random musings from a primate

Hemingway’s Notebooks

I have to wonder if Hemingway kept notebooks, and if he did, were they filled with such prattle as written by novice writers? Did he burn the early ones? Did he edit, tear, burn the bits that made him sound like a writer unsure of his footing, or like a mere mortal listening to the […]

Social Spaghetti

Setting up a new Tumblr blog at the same time I’m working behind the scenes updating this personal blog (douglasjohnston.net) and seeing what needs to be done with DIYPlanner. Created new subdomain off douglasjohnston.net for Tumblr. Created new feeds using FeedBurner for both blog and Tumblr. Connected one or the other or both to Twitter. […]

Hospitality

Hospitality

Walking into a dimly-lit cabin on the shores of a subarctic lake, I thought I saw someone staring at me from a dark corner. I walked closer to get a better look. He wasn’t too talkative.

Love and Chaos (or, Fixing the eMate ...

Although my confession here might cause those hanging out on the Newton mailing lists some degree of embarrassment for their newfound brethren (their technical aptitude, at least for hardware, seems to dwarf my own), I have to admit some trepidation, if not outright fear, in finally addressing the eternal problem of eMates: wonky hinges. It’s […]

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Old Mining Truck

Child on Bike

Iris and Sea, Cape Spear, Newfoundland

Couple and Child, Cape Spear, Newfoundland

Sad Monkey in Zoo.

Owl in Calgary Zoo

Peter Pan Statue, Bowring Park

Woodpecker at Cameron Falls, NWT

Seclusion

Banff

Whooping Crane

Bison outside Behchoko, NWT

Bison outside Behchoko, NWT

Bison outside Behchoko, NWT

Cameron Falls, NWT

Giant Mine

Twillingate Lighthouse

Rosehips at Dusk

Derelict Mining Truck in Yellowknife