And Other Heady Matters
at the Treehouse, the administration put on the annual mad Hatter’s tea
party. There were hats aplenty, and the staff members decorated tables
with various themes.
fresh fruit, various ‘biscuits’, plus cake and ice cream. The winners
of the treasure hunt got their prizes. The people who had birthdays this
month got flowers, birthday cards, and everybody sang happy birthday.
There were winners for the best hats, and a good time was had by all.
We were told
the story of why they were called mad Hatter’s. It had to do with the
volatile organic compounds that they were worked with, such as arsenic,
mercury, and other dangerous materials. The constant exposure caused
insanity and an early demise.
volatile organic compounds, John put the final coat of varnish on the
new cello and it is looking very nice. It won’t be long before it will
be ready to produce beautiful music in the hands of the right cellist.
afternoon/early evening sunlight was just perfect for the kind of
photographs I was looking for today. With just the right angle and
frequency of light, subjects come alive in the sensors of the Panasonic
Lumix TZ3 camera.
Flowers, butterflies, bees, and trees were all there where I could point the camera and capture images that I find delightful.
a bee climb up from the inside of a flower, stick out its tongue, and
use its foot to wipe off something that tasted bad. You don’t see that
All in all, it was a very pleasant day.
some experiments with a new photography app for the iPod Touch. They
look pretty good, but I will have to keep experimenting until I can
learn to make them ‘blog worthy’ before they will appear here.
another video that I made with the iPod Touch to share with you. I hope
you like it. I uploaded it to my Blip TV account, because YouTube seems
to be having trouble completing the uploading of these 720p HD videos.
If you don’t see the player, click HERE.
Just A Little Eccentric