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Writing Talk — A New Feature

  Writing Talk, What Is It? Writing Talk is a new feature of this blog with the aim of encouraging fellow writers who are engaged in the daunting process of writing a full length book.  With Writing Talk, I will share…

By daletucker

Understanding camera ISO for better photos

ISO is an important camera setting because it adjusts the sensor’s sensitivity to light. A low ISO number means that the sensor is less sensitive to light, while a high ISO number means that the sensor is more sensitive…

By maxcompose

The Black Butterfly

It camesurrounded by night.My mother was asleep,smiling sereneinside a lacquered box.And it was quiet,so quiet thatI wantedto screamforever.…

By gebeleizis

The trouble with Chromium translations

Most applications that are intended for a broad international audience have their UI translated to various languages, the number of which can vary widely, depending on the resources of the vendor, especially their…

By Yngve

About Me Personally

By clicking on "The Author" tab above you can read about Dale Tucker, the author, which, as I mentioned in an earlier post, is a rather boring bio, suitable for the back matter of my novel.  But I have decided it is…

By daletucker

Night in Karlsruhe

Footsteps echoing,turning around,meltingunder stars. History,memories,heartbeats marking the secondsflowing into the night.…

By gebeleizis

Carcassonne

Sep 6, 2022 - A day in Carcassonne The fountains are dry this summer…

By robrose

Great Free eBook Resource

Henry David Thoreau Over the weekend, I rediscovered a great resource for free public domain ebooks, a huge library of them.  The resource is "Wikisource: Authors" and here's the link to the index page of authors.  So I…

By daletucker

Shadow - 影 - Umbră

Shadow I standin the middle,moonlight streamingover the glade.…

By gebeleizis

Wood Bench and Yellow Flowers

A place to rest along the preserve trail, this wood bench I found very inviting, especially with the yellow flowers ( that some may call weeds ). When I get a chance to walk the trail here at the Homewood Izaak Walton…

By fjcasella

Things That Say You're Not in the USA

Pigeons on the roofs of buildings many hundreds of years old Bicycles actually built to transport children…

By robrose

Summer RV Trip Statistics

A brief summary of our summer RV trip, statistics wise. We were initially surprised surprised at how many empty sites there were at the RV parks we stayed at, but when the price of fuel went ever higher the further…

By robrose