Monthly Archives: June 2009

Thinking about life

Actually, it’s more accurate to say I’m thinking about living things: there’s Ms. Robin, who, after a brief hiatus, has now returned to the nest she built in our patio umbrella . This will be her second brood this year, … Continue reading

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Farrah died today

We read that Farrah Fawcett died today. I’ve previously written about the connection I felt with Ms. Fawcett. I photographed her a couple of times when I worked in Hollywood in the 1980s, and we both were diagnosed with serious … Continue reading

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'Discontent providers'

Yesterday found us wrestling with the disaster that is the American print periodical business, and, in particular with the droves of newly unemployed, or underemployed writers and other ‘creatives.’ I opined that the problem isn’t that writers are no longer … Continue reading

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'Malcontent providers'

The phrase fairly popped off the screen in response to a post I’d made (citing ‘content providers’) on a list for tech writers. This list, as one can imagine, has been full of grief and worse as the recession forces … Continue reading

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Best WiFi hotspots in Menlo Park

We headed out this morning, once again bent on ‘generating content,’ but today the goal was text (aka a ‘story’), unlike yesterday’s mainly photo-oriented mission. We added our iPhone and trusty, if ancient, G4 Mac laptop to our toolbox with … Continue reading

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Back in the (now digital) saddle

So, as luck would have it, friend Scott and spouse Linda began chatting after Scott, Lily and I finished our walk last Thursday (or was it Tuesday). Anyway, I wasn’t listening, but there was some high-bandwidth communication going on, and … Continue reading

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Burning down the sky

I’m a black-and-white kind of guy – always have been. I started taking b&w pictures when I was 16 or so, and I’m not about to stop now. Scott dropped me a line asking me for advice about converting digital … Continue reading

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