Monthly Archives: October 2017

What’s Your Favorite Writing Song?

“Paperback Writer” by the Beatles seems obvious but 4 Non Blonde’s “What’s Up” has always struck me as the most powerful song about creativity desperately trying to express itself: And so I cry sometimes When I’m lying in bed just … Continue reading

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Feeling Humble Today

Got the latest issue of Outdoor California (external link) yesterday and I am feeling both pride and humility. I enjoyed seeing my two articles in the issue, of course, but there is something more than that. I am proud of … Continue reading

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Where Do They Get The Time?

From Woody Allen’s Stardust Memories: Sandy Bates: But shouldn’t I stop making movies and do something that counts, like-like helping blind people or becoming a missionary or something? Voice of Martian: Let me tell you, you’re not the missionary type. … Continue reading

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Poll: Would You Consider LinkedIn For Seeking Freelance Work?

LinkedIn starts at $24.95 a month. Would you consider it for seeking freelance work? If you are using it right now, and you’ve been successful, vote yes.

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A Few Photography Tips On Storing And Reviewing Files

I’m a reluctant professional photographer. I say that because I am paid for the photographs I take to go along with the articles I write. But I ┬ádon’t have the patience or temperament that a true professional has, someone who … Continue reading

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The Mojave Desert In One Picture

My road trip through the Mojave proved successful but I’ll be going back soon. Just one picture from my trip. This is the Mojave Trail Road, along the Mojave River, some miles outside of Newberry Springs. Click here for a … Continue reading

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News and Notes

I’m happy to report I’m working on another outdoor magazine assignment. I’ll be traveling soon to the Mojave Desert to start taking photographs and to conduct interviews. Looks like the weather will be good. I’ve also been asked to submit … Continue reading

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