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About thomasfarley01

Freelance writer specializing in outdoor subjects, particularly rocks, gems and minerals.

Pushing Pixels Part Two

 

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More Pushing Pixels

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The Ballad of the Thin Man by Bob Dylan

For all those who know what is going on but act like they don’t. Ballad of a Thin Man by Bob Dylan lyrics You walk into the room with your pencil in your hand You see somebody naked and you … Continue reading

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Time Well Spent (repost)

Editor’s Note. Tim died three years ago. “The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.” Jack London Another friend has died. … Continue reading

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Enigmata Esoterica in Goldfield, Nevada

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My Cat Has Mono

Monochrome disease, that is. A complicated problem, not simply black and white. When a cat has lost its colors, it might just be good night. My silver tabby cat has more stripes today, thanks to the shadow lines thrown by … Continue reading

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America’s Favorite Victim

The title of America’s Favorite Victim was first awarded to Mabel Norman in 1913 for her role in Barney Oldfield’s Race for a Life.   Jamie Lee Curtis won the title for the entirety of the 1970s when she starred … Continue reading

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Maybe Swainsons Hawks?

Downtown Pahrump, Nye County, Nevada. Calvada Eye Park.

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1980’s Color Choices

Okay, let’s just mix all those electric color choices of the 80s into a bucket and then wash in something that looks like blue lava. Princess Ardala of the Draconian Empire. The only reason to watch the 1979/1980 Buck Rogers … Continue reading

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8MM Video Tape — Baby Duck Footage

As Orson Welles would have put it, “Name me a person who objects to baby duck footage — I defy you!” SonyHandycam. Not the realism of 4K video but conveys the truth of the pond water better.

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