Musing

Wide Entertainment

I am not a big time TV watcher. Too much time can be lost in front of the “tube”.  Guess what. They are not “tubes” any more. Well, the new ones are not. Gloria and I just purchased a new HD wide screen, 46 inch! No tube. The brand is Samsung, same brand as the 24 inch monitor I use on the home office computer. It is a LCD version and can run at the...

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Got the Picture?

I have been working on a new project since last weekend. This time not in the machine shop. I am pretty good at photography and digital processing. I have developed (pun intended) a sideline converting wet process photo albums and photo collections into digital images and then producing a premium grade photo book publication. This sideline has been discussed previously in this blog. My daughter did a couple of albums from my (our) stay in Alaska, which...

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About Time

As my period of existence increases (as I get older) my analog internal timekeeper seems to be running slower and slower. The effect is that the outside environment is moving faster and faster. I have conversed with other creatures of my species with similar chronological originating points and they also experience the phenomenon. So is it mass hysteria based on period of existence or a truly measurable time/space relationship? Something to ponder. I am sure...

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Magic Carpet Ride

I spent time this weekend using the Internet for research. It is amazing to me that we have this resource at our fingertips. I use it all the time for work and for personal information. What would we do if this service went away? I can hardly remember how to find information the old way. I remember the Public Library as a resource. At least for old information. Something that someone took the time to publish...

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