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Just Crazy Hard to Do [Updated]

Once again I feel tormented by technology. I needed to install Windows XP on my old MacBook Pro, late 2008. Yes, I’ve finally stumbled upon an app I need to use that is only available on Windows! God have mercy! I decided that I wasn’t going to spend a dime on this project, hence my […]

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Magic Stones in Balance-4 by Michael Grab

Stunning Doesn’t Adequately Describe…

the amazing work of “gravity glue” artist, Michael Grab. I have always been an enthusiast of the beautiful equilibrium of improbable rock stacks, but Michael’s work takes this mystic artistry to a whole new level! Not only is his ability to balance odd shaped rocks in equilibrium unprecedented, the photography of his work is also stunning! You […]

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Timothy Higgins – Principal Trombone, San Francisco Symphony

Another Random Conversation

Night at the San Francisco Symphony… Mahler‘s 3rd Symphony is about an hour and fifty minutes long with no intermission. Our seats are in the middle of the row. So, I minimized liquids at dinner, went to the bathroom twice before the concert began, and remained standing until the concert master appeared. There were two […]

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Cathedral Rock (HDR)

Well, It’s Finally Here…

The hardest part of creating this short video was deciding what to leave out! Unlike any video project I’ve ever posted, this one actually has some video footage in it: from my iPhone (in horrible wind and weather) and 5Dmk2 (in a shaky helicopter). Even with advanced stabilization in post, the footage is, well, interesting! […]

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Tesla (Interior)

My Fatal Mistake

Naturally, since Chloé, our Nissan Leaf, is at the hospital, this makes me think about a new car. I am unquestionably hooked on electric cars now. With solar on the roof of the house, aside from the actual cost of the car, driving the car is free! At first we started talking about just getting […]

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We Needed That

On February 7 – 9th we got rain, lots and lots of rain. But we really needed it as we are experiencing a serious draught here on the west coast. Mount Tamalpais, which is just a few miles from the house, got 21 inches of rain during this weekend! This is what those three days […]

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