Easter 2009

I’m at Sadie’s for the weekend. We colored Easter eggs on Saturday and went on a walk at Johnson’s Mound Forest Preserve where her dad taught us about some of the local plants and trees. All albums are licensed CC-BY. Sorry for all the close-ups. I like macro mode too much sometimes! My next step is to play around with some of Picasa’s additional edit features to make some of the photos a little better. I hope you enjoy!

Say Cheese!

Well here’s a way to kill two birds with one stone. I’ve been meaning to try out the new WordPress gallery feature on my blog. I’ve also been meaning to see if my Ezonics EzCam IV (EZ-314) webcam works under Ubuntu now. Since it does (plug ‘n play), I was able to mess around with a new program in Ubuntu called Cheese, which allows you to add effects to video from your webcam kind of like Apple’s PhotoBooth. Here’s the result!