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My First New Zealand Video Short

The sheer beauty of New Zealand is staggering. This New Zealand Video Short project presents two areas of that country: the Waimangu Volcanic Valley on the North Island, and Milford Sound, from Glenorchy to the Tasman Sea, on the South Island. Waimangu Volcanic Valley New Zealand Map On July 2, 2017, we hiked down the Volcanic Valley shooting photos and… Continue reading

Do You Really Want This?

I sincerely ask this question because this is the road we are rapidly traveling down. And the destination will be an America none of us will recognize at all. So, if we don’t want to live like this in the very near future, we have to do something about it now. Specifically, let’s talk about just 2 things for now:… Continue reading

Flush: Singularly Special and Pretentiously Precocious

I know that every “parent” thinks their beast is singularly special and pretentiously precocious—just like their children. I get that. But… Waldo, our beast, well… He really is. [wink] Most cats don’t like water. They do, however, like drinking from a fountain of moving water. We have learned that Waldo isn’t exactly like most cats. He’s at a stage in… Continue reading

Musterole: Near Death

Childhood Trauma When I was a young child, I frequently got terrible sore throats, chest colds, and sinus infections. I took enough antibiotics to kill every germ east of the Mississippi. One of the old-timers’ remedies of choice that was always said to be  “good for what ails ya” was this horrific suave called Musterole. The Musterole packaging reads: “America’s… Continue reading

The Current State of iPhonography

Some of you endured my anguished decision-making process over whether or not to buy the new, absurdly over-priced, iPhone X. Frankly I don’t give a hoot about the communications aspects of a smartphone. I care about the photographs and video the phone’s camera can create. And when I look back at how drastically far smartphone camera technology has come, I’m… Continue reading

Yay! Burger King Commercial Explains Net Neutrality

People are busy. Many haven’t even realized Trump’s FCC has already repealed net neutrality. And most people don’t even know what that means—YET! But guess, what? You soon will notice. You soon will care. You’re about to get ripped off even more by your big friends like Comcast. So Burger King created this really awesome commercial for the Whopper that… Continue reading