I mentioned that Eloise, an African Grey from the Refuge, is spending a couple of weeks at my house. She is a rather nervous bird – a feather picker, even. Kiwi the Grey makes her nervous, because she is always going airborne and Eloise… Continue Reading “Eloise and Shadow”
My pictures are all coming out blurry. I just cannot hold the thing steady enough. The other night, in my car, I was stopped at a light next to the forest preserve. There was a natural phenomena: the place flooded, then froze over. Have… Continue Reading “Taking Pictures with the Blackberry”
Over the holidays, my Chief IT Guy e-mailed to ask me to come into the office while I was on vacation. He was going to be in town from Washington and wanted to set up my shiny new Blackberry. I didn’t really need a… Continue Reading “Late Sort of Christmas Present”
You may have a gratuitous picture of the dog. This is Shadow, after his Christmas bone, in his favorite spot in the family room.
I hadn’t unpacked my bag yet, so my camera was with me at work. Our building had put up the Holiday decorations while I was gone, so I went to go take a picture of the tree for our employee newsletter. And maybe one… Continue Reading “Called into the Principal’s Office”
I took a short road trip for work that involved spending a night in Dixon, Illinois. Famous for being “the boyhood home of President Ronald Reagan”. This is one of those places too far away to randomly visit, but close enough that I am… Continue Reading “Dixon, Illinois”
You can’t possibly be interested in this, but I am practicing messing around with online photo album stuff. Because I can do that while I am watching TV. I can’t read books. Can’t even watch DVDs because there is Always. Something. On Cable. I… Continue Reading “Practicing Photo Stuff”
I am terrible at taking pictures. Mostly because I am lazy, but also because my eyes are obnoxiuously sensitive to light (no joke, that is a clinical diagnosis from the rock-star neurologist at ENH) so that I am either wearing sunglasses and unable to… Continue Reading “Indianapolis II”