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Shine on Dear Son...

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-nETU7LNFN10/TyRBdx0_cKI/AAAAAAAAABs/hXPns9_yk54/s1600/Sunrise+John+Lennon+2012+copy.jpg

Thanks to photoshop, I can takes good pictures too...

I came home just a bit earlier than usual and found two owls hanging out back. I have never seen owls hanging out here in the city before.



Equipment question re: slides to digital

My father was a photographer and since his passing, I have inherited thousands of slides and 35mm negatives. I am not rich, in fact, very not rich but would like to scan these slides into a digital format to better enjoy them and pass them on to my son or at least be able to share them easier. I tried using a flatbed a few years ago that had a transparency attachment, but it was slow and not very good quality.

Does anyone have any suggestions or experience with slide/film scanners?

Abandoned pit bull's best pal is a Chihuahua



Bill Foundation tried everything to make Arnold feel brave and safe. He received much-needed love from volunteers and his foster mom, including help from experts. But Arnold stayed scared and anxious — a gentle boy, but one who wanted to escape, one who always shook with fear and looked so dejected.

Then along came Dearheart, who is four pounds of fabulous. Frightened and uncertain, the diminutive Chihuahua was saved from death row by the Bill Foundation. He was brought into a foster home to help with socialization and confidence building. It just so happened that this foster home was also Arnold’s, and when the two met, they became fast friends.

**** SNIP ****

Previously, if Arnold was in a crate at adoption events he would shiver, whimper and cry. Now Arnold and Dearheart share a crate and a life together, leaning on each other for support, and snuggling in peaceful bliss. Arnold clearly feels safer in the presence of his new pal, and their caretakers say both dogs have been changed forever by their partnership.

Complete story: http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/45899910/ns/today-today_pets_and_animals/t/abandoned-pit-bulls-best-pal-chihuahua/
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