Category archive: Photos

On leave

My company doesn't have sabbaticals per se any more, but they do allow people to take extended unpaid leave, with... (More...)

Introducing the Hansons

Last month, I posted about the Olsons—my grandmother's mother and aunts and uncles, at least twelve of them in all.... (More...)

Introducing the Olsons, or the Olsens

About a year ago, I started going through the then-newly-digitized photos of my grandmother Helen's family. And I got a... (More...)

My new look

The last time I shaved off my beard was 1997. It was for our New Year's 1947 party. Our... (More...)

Face Movies

I've been meaning for months to post about an awesome new feature in Google's Picasa photo-management software: Given a set... (More...)

Do the Funky Alpaca

I'll post at some point about yesterday's adventures. For now, suffice it to say that alpacas really don't look real.... (More...)

Faces in iPhoto

A while back, I was delighted to find out about the face-detection/recognition system in Picasa Web Albums. It's really good... (More...)


A bunch of my Facebook friends are doing the thing where they temporarily replace their profile photo with an image... (More...)

Cute baby-animal photos

I wonder which there are more of on the the Internet: cute animal photos or porn photos. Anyway. Kam and... (More...)

Obama pix

The Awl recently posted an Annotated White House Flickr Feed, mostly adding snarky comments to photos from said feed. I... (More...)

Satellite contemplating observatory contemplating satellite

I fairly often take photos of friends who are taking photos; sometimes they're even taking photos of me taking photos... (More...)

Items: Friday morning linkery

A few cute and/or fun tidbits (mostly visual) from skimming the last couple days' worth of Twitter: Neat videos of... (More...)

Burning Man from space

Kam sent me a photo of Black Rock City 2009, apparently from space. Nifty! It's very high resolution; if your... (More...)

Acadia photos: places and whales

I've now posted a bunch of photos of the Acadia trip, including a dozen photos of whales. I'm trying out... (More...)

Some nifty photos

A few photos I've liked lately: 182 and 1: Rodeo Beach, flowy wisps of fog over rock, very pretty composite... (More...)

Marcy photos

I recently bought a photo to digital converter. It's basically a digital camera in a box; you slide the print... (More...)

Zeppelin highlights

For my birthday, as I noted at the time, a bunch of friends got me a zeppelin ride, and the... (More...)

Zeppelins and other air travel

It occurred to me Saturday morning that I had no idea how to dress for a zeppelin ride. I could... (More...)

Facebook nostalgia

A couple of my high-school friends have recently been posting high-school photos on Facebook, which has left me awash in... (More...)


An assortment of mostly cute photos, mostly of animals: JustALittleGuy, which is sort of like Cute Overload except that the... (More...)

Uploading photos from Mac to web

A couple months ago, I mentioned that Google is now providing a photo-hosting service, Picasa Web Albums. At the time,... (More...)

Strange blue attractor

Kam took a couple of movie clips of me spinning glow poi in the dark the other night, but there... (More...)


Some assorted photos, and some thoughts about public posting of photos: Thanks to my Uncle Dobe for providing a really... (More...)

Picasa Web Albums!

I'm very very sleepy, so I'm not going to write up the lovely evening I had tonight, not even the... (More...)


I'm posting this from my brand new sleek black MacBook. Exciting! Pretty! Shiny! Some initial impressions: Some things are really... (More...)

Kam photos

Okay, one more quick thing: Kam has updated her temporary travel journal with some photos. She's currently in Chiang Mai,... (More...)

Cuteness storm

Aaron pointed us to Cute Overload. It seems to be a mix of genuinely cute stuff and kind of creepy... (More...)

Items: Comics, videos, photos

Assorted comics and comics-related items, plus a few cat and lizard photos, and some other stuff. Nifty comic strip in... (More...)

Annual memoriam

My mother, Marcy, would have been 62 years old today. I wrote that linked-to piece sixteen years ago; glancing over... (More...)

A few good things

Some good things that've happened recently: Had lunch with Susan G, whom I hadn't seen in much too long. Had... (More...)

Old family tidbits

My uncle Dobe sent out email a few months ago pointing to some websites containing information about our family history.... (More...)