Rain, Wind, and Snow
The forecast says that temperatures in Redding are going to plummet
down into the 80s and the mountains will get snow, tomorrow and Monday.
some pictures of Lassen today with the TZ3 and the FZ5. In a couple of
days, when I can see it again, it should be covered with a fresh coat of
the mockingbird, out by Dorothy’s garden, is beginning to get desperate
for a mate. I saw him and a blue jay doing a courting fly and dance
Mockingbird serenades everybody he sees.
are a’ popping in the garden. From the looks of things, some of them
are just getting started. They make wonderful test subjects for
comparing distinctly different qualities of pictures taken with the
cameras in my collection.
so many fun things to do, it’s hard not to do them all at once. I am
reading the new Stephen King and the new James Patterson books
simultaneously, (not at the exact same time, but alternating them each
time I read while eating, or before I go to sleep).
I enjoy finding new ways to photograph the food I eat. This morning’s breakfast was every bit as good as it looks in the picture.
was the last day of the Treehouse rummage sale. I saw a radio
controlled, Stuart Little roadster that was roasting out in the sun. It followed me home. I
I took this
picture just now, using the iPod Touch. I am really loving all these
gizmos that I get to use for communication and illustration. This is in
addition to the purpose for which I got the iPod. Initially I bought it
to use as an auxiliary digital audio recorder.
I have used it to record HD videos and time-lapse sequences. I have used the iPod Touch as a heart
rate monitor, a picture and video editor, a phone, FaceTime and Skype device,
musical instruments, drawing and painting programs, voice transcriber,
bar code reader, TV and movie viewer, a star finder, internet browser,
decibel meter, email, and...well, you get the idea.
watched TV for a couple of weeks, but I am staying up to date on world
events. I have taken the time to educate myself regarding the issues and
people that I get to vote for in the Presidential primary election on
if I would vote differently had I been listening to people shouting on
the TV and radio instead of reading the various proposals, candidates
positions, and their qualifications?
Today’s Instructive Video;