High Desert Wanderer Blog Posts

  • New Management
    on Jan 13, 2013 in Uncategorized
    The site that previously was at this address no longer exists. A new, unrelated site is in early development.
  • It’s here, it’s gone, it’s back again.I stopped by today to answer a comment question and realized my site was being redirected elsewhere. I had to drop my blogroll because they were inserting redirect code. That’s bit low. I’ll leave it off for now. I don’t need any tr...
  • Another kind of desert
    on Oct 13, 2009 in Photography Photos
    Months ago someone sent me a link to some beautiful desert photos. I should have linked to these months ago, but better late than never. Go take a look at the Desert near Riyadh.
  • Lake Dorothy Rain
    on Oct 12, 2009 in In other blogs...
    Jan’s been out playing in the rain. Go take a look. I always like her photography, but the video really hit home for me. Made me feel like I was there, and wish I was there.
  • United Breaks Guitars
    on Jul 10, 2009 in General Ranting Humor
    Customer service not listening to you? Write a song about it! Now this is how to make a complaint public.
  • Susan Boyle
    on Apr 16, 2009 in General Ranting
    You have to go watch this on YouTube. Ms. Boyle has one of the most beautiful voice I’ve ever heard. Susan Boyle - Singer - Britain’s Got Talent 2009 47 Year old Susan Boyle wows the judges with her performance in the auditions for Brita...
  • The Savage Dodo
    on Mar 30, 2009 in Art
    I don’t know why I relate to this, but I really do. Maybe it’s his obsessive nature, maybe it’s the history behind the objects of his obsession, I don’t know. He may be strange, but this is the kind of person that makes sense...
  • Wallace Falls
    on Mar 25, 2009 in Photography Photos Wandering
    I don’t know about you, but after seeing Jan’s latest work, I feel the need to go visit Wallace Falls. This series is just stunning. Before the Plunge Generating Condensation on the Lower Falls Looks Enticing, But Too Cold For a Shower U...
  • Is it Spring Yet?
    on Mar 17, 2009 in PhotoShop Photography photo sunflower
    Just feels like Spring this fine morning. Felt like posting something cheerful. Shot in digital, edited in Photoshop.
  • Are you a Wanderer?Done any traveling, and have pictures you’d like to post? Photos don’t have to be of the high desert, but I’m fond of remote areas that take some work to see. If you have something like that, drop me a comment and we can discuss put...
  • All is well
    on Mar 10, 2009 in General Ranting Photography Photos
    I keep saying I’m going to start blogging again… and yet I don’t. Just can’t seem to find my muse. Working, reading, enjoying the weather. Yes, I actually do like Winter. Nothing quite as these guys though. Beautiful dogs, be...
  • LeVar Burton Blogging
    on Feb 10, 2009 in Blogging In other blogs...
    LeVar Burton is blogging. He’s only done two posts so far, but they were a surprise. He’s the first celebrity blogger I know of who actually seems to understand the concept of blogging. Nicely written in a very personal, yet not too pers...
  • A Time of Change - WhiteHouse.govToday is the beginning of a new era. A time of change. A glorious new beginning… Politics aside, we now have a President who understands the power of the internet. As of 12:01 p.m. EST, White House dot gov has a new look. Powered by some form...
  • A Time of Change – WhiteHouse.govToday is the beginning of a new era. A time of change. A glorious new beginning… Politics aside, we now have a President who understands the power of the internet. As of 12:01 p.m. EST, White House dot gov has a new look. Powered by some form...
  • Rip Van Winkle is awakening
    on Jan 5, 2009 in About this blog
    I had no intention of sleeping through 2008 when I decided to take a blogging break, but it happened.  You get out of the habit of blogging, and time passes. I’m starting to feel like bloggin again. Something different though. Not quite sure w.
  • Cascade Exposures moved!
    on Jan 2, 2009 in Blogging Photography
    One of my favorite sites, a photoblog called Cascade Exposures, just moved. Go check out Jan’s new home.
  • September 11, 2001 has not been forgotten
    on Sep 11, 2008 in General Ranting
    The twin towers on a better day.
  • Google Chrome Eminent
    on Sep 2, 2008 in Computers In the News
    This looks interesting. Google is jumping into the browser game with a browser called “Chrome”. They have some good ideas, I hope their product stands up to their hype. This has been in the works for quite a while, but I for one never
  • A blind painter?
    on Aug 29, 2008 in Art
    This makes me want to quit painting. Not really, but Esref Armagan really makes you think, doesn’t he? I’m fascinated by how he can keep track of what he’s done. In case the embedded video isn’t working here, go ch
  • My current view on politics
    on Aug 11, 2008 in Politics
    Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job. - Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy...
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