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Goodbye Posterous, Hello WordPress.com

And another web service bit the dust this past week. Posterous, which was bought by twitter, officially shuttered its doors on the 30th of April. Posterous has promised that users’ backup/export files will be made available until the end of May, but why wait? If you have your export file, follow these instructions for uploading your backup XML file to WordPress.com. One small tip to try and help those who…

Botanical Gardens Tel Aviv-Jaffa, Israel

Weekly Photo Challenge: My 2012 In Pictures

This past year I did a lot more travelling both here and abroad.  According to PSE, I look 2700+ photos in 2012, 1688 of those were in landscape orientation and 1026 in portrait. Below is a distillation of 50 or so of the 75 photos that I felt were photographically interesting. When reviewing photos to select for this post, it struck me that many of the photos I take feel…

In A French Country Garden

In a French Country Garden

Back from a whirlwind trip to the Dordogne region of France (well, really Dordogne, Lot, Quercy and Perigord). On average, we visited at least one medieval chateau/town and a cave each day with the occasional stunning garden thrown in. I’m still on visual overload. More pictures as I sort through the 600 or so I took and get out from this mountain of laundry.