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Webcam page ‘new and improved’

Today I’ve launched an updated version of my webcam page, the one that’s usually at the top of the “Trending” list. Not without lots of blood, sweat, and tears, mind […]

We didn’t start the fire …

The news from Afghanistan this week has me angry, sad, frustrated. I’ve always believed that when Osama bin Laden escaped that country, we should have left too. So now I […]

Name that tune

Reprinted from Pied Type, August 22, 2011 Funny how the mind works. When it works. If it works. I was in the kitchen fixing lunch and out of the blue […]

Let’s not bury the lede

Maybe it’s just preparation for the coming school year, but recently I’ve been seeing a lot of commercials for vaccinations other than Covid. DTP, HPV, meningitis, etc. (Meningitis? Not sure […]

Made my day

It’s the little things, often, that make your day. For me yesterday, one of those little things was hearing that “Queen — Greatest Hits” (1981) was at the top of […]

Pikes Peak summit cams are up again

Just a note to those of you who follow “my” webcams: The eight Pikes Peak summit cams are operational again. As you can see, construction, or maybe just clean-up, continues […]

Streaming webcam now in Nederland, Colo.

Nederland, Colo., is a small (no longer “quaint”) mountain town nestled in a valley along the Peak-to-Peak Highway. It straddles the junction of Highway 119 and Highway 72, 16 miles […]

You must meet Nightbirde

Last night on America’s Got Talent, a beautiful young woman named Jane Marczewski, aka Nightbirde, sang an original song titled “It’s Okay.” Afterwards she commented, “You can’t wait until life […]

Webcams for people-watchers

Not long ago a reader asked if any of the webcams I follow are live streaming, where a viewer can actually see people moving around, etc., and yes, the streaming […]

Mea culpa, readers

I’ve been playing with this blog behind the scenes (or I hope it was behind the scenes) and somehow deleted the comments on my previous post about the bear cub. […]