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Samantha Hope everyone enjoys their Labor Day today. On the home front here, I’ve gotten through all the materials brought home from my mother’s, separating photos to be sent to families, reading the year-s and decades- and in some cases … Continue reading

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Heart Attack Moment

Dancing in Place 56 Commentator this morning noted that whereas federal taxes aren’t due until Monday, the State of Minnesota taxes had to be filed tomorrow, Friday!  Oops!  Fortunately, she corrected herself fifteen minutes later.  I probably would have discovered … Continue reading

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Loops & Lines 5 We have a surfeit of snow.  More fell yesterday and last night.  It started yesterday afternoon shortly before we exited True Grit (excellent movie, as good as the Cohen brothers have done), and continued through the … Continue reading

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Loops & Lines 11 Busy as expected yesterday.  Session with new model Elise, which yielded some good stuff.  A few other things to mention, but I’m rushing around this morning so this is — as you can see — abbreviated. … Continue reading

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So, Dear Readers …

Dancing in Place 1 [Postings for the next few weeks may be sporadic or abbreviated.] … who among you is my personal FBI informant? I ask this in light of the recent discovery that the esteemed civil rights photographer, who … Continue reading

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Gaston: A Kinder, Gentler Humbert Humbert?

Samantha Turner Classic Movies is steadily moving through its annual “31 Days of Oscar.” Last night was the wonderful musical, Gigi, which of course stars Leslie Caron as an initially naïve but increasingly worldly-wise and manipulative teenager. Somewhere in the … Continue reading

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Facebook Sucks (So What is New?)

Dancing in Place 38 A few weeks back I noticed that friend and model Erin was adding nude content to her Facebook Fan page. I asked her how she was doing that, considering that FB bans nudity generally. She pointed … Continue reading

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Kafka is Alive and Well, and He Lives in Florida

Dancing in Place 57 Carlos Miller, who writes the Photography is Not a Crime blog, has recently gained some additional notoriety upon the appellate reversal of his conviction, an entertaining and informative interview with liberal radio activist Katherine Albrecht, and … Continue reading

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Negativity

Loops & Lines 23 As I consider my various posts on the “war on photography” subject, or Section 2257, or religion, or a number of other topics, I’ve reflected to myself they represent a regrettable degree of negativity. This is … Continue reading

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More Odds and Ends

Dancing in Place 55 Finally mailed off my 2008 tax returns yesterday. They had been completed back in April, in time to be filed on the normal date, but then I was ill on 4/14-15 so decided to send in … Continue reading

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