Public Domain, American Flag, Old Glory, Red White Blue, Stars & Stripes, The Star Spangled Banner by Beverly

Have An Informed Opinion: Volunteer at Your Local School

So this showed up in my feed…. maybe these people should actually spend time visiting or volunteering at their local schools instead of watching right wing propaganda on their TVs and then throwing virtual rocks from their computers…. here was my response: “I cannot repost this. My school does the pledge and 30-seconds of silence every day. You might want to be more specific with … Continue reading Have An Informed Opinion: Volunteer at Your Local School

Pot Calling out The Kettle: tRumpf and Amazon

The guy who bragged that not paying taxes was “smart” attacks Amazon for not paying their fair share?! Didn’t he just sign a bill into law designed to lower the taxes of large businesses and billionaires? Oh, right, besides his poor memory skills, such things only apply to whatever he watches that morning on “Fox & Friends.” Also, Amazon’s use of the USPS is probably … Continue reading Pot Calling out The Kettle: tRumpf and Amazon

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On Knowing What Other People Are Thinking

In an exchange that began with a conservative friend fretting over CNN’s obvious obsession with bringing down tRumph he commented, turns out accidentally, that in view of the scandals he’d blame Melania for leaving tRumph. That didn’t make sense so I commented: You’d blame Melania if she left Trump? That doesn’t seem to make sense. She should “stand by here man” while he has multiple … Continue reading On Knowing What Other People Are Thinking

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Why Aren’t We Fixing This

Why Aren’t We Fixing This? If this problem wasn’t presenting as a political thing, what would we be doing to fix it and why aren’t we doing that now? I don’t give a damn how you feel about guns, or mental health, or the NRA, or Citizens United, or illegal aliens, or DJT, or the second amendment… the United States of American has a problem … Continue reading Why Aren’t We Fixing This

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Daily Random Sh*t: The Cost of Being Self-Aware in this “Donald Moment”

Daily Random Sh*t: The Cost of Being Self-Aware in this Donald Moment A friend lamented: I wake up every day feeling like an unredeemable pile of sub-human garbage knowing that nothing I can do will ever change it… meanwhile.. we got a guy who can barely form coherent sentences claiming to be a genuis. Thinking he’s great when his words and actions point to him … Continue reading Daily Random Sh*t: The Cost of Being Self-Aware in this “Donald Moment”

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Daily Random Sh*t: Photoshop Beginner: Removing the Background

Daily Random Shit: Photoshop Beginner: Removing the Background Last night I learned how to erase the background of my LEGO EV3 image using Photoshop CC 2018. At first I watched a video on YouTube (below), but the differences between the version used in the video (CS6) and my version, while getting me used to using layers, was too confusing to be followed. So, I went … Continue reading Daily Random Sh*t: Photoshop Beginner: Removing the Background

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Daily Random Sh*t: As We Celebrate the Holidays Please Remember Universal Human Rights Day’s 70th Anniversary

In a normal year we would celebrate the desire that everyone in every nation and region experience the fullness of human rights. This isn’t a normal year. Some would have us bicker that others aren’t worthy of “special treatment.” What happened to treat others as you would be treated? Especially at this time of year, you’d think we would want the best for everyone, instead … Continue reading Daily Random Sh*t: As We Celebrate the Holidays Please Remember Universal Human Rights Day’s 70th Anniversary

Daily Random Sh*t: New Camera, Continued

Daily Random Shit: New Camera, Continued I got to shoot with the new mirror-less Olympus E-M10 Mark III camera today. Loved it. I was right. With the stock lens, it’s small enough to fit in my 5.1.1. pants pockets and even with the “big lens” (40-150mm) attached it’s every lightweight when attached to my Peak Design Capture Camera Clip. I need to learn more about … Continue reading Daily Random Sh*t: New Camera, Continued

Daily Random Sh*t: New Smaller Camera: Olympus OMD EM10 Mark III

Daily Random Shit: New Smaller Camera: Olympus OMD EM10 Mark III Smaller, cooler, retro-looking, I’m really looking forward to shooting with this camera. I wish I knew about these mirrorless cameras when I upgraded my Canon Rebel last Spring. I’m thinking of “trading in” my old and new Canon cameras to cover the cost of buying a second Olympus (body). With the smaller lens I’m … Continue reading Daily Random Sh*t: New Smaller Camera: Olympus OMD EM10 Mark III