Global warming could wipe out three quarters of all species. Is this really such a terrible thing? I wouldn’t complain if climate change saw an end to, say, mosquitoes, hadedas and sharks. Or anything, really, that thinks it can bite me or shout at me before the sun even rises. I’m including an ex-girlfriend here. […]
I noodled around the Des Moines Art Center with some friends a couple of days ago. It had been a while since I’d visited the art center, and I’d forgotten just how visually engaging its architecture is. I’d brought a camera (a real, actual, no-nonsense camera), thinking I might shoot some photos of the artwork. […]
Originally written by 1950s one-hit-wonder Ed Townsend (“For Your Love” in 1958), the song originally addressed the author’s desire to get on with life after beating alcoholism. Interesting facts about Let’s Get It On
Fujifilm has become a household name. It is a publicly traded company and a leader in digital cameras and accessories. That level of success does not come instantly or easily, though. More than eight decades of history have contributed to building the film behemoth Fujifilm is today. When you get a sense of Fujifilm’s […]
I love making fabulous little somethings to spark up dinner, especially when that fabulous little something is as delish and as easy as these Pickled Red Onions.
Expat Panda is a South African expat blogger living in Kuwait. In a tongue-in-cheek post, her husband (Expat Fox) spills the beans on the challenges and rewards of life as the companion of a serious blogger.
by Kelly Gurnett on The Write Life site: Call me a curmudgeon, but I’ve always felt jealous of other professions’ museums. I remember trekking through hall after hall of science museums, art history museums and space museums as a student, many of them full of fun, interactive features and exhibits that helped draw you into […]
“Aaaaaaaaaaaack!” Reflexively my jeep-mates lunged for their cameras. Panting from the adrenaline rush, they looked at me bewildered. “It was a mistake! It was a mistake! I didn’t mean to hit the shutter!” I yelped apologetically, feeling like a dope. For a second they stared at me and then began to laugh. “I’m so sorry,” […]
A beautiful macro “forest” made of moss, found in the garden of photographer Pete Hillman.
I went on a hike yesterday with my aunt even though it was 90-some degrees hot.