Monday, January 13, 2014

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Lens of the Day: The Uinta Mountains

Posted: 13 Jan 2014 05:29 AM PST

Review of the Day: Why The Dark Knight Is The Best Of The Trilogy

Posted: 13 Jan 2014 04:00 AM PST

Fabulous New Lenses for the Week of Jan 6th

Posted: 12 Jan 2014 04:13 PM PST

Snow Days, Rain Days, I Can't Go Out and Play Days

1. Snow Days, Rain Days, I Can’t Go Out and Play Days

but there are times when you won’t want to go. I can think of times when it was snowing and it was so cold out that in less than 15 minutes, even if you bundled up well, your toes and nose and fingers would get so cold that you just could not stay out…

Faces on Wood

2. Faces on Wood

Wood engraving can be a fine medium for capturing the dignity of the human face. The grain of the wood can be utilised to emphasise the age of the sitter – and the contrast between light and dark, in both the background and facial features of the subject,…

The Family Magazine

3. The Family Magazine

One winter day, I announced to the stir- crazy kids that we were going to put out a Family News Magazine. This was met with skeptical stares and eye- rolling. As the Editor- In- Chief, I decided I needed to assign some tasks. I told each of the four that t…

Hiragana and Katagana are Easy with Kana Can Be Easy

4. Hiragana and Katagana are Easy with Kana Can Be Easy

In 2013 I learned to read Japanese! Well, sort of. See, Japanese is written three different ways: hiragana, katagana and kanji. Thanks to ‘Kana Can Be Easy’ by Kunihiko Ogawa, hiragana and katagana under control. I started with flashcards but the…

The Cat, The Bat and The Burglar - a delightful cautionary tale

5. The Cat, The Bat and The Burglar – a delightful cautionary tale

One of my favorite Christmas presents was the delightful tale of The Cat, the Bat and the Burglar. It is an adventure book presented in a very original way. The tale is told in pictures and verse, and works on several levels so it will be loved by readers…

Crock Pot Cooking for One or Two

6. Crock Pot Cooking for One or Two

I’ve always loved Crock Pot meals. Growing up, my mother designated Wednesday nights as Crock Pot nights because it was the busiest day of the week. She put the ingredients into the pot in the morning, and when we all arrived back home at dinnertime,…

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