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Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Nightline vs. Fox News

Nightline has created a good unbiased story on the Blasphemy Challenge:

Fox News created this ridiculous (although amusing in a pathetic sort of way) attempt at jounralism.

Monday, January 29, 2007

2007 St. Paul Winter Carnival Cat Show

Some photos from the official 2007 St. Paul Winter Carnival Cat Show. Just what the St. Paul Winter Carnival has to do with cats I'm not quite sure, but this cat show has been part of the winter carnival for the past 30 years.






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Saturday, January 27, 2007

No More P-Mode

I'm banning myself from using the p-mode on the camera for a while. I need to learn how to take pictures using my own brain and not the camera's. Here are a couple of shots from my first p-mode-less outing in the park.

Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Time Lapse

My husband made a time lapse video of a plant in his office today. He set up a tripod and a Canon 5D programmed to take a picture every minute for 8 hours. Its neat how much plants move.

Sunday, January 21, 2007

Latetest 40 Live Journal Images

One website that never ceases to entertain me is the Latest 40 images uploaded to Live Journal website. My last visit pulled up this gem.


A little known fact about me is that I often organize things that really don't need organizing as a procastination technique. This morning I made this compolation of all the Nancy Drew book cover images to highlight the ones I have in my collection and the ones I still need. I'm posting this to make me feel that creating this was as least a little worth while!

Solid Image = Have that one
Transparent Image = Need that one

I stole all the images from the Nancy Drew Sleuth website (link at right).

Monday, January 15, 2007

BWCA Winter 2007

My favorite photo from our weekend trip to the Boundary Waters. Ten hours of driving for two hours of hiking may not seem like its worth it but its magic up there in winter.

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New Computer

I sold my old powerbook last week to help pay for a new MackBook Pro which just arrived today. Its nice to have a computer again...

Monday, January 08, 2007

The Blasphemy Challenge

The Rational Response Squad is encouraging atheists to post videos of themselves saying "I deny the holy spirit" on YouTube.

Here's a video I liked from the Blasphemy Challenge.

Saturday, January 06, 2007

Zeolite is on Flickr

I set up a flickr account. Presently, there are only older photos living there but I'll put in some new goods soon.

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Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Photos for Ford

As a federal employee, I got today off to mourn the death of Gerald
I attempted to validate my day off by watching his
funeral on TV but I couldn't get past all the religious rhetoric so I decided to go for a hike in the snow and take some photos. I think Gerald Ford was the only president who had also been a National Park Ranger and I understand he was a huge supporter of the National Park Service; so I think we would be happy with my use of his day of mourning. These photos are dedicated to him.

I used a lensbaby 2.0 on a Cannon 5D with the picture style set to monochrome.