Monthly Archives: July 2013

A Night with Chaka Khan

During my teenage years, I was introduced to an artist who I had not heard of before.  Chaka Khan brought something I had never heard before.  I can credit a friend of the family for first playing me some of … Continue reading

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How Many Megapixels?

How many is too many?  I really don’t know.  I refer to the number of pixels that can be squeezed onto the sensor for a digital camera and what is desirable or not.  Over the years the camera manufacturers have … Continue reading

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This is Disgusting – You Have Been Warned!!!

While in downtown Seattle, I was introduced to something that I had never heard about. It is the gum wall. Not having heard about this before, I was curious. It is a wall where people have taken to sticking their … Continue reading

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Exotic Feline Rescue Center

Nancy came across a place recently called the Exotic Feline Rescue Center.  Located near Terre Haute in Indiana, this is a facility that takes care of large cats that have been mistreated or are no longer able to be looked … Continue reading

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Video of the Bridge Lifts

The movement of the boats out to the lake in the spring is fun to watch.  As with a lot of posts these days, you have seen some stills and now it is time to share the video.  The reason … Continue reading

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Boy, Those Trains Can Move!

A recent art fair was taking place in Chicago and we wandered over to see what was on display.  I like these events because they always have an interesting mix of stuff.  A few exhibitors have truly excellent work.  A … Continue reading

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Skies With Menace

This time of year can get a bit stormy.  We had some interesting skies rolling across the city with cloud layers heading in different directions at different heights.  I thought a time lapse might be good for this so had … Continue reading

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Cloudy KC

Our journey home came through Kansas City.  We got the airport in plenty of time so were hanging around waiting for our flight.  The clouds were working their way across the sky and the beams of light that cut out … Continue reading

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Bridge Lifts and Boat Passage

The movement of boats to Lake Michigan is a spring event with the bridges along the Chicago River being opened to allow the boats to get by without having to remove their masts.  It happens every spring and they all … Continue reading

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Indianapolis Fireworks

We took a trip to Indiana which was primarily based around the visit to the Exotic Feline Rescue Center as I shall be posting about here at some point.  While the center is near Terre Haute, we decided to stay … Continue reading

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