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School’s Out

On a morning walk near Moshi, Tanzania I could hear young children’s excited voices.  Several kids were running toward me from both directions, all with big smiles on their faces.  Soon, I was surrounded by a dozen boisterous youngsters, all … Continue reading

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Phone Service

I was taking a tour through the Curry Mansion Inn. up on the third floor where the billiard table and old steamer trunks rested.  In the corner, I found this old telephone, one of the originals in the house. What’s wrong … Continue reading

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Bicycles

The most common mode of transportation in Copenhagen is the bicycle.  On any given day about 90% of the work force (including students) use a bicycle to get to school/work.  Less than 20% of the population own a car.  This … Continue reading

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Farm Wagon

Earlier in the summer, I was strolling around Wahoo, Nebraska, killing time waiting for my grandson’s baseball game to start.  At the eastern end of Main Street is a large building for sale: “D. R. Phelps Lumber & Coal Co. … Continue reading

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Symmetry 2

Digital photography has opened up a whole new world of exploration and creativity. Manipulating individual pixels to manage luminance, vibrance and saturation has expanded into large-scale pixel transformation, a whole new art form. This is an example of wholesale pixel manipulation; … Continue reading

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Precious Metal?

I’ve found that in countries using currencies different from the US dollar, making change is not difficult until you get down to the small coin level.  The Israeli currency is based on the New Israeli Shekel (“NIS”), which has a rate … Continue reading

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