Tag Archives: photography

A productive weekend

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Usually The Husband’s and my weekend consist of either:

a) Going to visit family or
b) Spending most of the time in a near-vegetative state

This weekend, however, we decided to mix it up a bit.

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A day late and a dollar short

Ok, so maybe a little more than a day.

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This weekend we celebrated the combo Mothers’ Day/My sister Rachel’s 17th birthday with another crawfish boil.

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Deep in the heart of Texas

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This weekend The Husband and I joined my Mom and younger siblings for a holiday weekend in Dallas. My mom was meeting Ms. EllynAnne Geisel there and attending her book signing, so we all decided to tag-along and make a vacation of it.

So Friday morningish we set out in a two-vehicle caravan and headed west.

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Family crawfish boil

There is something that happens to a person from Louisiana whenever the weather starts warming up, when the bone-chilling wind becomes a soft breeze. Like a bell to Pavlov’s dog, Spring means crawfish boil time.

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So Sunday morning my Daddy and sister drive down south to pick some up and, mein Gott, were they good.

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A Tutorial: Photoshop Levels – Fast and Dirty

Mom asked how I got my pictures so bright, so I thought I would write a little tutorial. I am by no means an expert, I am just now learning what some of this stuff does, but just in case it can help someone, here goes:

Notes: I think this should work with just about any version of Photoshop, but for future reference, I am using Photoshop CS3.

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