Photo-A-Day #1814


Allison, Eva and I went for a nice hike with our friends Michele, Nate and Audrey. Over in Attleboro there is a hiking trail called Oak Knoll and it is part of the Audubon Society. It is pretty brown out there right now. Once the Spring gets into full swing I think we will be seeing lots of green as well as many animals. Today we saw turtles and a squirrel, eventually there will be some frogs out this way as it gets nicer. This is a nice quick walk and perfect for families. I have a few more photos that I took while we hiked.

Along the way on the trail there is a great little bridge and it was fun for the kids to play “Pooh Sticks”. Eva enjoyed the heck out of this.

This morning started off with a trip to Walmart to do a couple of Collective Bias Missions. I picked up some spring cleaning materials as well as some tasty Genesis Today juices and pudding. I’m becoming more and more a fan of that stuff.

I also picked up a No-Spill Bubble Blitzer Glitter Critter for Eva, it was marked down and I figure it might be easier for her to blow bubbles. I’m not as impressed with that product from Little Kids Inc as I am with the No-SpillĀ® Big Bubble BucketĀ®. When I came home I spent some time with Eva drawing with the sidewalk chalk and also blowing bubbles.

Before I came home from my shopping mission at Walmart I stopped at my local comic book shop, Wildtime Comics. I picked up my regular books and also a graphic novel of Human Target. Allison and I are fans of the TV show and I’d like to have an idea of the origin of the character, namely that the character is from a comic book.

speaking of comic books I am beta testing a service called Graphic.ly. With this service you can read comics on your computer. They are presented in such a way that it makes the reading of the comic very natural. Also you can hover over a character and get their entire backstory including links to wikis about the character. Because I am beta testing it I get to get some free comics. There are a few free ones to try right now and one that you can buy. I read Wanted #1 and #2. The service runs on Adobe Air and it is very slick.

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9 Responses to “True Blue Ducky Do”

  1. Dina says:

    I loved playing with bubbles when I was a kid- I used to call my grandparents Grandma and Grampa Bubbles cuz I always played at their house.

    • Drew says:

      Dina,
      That is very cute. I love the nickname. We’re having so much fun with the bubbles now that it is Spring. I am really good at blowing a steady stream too. It is fun.

  2. Raju says:

    That sounds really great to me. I am a fan of hiking. In leisure time i wanna go for hiking.
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  3. sir jorge says:

    i like the photo
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  4. Andy says:

    Nice photo. Did you do any post process? The colors look kind of like an oil painting. Nice job capturing the duck in that pose.

    • Drew says:

      Andy,
      Yes there was some post processing. The original was nearly all blue. I opened the photo and used Adobe Photoshop Elements Quick Fix and slide the slider over one notch, I also changed the temp a little bit too. The ducks were in an even more perfect pose a few seconds prior to the kids running towards them and scaring them.

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