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I’ve added some new photos of New Hampshire snowscapes to my collection of widescreen wallpapers and backgrounds. Click on the thumbnails below to see the full size images.
Photo of Lake Ontario lake effect snow on a cold December evening, Nazareth College, Pittsford, NY.
I woke up this morning to 28 degrees F and snow on the ground. Though we’ve had flurries before, this was the first of the white stuff that really stuck. Here are some photos from around the yard this morning.
The nights are starting to get quite cold here in northwest New York State and it’s likely we’ll have a frost soon. After work this evening I went out to the garden to pick the remaining peppers before they got … Continue reading
I was in Portland, Oregon, this last week for LinuxCon. Portland is a beautiful city and other than trying to capture a sunrise on my iPhone, I didn’t take any photos. Here are a couple from my travel to and … Continue reading
I recently got an iPhone and have been having a good time playing with it. One of the cool applications I installed is called ColorSplash. Essentially it allows you to take or reuse an existing photo, converts it to black … Continue reading
This afternoon my son and I went for a hike in Letchworth State Park, about 35 miles south of Rochester, NY. We don’t live too far from the park, so we only planned to spend an hour or two there. … Continue reading
I’ve put up a page of some widescreen wallpapers (or screen backgrounds) from some of my photos, many of which have appeared in the blog. If you click a thumbnail on the page you’ll get the full 1680×1050 image, suitable … Continue reading
Almost every summer I seem to spend quite a lot of time working on one of our porches, from building a new porch from scratch off our kitchen door in 2006, to building new screens for the upstairs northern porch … Continue reading
In a series of blog entries, I’ve been documenting a small project to build two new wooden screens for a sleeping porch on our house. Though I only needed to construct a couple of screens, they were large, hence awkward, … Continue reading
In my previous entry on this topic, I talked about how I was building two new wooden screens to put on windows on a second floor sleeping porch. In this entry I’ll discuss how I started putting them together. First … Continue reading
We have several porches around our 1820 Federal style house, and no two of them are the same. Off the driveway we have an entrance porch, which I largely rebuilt last year (photo), and above that is a classic sleeping … Continue reading
I’m taking today off as a vacation day, so among the other odds and ends I’m doing I decided to capture a photo update of the state of the vegetable garden, new this year. I previously discussed the garden in … Continue reading
This week my son and I completed putting up a fence around our new vegetable garden. This was in response to some critter or other chewing off the leaves on several tomato plants. The morning after I posted the previous … Continue reading
At various times during the year I like to walk around the yard and see what’s blooming. Spring is especially exciting here because we can have up to five months between the first and last snow falls in winter. We … Continue reading
For much of my life, there’s been some sort of vegetable garden in the back yard. This goes back to my mother growing tomatoes and some pumpkins when I was a teenager, to the time I planted 36 tomato plants … Continue reading
Every April in our neck of the woods here in northwestern New York State, we’re treated to thousands of blooms of chionadoxa, a aggressively naturalizing bulb that heralds the end of our snow season. Evidently this plant is native to … Continue reading
I took these shots last night. I didn’t venture too far off the beaten paths.
This has been one of the snowiest early winters I can remember here in northwest New York State, and technically it’s not even winter yet! Today we’re in the midst of a big snow storm that has dropped five inches … Continue reading
My wife sent me this. If you don’t understand it, that’s probably good for you and your social life. more animals
Today we had the first snow of the season that amounted to more than a dusting. It made it slightly more difficult to get my son to school this morning as I had to deal both with people being overly … Continue reading
The weather up here in northwestern New York has been pretty dreary the last few days. It’s been cold and wet, the forecast for the weekend is the same, but today it’s 60 F and sunny. I took advantage of … Continue reading
[I made this simple iMovie video of this blog entry to experiment with a few things. I know it looks too much like I'm reading, but I'm posting it for later comparison sake and just in case anyone might be … Continue reading
Ahead of our bringing our daughter Katie to college later this week, our cat Beatnik is preparing in his own helpful way for the move. That, or he’s planning to stowaway.
Two years ago I took out some concrete steps and built a new wooden porch off our back door. Now some of the other porches and steps need attention, so I started another project just down the driveway from that … Continue reading
Through the IBM firewall on Ubuntu 8.04 # Opening day of Little League baseball today. Sunny, no rain! # Called strike in the dirt. Gotta love Little League umps. # Tough Little League loss, 5-4, but Will drove in a … Continue reading
It’s April and we should start seeing flowers around here, but it’s clear that we’re about two weeks behind where we were last year in terms of blooms. I took the following photo on Sunday. The snow in this area … Continue reading
By this time in October, most of the flowers have usually died. It’s not uncommon for us to have gotten a frost by now in north west New York, and the leaves are actively starting to fall from the trees. … Continue reading
This last Saturday morning I drove my daughter Katie up to Rochester so she could run in the McQuaid Invitational, a meet of 24 cross country races held at the Genesee Valley Park. This is a huge event and this … Continue reading
I don’t know, maybe this will mean something to me in 20 years. These are effects, people, not my usual appearance.