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This is, I think, the fourth time I've gone out to work on fixing the trailer door. And the first time it didn't start raining when I did so. Finished.
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And we have power again, after a little over 3 hours without it. If we had to have a power outage, this was a good day for it. The temperature outside was around 70°F (21°C) so we didn't need heat or air conditioning. We were forced to go out for lunch, which was not a great hardship.
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Fluorescents vary in both their color temperature and color rendering index.  The cheap industrial kind are often greenish and have a pathetic CRI.  Many colors will just fade out to gray when viewed in this light. High CRI fluorescent bulbs are available in a variety of color temperatures, but they're seldom used in most settings - they cost more.

Incandescent bulbs all have good CRI (unless they're tinted), but their color temperature varies. Lower wattages tend to be yellower. As you said, your eye automatically adjusts for color temperature. Cameras don't.  Fortunately, color temperature is relatively easy to change in post-processing - unlike a bad CRI, which isn't (your eyes can't compensate for it, either).

"Daylight" bulbs are often neodymium filtered. It makes the light look whiter but it does so by suppressing yellow - the apparent higher color temperature is bought at the expense of CRI.  If you control the lighting and want light more like mid-day sun, don't use neodymium bulbs; a quartz-halogen will do better.

(Pet peeve: "flourescent" lights, which I guess are found in bakeries)
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The thunder has stopped. Now we have rain and sunshine.
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On our way home at 5:15 pm, many flights of geese passing overhead, all heading mostly East, away from the setting sun and toward the rising (nearly) full moon.
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hyperbole and a half is my most favorite comic/blog thingy! check out the cake one.
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Dear Google;
I clicked on a "+5" icon, but it only added one. Please fix this.
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If it always added the amount the icon showed, you'd end up counting by powers of two. You could even display it as such: the icon would initially show "+2^0", then "+2^1", "+2^2", etc. That would be mathematically correct as well as revealing the number of votes received to date.
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I did not expect the afterlife to seem so familiar.
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No rest for the wicked. [grin]
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But "cow lost" is so much more interesting than "low cost".
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It does make radio commercials all that much better.  "At the cow, cow, cow lost of 1995!" sounds like an almost Fortean phenomenon.
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It's still snowing, but the wind has died down so I went out and did a bit of shoveling. It's too drifted to really tell how much we have. Parts of my driveway range from 8" to 20".
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We had 5" here, first of the winter, and not a patch on last year
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We have most of the Christmas decorations down and put away. The "Red Room" is green again. Made a few alterations (improvements, I hope) for next year.
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I remember that red room. Lots of fun
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retired, run art shows
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    2005 - present
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Arapahoe High, MIT, parrots, art, conventions
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Brucemoko (too many Bruce Miller's)