Monthly Archives: September 2019

From My Book: Places to Visit and Collect in The Southwest

October 24, 2019 The latest version of this file will always be at my rockhounding site: https://southwestrockhounding.com/sw-travel-list/ Here’s the latest version of my Places to Visit or Collect in the Southwest: SW_Places_To_Visit_Or_Collect_9_         Update: November 7, 2019 … Continue reading

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Book Dead

“Dear Tom, I finally got all of the decision-makers in the same room – (same virtual room – via telephone) who would be working on this book.  Unfortunately, the consensus was that we  probably wouldn’t make sufficient money to make … Continue reading

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Ken Burns’ New PBS Series on Country Music

Twentieth century American music began and ended with Hank Williams. Apologies to Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong, Nina Simone, Frank Sinatra, and Elvis Presley. I Saw the Light is America’s Amazing Grace. Your Cold, Cold Heart is the best song ever … Continue reading

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Pfeiffer Beach Sand, Monterey County, California

I’m trying to learn my microscope. These are single focus shots; as I learn more I will get to know photo stacking which will result in the entire field being in focus. If I do it right. If you enjoy … Continue reading

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Self-Portraits With A Camera — Do You Have One?

Rei Aijylle Abenoja Estemera is a high school student who just started a blog focused on photography. I know that because she liked my last post so I checked out her site. Her self-portrait with a camera startled me and … Continue reading

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Going Bow-Wow For Bauhaus

It’s the one hundredth anniversary of the Bauhaus School (internal link) and *Wallpaper Magazine continues to be a fine resource for discovering more about this historic event. They review a Berlin Bauhaus exhibit at this URL: https://www.wallpaper.com/design/original-bauhaus-berlin-exhibition-review This is just … Continue reading

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