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Fiat 500e (OJ) Has an Issue

Our new Fiat 500e: OJ First, I love our electric Fiat 500e. It’s small. No, it’s tiny1. It fits anywhere. It’s easy to park. Like any electric car, it drives smoothly and responsively with a great deal of torque. It’s just the perfect urban, city-dwellers’ car. But it has a huge issue, and I mean huge! It’s designed to be… Continue reading

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Here we have it Shooting a Time Lapse Shooting a Time Lapse After the Snow Storm The Remarkables After the Snow Storm at Sunset Snow Video Screenshot Screenshot from upcoming snow video: On the way to breakfast OverlaysShareTweetPreviousNextPreviousNext… Continue reading

The New Patriotism

My post is not intended to anger anybody. I’m the one who is angry. I literally grow angrier every week. In this post I share my perspective: some of what makes me angry. You see, I sense the careful crafting of a new idea I’m calling The New Patriotism. The New Patriotism is being born as our democracy, our representative… Continue reading

California Typewriter (Movie Review & Reflection)

California Typewriter: 100% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes. I didn’t know anything got 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. But California Typewriter did. And it’s well-deserved. My reflection, though a bit long, explains some of the reasons why! My Digital Technology Prequel My iPad this morning 85 updates available. Are you serious? This never-ending, built from the ground up, cyclical process promises re-invented… Continue reading

Cinemagraph and Plotagraph

I’m late to this, but I find it interesting enough to share. I suspect that if information about Cinemagraph and Plotagraph didn’t break through the digital noise and get my attention, the same may be true for others who might find it interesting. Plus, I make a recommendation for the software developers at the end. Broad Strokes Cinemagraph begins with… Continue reading

Too Much Volumizing Shampoo and Conditioner

Steve, ever the optimist, uses volumizing shampoo and conditioner. I’ve been telling him he is using a tad too much, but he will not listen to me. So, What are you actually looking at… This is actually a still iPhone photo of Steve being silly in a fabric story, pretending the pink furry fabric is his hair. Yes, it’s a… Continue reading

Welcoming Waldo, a New Beast, into the Family

We decided it was time to add another feline to the family. Ten years ago this month we adopted Conrad the Kat from Good Mews, a no-kill cat shelter that keeps about 100 cats at a time. We went back about 3 weeks ago.1 While we will never de-claw a cat, we need to protect our leather furniture from cat… Continue reading

The Dead Sea from Tzvika Stein’s DJI Mavic Pro

I’ve not been able to fly my Mavic Pro for a couple of months, and I’m missing it terribly. Hopefully, I’ll be able to get back to it in a week or two. In the meantime, enjoy these beautiful photos of the desolate and dangerous Dead Sea as shot from Tzvika’s Mavic Pro. I was equally interested in his comments… Continue reading

The Time Machine

I had no idea that electricity is actually a time machine! The disadvantage of living in an area with so many beautiful old trees is that during a storm, they blow over onto the power lines. This year we have had over a half dozen old trees fall in the neighborhood. Some have badly damaged, even completely destroyed houses. One… Continue reading