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My creative blog posting well is dry. So dry. Seriously, if you count my original blog, I have been doing this blogging nonsense for almost 17 years. My first blog post went live May 4th, 2000. How crazy is that?  … Continued

Tools for NaNoWriMo

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I won’t be participating in NaNoWriMo this year, but if you are, here are some tools that might help those of you who are. First of all, for those of you who don’t know, NaNoWriMo is National Novel Writing Month, … Continued

Download The Latest Themes From Automattic

It’s a great time to be a blogger. No, seriously!  For one thing, if you’re an old guy like me, who’s been blogging for ten or fifteen years, the golden time we all knew was coming has arrived; according to … Continued

Open Source Digital Darkroom Software

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I would imagine by now the few regular readers of this blog have figured out that I love both photography and free software. I, personally, use Lightroom.  And, yes, I paid for it.  I’ve gotten used to it and I … Continued

Free Image Editing

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Long-time readers of my blogs will know that I’m a cheap bastard. So, with that in mind, it shouldn’t be a surprise that I’m an advocate of free software.  I’m especially in favor of free software that can replace, or … Continued

As easy as 123!

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Well, maybe a little more difficult than that… My “day job” is being the IT department for a specialized engineering, design and manufacturing business.  In a very simplified nutshell, we design and build huge cranes, primarily for off-shore work in … Continued