Monthly Archives: May 2011

Spinning Workshop

The two-day workshop with Jacey Boggs reinvigorates me about spinning again. Her yarns are unique. Jacey calls them textured yarns because they incorporate the individuality of hand-spun yarns as well as the functionality of well-behaved yarns for knitting and weaving. … Continue reading

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Yosemite Photography Tour (Part 4)

These are my favorites…Click on photos to see BIG! Half Dome Barn in Foresta. There was a gruesome murder near this place. Inside the barn was almost pitch black and the door had a mind of its own and refused … Continue reading

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Yosemite Photography Tour (Part 3)

On the second day, we lunched at the Ahwahnee hotel and shot more photos while waiting for our tables. Rooms here cost upward of $450 per night but don’t expect the Ritz Carlton because this is a national historic landmark, … Continue reading

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Yosemite Photography Tour (part 2)

These have patterns… Fern Spring Merced River Tree stumps

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Yosemite Photography Tour (Part 1)

Wheh. The last few days were a blur with the drive to Yosemite for a four-day photography tour and the drive back to attend Minh’s piano recital. I met some twenty interesting people at the tour and the famous Ken … Continue reading

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Minh’s Piano Recital

I’ll miss Minh’s piano recital and his birthday this week for a trip in Yosemite, so he has agreed to let me tape it for a preview performance. Both pieces are by Chopin. The first is the Raindrop prelude and … Continue reading

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Sharpening

Since the camera is in the shop, I’ve been learning how to make the most of Lightroom and Elements and the more I learn, the more I realize that this is a bottomless pit. Searching for “photoshop lightroom” in Amazon.com … Continue reading

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