So we always go to the doggy park around sunset - there are loads of huge trees there and the sun is always twinkling through them with lovely Golden Hour light so I figured tonight I'd try for some sunbursts - you need a high F-Stop but compensated with slow shutter speed and/or high ISO, and careful positioning, and it can be tricky.
So I'm fracking stoked that I got this DOUBLE SUNBURST. AAAAH
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The #books she's going to be discussing just rocketed to the top of my reading list.
Hey @green I'm finally reading that short story "Stories of Your Life" and it's so good! Linguists and aliens, thumbs up.
Foster cat let me pet him. He leaned into it. My life is complete. https://octodon.social/media/egq3ObyQ2bpzdy1Vj0Q
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Joel Spolsky talks about why he's stopped reading Facebook and Twitter, and digs deeper into how algorithms and addiction are shaping a terrible future:
Also, here's a goofy new year photo of foster cat. https://octodon.social/media/yKgsIELavotygEMsP4U
“Today our phones don’t allow us to do what goTenna does [#Mesh], but we’re going to prove that they should be able to.”
Hello book worms,
We've got a Google doc up for book recommendations. Feel free to add books. How for as many books as you want but only vote for any given book once please.
Remember to hashtag!
And not just one or two, but deep! This ain't #birdsite, you've got 500 characters! Don't just do #mastomusic or #music, include the band names! Every time a new hashtag is broken in, my #mastobunny binkys... ;) https://social.coop/media/CnkTFDid79Rk6Gu_VNg
We did the Iceland Christmas book thing. This is a total winner and basically redeemed Christmas for me.
Off to read my books...
I have an X-Mas present for you all.
My first book - Off Leash is here at this link for free. No strings attached.
Includes a Mountain Lion equipped with a bucket of snark and squirrel who loves explosions far too much.
Foster cat update: he reached out and touched my finger with his paw. Swoon. https://octodon.social/media/Sic6FMNyqWoyYLfuuTI
This is Wolsey. He has mild cerebellar hypoplasia = he wobbles a bit. Eggs are his favorite snack. https://octodon.social/media/3gEL3B5E4j7u4MQd_W4
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