Monthly Archives: December 2016

Merry Christmas and a Happy and Holy Hanukkah

To everyone who reads these posts, I wish you the best in the coming year. May it be filled with fruitful writing and may all of us come together in peace.

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2017: The Year of the Photograph

While I still want to be busy writing, the year 2017 promises to be the year of the photograph. Although my photos have been publishable, I do want to get better. That applies especially to macro photographs, something I know … Continue reading

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Google Search Trick

I discovered yesterday that Google was returning results from all years by default. I changed that so Google will return results no more than a year old. Use this trick with caution if you are doing deep research. 1. Search … Continue reading

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Requiem for a Camera

A camera of my youth died today and I am sad. One of my Dad’s cameras, the little Olympus Pen F was something I borrowed from time to time to capture moments of my late teens and early 20’s. I … Continue reading

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Another Article Submitted

Just completed another article for Rock&Gem Magazine (internal link). With luck they will accept it, like they have my three other articles. This was a difficult piece¬†because my rough draft ran over 4,500 words and the magazine’s limit was 3,000. … Continue reading

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Not So Guilty Pleasure

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon was on TV tonight. Beautiful and brooding. I’d like to write a screenplay someday but I am unsure how to proceed.¬†I’m daunted by an unknown, highly structured format. I’m told software exists to make the process … Continue reading

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