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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Day 302

A few clouds in monochrome, from a recent trip to Missoula. (1/800s f/5.0 ISO100 14.5mm (35mm eq:68mm) -2/3 stop P7100) (1/800s f/3.5 ISO100 6mm (35mm eq:28mm) -2/3 stop P7100) ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Something REALLY neat!

A time-lapse view of the Space Shuttle Endeavour crossing through Los Angeles on the way to it’s new home!   This is a great site anyway: A daily photo from NASA!   ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Day 301: A few fall colors on a cloudy day…

From back on the 4th at the Spite Hill fishing access on the Missouri River! (1/640s f/4.0 ISO100 8.1mm (35mm eq:38mm) P7100) (1/500s f/2.8 ISO100 6mm (35mm eq:28mm) -2/3 stop P7100) (1/1000s f/5.6 ISO400 8.8mm (35mm eq:41mm) -2/3 stop P7100) (1/500s f/5.0 ISO400 32.6mm (35mm eq:153mm) -2/3 stop P7100) (1/160s f/7.1 ISO400 42.6mm (35mm eq:200mm) -2/3 […]

Self Defense in an office setting…

If you get stuck in an office that denies you your Right to Keep and Bear Arms, and some wacko goes postal (or the Zombie Apocolypse starts) this could be something good to know: *** Business Week has posted a (probably tongue in cheek) article on improvising weapons from office supplies.  Some pretty good ideas, […]

Absolutely Fascinating!

The Ghosts of World War II: The photographs found at flea markets superimposed on to modern street scenes Images depict almost transparent soldiers racing through our streets as they look today Fascinating series shows contrast between wartorn cities in the 1930s and 1940s and pleasant neighbourhoods now Read more:

Day 300!

The Dailylife Wife got to walk across the stage to get her 25 years with the hospital pin this week! (Dailylife Wife walking!) (iPod) (Dailylife Wife and Daughter #2 in the background) (iPod) ~Curtis in /\/\onTana! {!-{>

Why We Fight:

Consumerism in the Bowels of the People’s Power: Pyongyang Department Store Number 1, North Korea *** CLASSIC DALRYMPLE: The Wilder Shores of Marx, excerpt (1991) *** In 1989 Theodore Dalrymple managed to join up with a group of British communists on its way to the 13th World Festival of Youth and Students in North Korea: […]

Day 299: One last view of the Great Fountain Geyser!

In the sunset, of course… (1/3000s f/8.0 ISO125 21mm -2 stops 7D) ~Curtis in Yellowstone NP! {!-{>

Day 298

One Buffalo (it doesn’t sound as good using Bison…). (1/125s f/4.5 ISO500 225mm 7D) Two. (1/180s f/4.5 ISO500 140mm 7D) Three buffalo. (1/125s f/4.5 ISO500 80mm 7D) Four. (1/125s f/5.6 ISO500 135mm 7D) Four more.  Or five if you count the one in the trees on the left.   (1/180s f/4.5 ISO500 53mm 7D)   Awww…heck. […]

Day 297

This is a closer view of White Dome Geyser erupting.  It is on a 30 minute schedule, so we had to wait 45 minutes or more.  We got to watch the Great Fountain going off while we waited. (1/350s f/8.0 ISO125 22mm 7D) Then, as soon as White Dome got going good the Sun went […]