Monday, October 17, 2016 — +13˚C / +54˚F @ 6:46 am in the damp and dark in Atlantic Canada — Cousin Karen’s Birfday & Long Time WPKN – FM General Manager Harry Minot’s Birthday too —
— This is before I added the title and my name to the right of the avatar/’model’ there. There is more green ground cover below where I cropped it here, if I can figure out how to cover her ‘gear-axe’ I might think about using more of that – I love her expression, and the final touch that made this look really good to me happened when I moved the bar to make it look like the sun was shining from the lower right hand corner off-camera here. That happens if you select the correct setting and set the time to after midnight.
— Saturday I went browsing and searching for a photo of what one of the main characters described as a ‘Stone Lake’ in the novel I started writing in 1987, picked up a couple times, might have tried to re-write from the beginning half a dozen times and got pretty far, um, this would be the third time. The latest working title would be “The Stone Lake Revelations”. Several acres of forest land were blasted away to reveal nearly flat rock. The farmer who discovered this thought it was done by what was described as a massive tornado that touched down there in a freak storm and tossed whole trees miles away. But, um, not to give anything away, that is not what happened….
— I should add the not-quite-so-tightly-cropped photo here later, but for now —
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— I wonder what this looks like from space? [ Thank you, Yoko – ]
— This avatar is actually a builder character who’s been messed with using facial and body morphers and dressed up so she isn’t running around half naked.
Saturday, October 15, 2016 — +5˚C / +40˚F @7:36 pm in the dark in Atlantic Canada —
— I couldn’t get a decent screen shot of her face without a cloud overhead. Schnarr! –
— Only took me all freakin day to put the above together in a 3D game building application. But there it is – Something like this might end up being a book cover if I get the danged thing finished in time to ‘submit’ it to a contest.
Saturday, October 15th, 2016 — -2˚C / +28˚F Grey, chilly and ‘forlorn’ looking out there in Atlantic Canada @7:43 am —–
— I told my nephew I’d find this picture and send it to him. Only took me two full weeks?
— Um, let’s see, I was looking through some recent very beautiful photos that have come at me through the ‘Tweet-Us-Sphere’ – I wanted to pretty up the screen that pops up when I fire up the computer that doesn’t do much more than grab and keep most of my email. There’s some other stuff that goes into orbit, and I don’t even look at it. But anyway – I also wanted to work on this blog and see if I can pretty it up a bit – [ shrug ] I found this instead and here it is.