years of bumper crops of acorns, there are hardly any this year. It’s usually kind of a pain to rake our yard because...

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Metropolis

We went to see Alloy Orchestra perform their score at a screening of Metropolis last night. Wow! It was amazing! We were in the second row and could look down into the pit to...

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CWRU

Tom and I are off visiting college again. Today we visited Case Western Reserve in Cleveland. It’s not a school I knew much about until recently, but it seems pretty once. Tom described it...

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Zeff Photo

Another of my favorite photo supply stores is closing. I took Tom into Zeff at the beginning of the semester to stock up for his photography course. We went through the door and headed...

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D7000

About 6 1/2 years ago I finally replaced my film camera with a digital camera. The older camera was a Nikon FG which I got in 1982. That was Nikon’s first SLR with auto-exposure...

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More Photos

These are 2 prints I made today in Photo. I took both pictures at the Head of the Charles. This isn’t actually what the negatives look like. I actually exposed the paper for half...

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Modern Dance at the Tsai Performance Center

Last night we went to see Aszure Barton & Artists at the Tsai Performance Center. The Boston Celebrity Series can be counted on to have top dance ensembles, like the Mark Morris Dance Group...

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Photo 1

This was a print I did for my first assignment for my photo 1 class this year. The entire class is taught with film cameras. We have a separate class for digital photography. We...

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Trick or Treat, Part 2

We didn’t get any trick-or-treaters this year. Instead, these guys showed up: They slowly cruised down the street with a big spotlight aimed at the wires. Every time they found a branch tangled in...

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Trick or Treat

We got 3 or 4 inches of heavy wet snow Saturday night. It did a lot of damage because the trees hadn’t yet gotten ready for winter. The oaks in particular were hit pretty...