Silar's Dog & Fiber Show

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Dogs. Fiber Arts. Occasional Cats, Trolleys & Trains & Flowers. And other moments from my life that I find interesting.
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Dreams
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Cameras:
**Motorola ic902 - Probably the best of the (poor) choices with Nextel for a camera phone.
**Canon Powershot A430 - Oh, how I love thee, let me count the ways....Primary camera - if it a good photo, this took it.
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"No one has to know that I’m just a paper tiger
Living in a condo built on bullshit and sand..."
-- Chris Orbach - I Outdid You
"If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased."
-- Katherine Hepburn
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How friggin' cool is this?!

This camera was brought back from Japan by my dad in 1969 - it is a
Petri V6 manual SLR. I've brought it home to see what I can make of it
- it's been sitting in the closet for 30 some-odd years back at home.
I've already found online the manual for it, and the manual for the CDs
exposure meter.

So, practice will make...better, I hope.

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Aside from the fact that me putting on makeup is pretty much tantamount
to gilding shit, I think I did OK for the first time I've worn it in
about two years. It at least evened out my skin tone, which is what I
was after - I seem to have picked the proper color. Definitely need to
practice more with the eyeliner though, it's a wee bit uneven.
18th Jun 2006, 00:33   | tags:,,,comments (14)

Stopped by BN this afternoon...

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Since we were going right past there anyway, and got some educational
materials to help figure out what to do with the camera besides the
basics, and what I am actually taking photos of!

Mode B (For Kozika San & George)

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B for Bandit, getting ready to nap after our evening walk :-)

Reference:
Mode A
Mode C
Mode D

Post garden

We have a pylon sign at work that has this little 4 foot square garden
around it, and it's in full bloom right now. All these photos are from
today. If anyone could ID the little blue fuzzball flowers, I'd
appreciate it, I just love them. The third photo is the little purple
ones waiting to happen :-)

Time to get with the program here

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So, found out that I didn't get the job. Which I kind of figured after
not getting called sooner. I'm over it - I figure it's their loss.
But, I did kind of wonder if maybe improving my appearance a bit for
interviews might help. I always dress well, and my hair is always neat
and controlled, but I don't wear makeup. Why, you ask? Lack of
experience, mainly. I used to have horrific hormone imbalance problems
that made my skin very unpredictable (might be dry, might be oily - I
never knew from one week to the next) and extremely sensitive. So
putting stuff on it - no. But said hormone problems are pretty much
gone, and my skin has settled into a normal-to-dry range. It's color
has also settled back to it's ivoryness that it should have had all
along. So, makeup. All very conservative neutral colors that even if I
screw it up at first it wont show :-). It'll be time to add some color
a little while down the road once I gain experience. This weekend I
plan to spend some time playing around with it. Chose the brand I did
for two reasons - they make it easy to find the right colors for your
skin tone, and none of the products I looked at contained any nut oils.

Little visitor on the porch

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We get these little visitors all summer here. Each year we spend a few
weeks having to wreck their webs when they insist on building them
across the entrance to the porch - the only way into the house - but
then they get the idea and build along the rails instead. Lovely wee thing.

Just trying to get the theme the way I want it...

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Header image, based on the original "Clean Colours" theme image.....

ETA 06/15: Caine, how's this font, better? Easier to see? Once I shut off the font override I noticed the smallness of the previous font.

ETA: Heh. And it *worked*. Totally mad props to Joe_Archer for answering my question on the forum, and mat for recommending the Web Developer Firefox extension. And to Nicolas Fantino (ala_747), whoever you are, for the original Clean Colours CSS.