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Tag: closeup

Glass limitations

Google Glass has its limits as a camera. It goes for the overall picture rather than the foreground. On the other hand, it is there, and I get far more shots with it that never would have happened otherwise.


Close up ridges

How does a person grow into being a writer? A lot of unstructured time may be part of it, and that means allowing for enough time for boredom. I remember being quite happy as a child really examining details in nature. Rough bark much like […]


The lace on a purse.

Reading season

The air conditioning ran most of yesterday, which means reading season is here. Yes, I have course preps to do, but the pieces of time in-between can include reading. I use my Kindle a lot of the time now, but that does not mean my shelves aren’t full. Keeping them full here and on campus is the fact that I still use print books for course readings. If I teach SFF this spring, I foresee an increase of zombie and other creature-focused books.

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Things that grow here

One of the pleasant things about being a bit south is the plants that grow here, right in the ground. This hibiscus comes back every year.