...and 1 x 106 guitars are still playing

I am not a city person, and I've probably sworn off ever going back to SF about 1/2 the times I've been there,

...but I can see myself missing some of the people I've met around here.  A place isn't just the place.


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Name=Francis
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Background in case you're unfamiliar w/ Bay Area & want clarity.

(Oddly foggy clarity.  This is what it looks like sometimes.)

What are relevant are those guys on the horizon, okay?


Anyhoo, here's the aforementioned bigger project. (Clickthrough for HD)


I'm not a "camera person", but I appreciate that sometimes the glass has a story it would prefer to tell and it's maybe gonna help me see it.  That pleases me, in the way that anthropomorphic notions of tools as characters here to help (and even hinder) me is capable of pleasing me:  immensely.

 

I alternately loved and really (REALLY) loved how this looked.  

(The large version is pretty nice too.  All in all, I give it an A. Plus, even.)


(I feel like I've commented on this effect a couple times before--the non-pocket sized screens often have the biggest issues with light catching.)


However, I really liked that I had this other picture on hand, since they  look like they go together.  I mean...this might be my "greatest work".


Two panes of a window into a very strange place.


There's another version of the video that uses General Veers's falsetto. (All screeners liked that version better, but I run this page by awkward fiat.)  If you're drawing a blank, get out of your hoverchair and check out the wookiepedia.  That's what it is there for.  (I would have just used the classic Tony Bennet [who I referred to a couple weeks back when I was already thinking about this], but I got a warning ping from youtube about using the Julie LaRosa song in that other other video, so we had to get ...awkward*.)

It reminds me of one of my favorite lady and duck duets ever.  Well, until midway.  Kind of. Sort of. Dora Luz doesn't have to search as hard for notes.

 


Some fun, eh kid? Alright, get back to doing awesome stuff.