Monthly Archives: May 2012

3 Photos I Took Just Seconds After Getting Out of Bed

Posted by on May 24, 2012

Most photographers will tell you about the need to carefully set up a photo or to wait in a particular spot until the conditions are just right. Sometimes, however, a photo just happens. In a few cases, the photo is just waiting for you when you get out of bed. Here are three photos I took immediately after getting out of bed. I wish I could say I planned it, but in every case it was just dumb luck.

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Six Months of Digital Housekeeping

Posted by on May 23, 2012

The desktop computer I never use

The desktop computer I never use

After 6 months, I finally arrived back in Wisconsin yesterday. I’ll be here until June 11 when I fly to Colorado to take part in the annual TBEX Travel Bloggers conference.

My mother’s house is the closest thing I have in the world to a home base if for no other reason than I have a desktop computer here. However, I’m only here a few weeks out of the year and I haven’t been here in almost 6 months, when I flew to Ushuaia, Argentina for my trip to Antarctica.

It isn’t something people usually think about, but when I computer goes unused for half a year, there are tons of updates that pile up. Here is a list of everything I had to do once I flipped the on switch: (more…)