Monthly Archives: August 2008

Flickr's New Slideshow

I love the new version of the Flickr slideshow — I especially like the fact that it easy to share and embed. Here’s one from my “Favorites” set : http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=59254 Advertisements

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"No Transfats at a Watertown Diner"

There’s a proposal to ban transfats in Massachusetts, so reporter Carl Stevens of WBZ Radio paid a visit to the Deluxe Town Diner in Watertown which stopped serving transfats three years ago. The actual story doesn’t have much substance, other … Continue reading

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Hard-Hearted Hannah

My mother loved to sing, just for fun, and she sang all the time, singing along with the radio or record player, or just a cappella. I especially remember her singing while doing the housework. She sang all kinds of … Continue reading

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Photography Connects Us with the World

David Griffin, Director of Photography of National Geographic magazine, gave this presentation at the 2008 TED conference. His ideas about photojournalism are interesting, but I had to watch this twice to hear what he had to say — first time … Continue reading

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Denver's Big Blue Bear

The Democratic National Convention is about to open in Denver, and I feel like I have a role in the event…not politically, but artistically. A couple of years ago, I was at a conference in Denver, and I stepped outside … Continue reading

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Owney

Owney was a stray puppy who wandered into the Albany Post Office in 1888 and fell asleep on a pile of mailbags. He followed the mailbags onto a Railway Mail Service train, beginning a life of riding the rails. He … Continue reading

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