Sometimes it is the simple pleasures in life that bring those little bits of joy. As the new year starts, and it is the beginning of a new quarter, the time has come to make a change. Overdue Change This particular change, I believe, is overdue. Something that should happen – according to the expertsContinue reading “Simple Pleasures”
As one would expect with the passage of time, things change. Here is a comparison of Riverside Drive, just north of the College Way intersection. While there are some similarities between the old (left) and newer photo I took on 05 December 2020, most of the businesses shown are no longer. The photographer and dateContinue reading “Things Have Changed”
Received this email this morning about shows that people are binge watching. I totally get binge watching Parks and Recreation or Psych. Especially Psych as the office for Sean & Gus is in nearby White Rock. I can understand binge watching a number of different shows. The pandemic this year has kept most people atContinue reading “Who is Binge Watching…”
Fonts are wonderful tools. There is a tremendous amount of history, art, and science behind the characters we use and read on a daily basis. With the appropriate font, you can reinforce – as well as refute – the message you are trying to impart. You’ve seen what I am referring too. For example, aContinue reading “Importance of Font Choice”
What follows is a transcript of a speech that I gave at the 28 October 2020 Skagit Valley Speakers Toastmasters meeting. During this speech, my computer froze. The screen was locked but I could still see many of my notes on the screen. I was uncertain whether others could still hear me. I continued myContinue reading “That’s the Way the Cookie Crumbles”
Recently, there was an article in the GoSkagit website related to a water line that was being installed for one of the local cities. The headline caught my eye and I skimmed the article. After finishing, I moved on. A couple of days later, while checking some news articles in the Flipboard app while drinkingContinue reading “Intentionally Chosen or Algorithm?”
While checking out Amazon to order some Grape Nuts, I noticed something that brought a flood of questions to mind. Yes, this was an item that was listed for sale among other cereals. The flood of questions included: Who thought of the name? Do they actually sell this in stores? Gonna have to check theContinue reading “So many questions…”
I am somewhat compulsive about making sure that the master versions of my photos for NWImages are backed up in multiple locations. One of the tenets about doing backups is to have an off-site location to store your backups. While I do have a whole separate process that I use for backing up my systemsContinue reading “Storing Your Photos in the Cloud”
Nissan posted a video that shows what the new Z may look like. Additional details were not provided. Lots of speculation, but I have not run across anything official as of yet. There have been other renditions that artists have made for what a new Z could look like. Some I thought had potential. NowContinue reading “New Z”
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