horse picture

The Horse

Easter weekend 2004, I took some pictures of the rocks at the shore of Lake Banook that still was frozen and only the shallows near the shore were ice free. I just knew that I would be able to use that picture for something. Well, I didn’t have to wait long as a little later […]

wordle word cloud

There are Word Cloud Generator Alternatives to Wordle

Ever since I discovered Wordle, a word cloud graphics generator, I have been using it for all kinds of creations. Recently, I have run into trouble using Wordle as it depends on JavaScript and some browser block it. One day the program works for me and the next I have trouble with it. That lead me […]

Problem Sovling the Astronaut's Way

Problem Solving the Astronaut’s Way

I was just reading the November 2013 edition of the Zoomer special anniversary issue when I came across the interview with Chris Hadfield, the Canadian astronaut and commander of the spacestation for 3 months earlier this year. He captured the hearts of a lot of Canadians with his video, photographs and tweets from space. Reading […]

Anger is Power

Anger Is Power

In 2006 I came across this article about ‘Anger’ in the ‘Health’N Vitality’ magazine #39 I strongly resonated with it. This collage is my way of presenting the information. To read the information and tips on how to deal with anger go to my wellness blog.

Pixelpainting – Coloring Black & White Clipart Part 1

May 2004 Over the last few months I have become aware of something called Pixel Painting. The result is usually a small picture that has an outline 1 pixel wide and then is colored in. A search in a search engine will give lots of information about Pixel Painting. I liked the idea, but could […]

ATC pregnant lighthouse - front

Pregnant Lighthouse ATC

April 2003:my son has been creating some really cool pictures by recreating photographs as drawings. That inspired me and I went looking through my hard drive and came across a scan of a picture of me that was taken in 1978 when I was 38 weeks pregnant with my twins. Yes, that was my true bodyshape. I […]

1024x768 Fall at the Lake Wallpaper

November 2011 Desktop Wallpaper

The fall colors around the lake are always a joy to see. So I decided that I will use the photo of them for November’s wallpaper. Right click on the file link below to save the file to your computer Wallpaper 1024 x 768 pixels 1280 x 1024 pixels 1920 x 1200 pixels Wallpaper with Calendar […]

1024x768 painted lake wallpaper

October 2011 Desktop Wallpaper

It looks like our street is finally getting optical fiber cables from the phone company. First I saw a tags appear on hydro poles, then there was this big white junction box on the pole. Now there are workers working on the poles installing the cable and the white box has been transformed into this […]

Puzzle People

Puzzle People

For a long time I had this idea floating around my brain of using a puzzle overlay on some of my graphics. So I posted on the microsoft.public.imagecomposer.discussion newsgroup for a puzzle overlay. I received a puzzle overlay and a puzzle font. My daughter and I were trying to create a puzzle with the font, […]