Category Archives: Macro

Christmas Cactus, in Bloom!

Last year, my dad gave me a Christmas Cactus.  It started out as a single unit that had broken off the main plant.  I can’t find a good picture of just the original piece, so here it is about a … Continue reading

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Microprinting, part 3

As you’ve seen here and here, US currency has some pretty cool words/images hidden on it.  I had two versions of the $5 and was pleasantly surprised to find that both of them had microprinting! Let’s start with the previous … Continue reading

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Microprinting, part 2

As promised, here’s more of the hidden images found in our bills!  Today, we’ll be looking at the $20 and $10 bills.  Here’s the 20: Along the bottom of the bill are the words ‘THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 20 … Continue reading

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Microprinting, part 1

I was watching Psych a little while back when I came across an episode that involved counterfeit $100 bills.  Over the course of the show, they mentioned microprinting, which got me curious.  So I grabbed my macro lens and a … Continue reading

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In Which My Basil Plant Goes to Seed

Literally!  For the past week and a half, my basil plant has taken to drooping if it doesn’t get watered daily.  I’d come home from work and find it looking like this:    How pathetic is that!? And then I … Continue reading

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Baffling Basil

Last fall, my dad gave me a basil plant.  We didn’t have high hopes for it since the original plant it came from was fading fast.  I wish I had taken a picture of it when I first got it … Continue reading

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Tiny Frogs

We have several frogs at our house- from the big bullfrogs I can hear, but never see to those bright green tree frogs that stick to the side of the house.  Here’s one of those tree frogs: Seriously, how cute … Continue reading

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