March 27, 2015

Desktops


For years I had an image of a rusty old railroad engine boiler as my desktop.  Green on the bottom, terra cotta in the middle, and blue grey on top.  Simple.  Quiet.  I was able to work on top of it without much distraction.  After this last time I recreated my computer, I must have moved that image to my backup.  Oh, Grrr….I couldn’t find it.

I love the USCG Training Ship Eagle, so I tried a picture of this ship.  Nope.  Too busy.  It took me a few days to figure out that I needed something quiet.  There were a couple of meditative images in the black and white series, and I found this one suited me.  Yes, the white is a little massive, but still the whole is quiet.

What do you like on your desktops?


  • Himself:  Yesterday: gym, worked, made bread.  Today, gym, work, laundry, and meeting.  Tomorrow will be Mikey’s memorial gathering at Petco Park in the park.
  • Herself:  Pool work.  Hot days.  Ocular Hypertension.
  • Reading:  ”Being Mortal,” a very well written, can’t put down, change the way we think volume.
  • Balance:
  • Reading.

    8 comments:

    1. My desktop pict is my 8 year grandgirl smiling up out from under my black velvet Dracula cloak. She loves the darned thing. Nice to see her smiling face each morning.

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    2. Pictures of things that have awed me: beaches, roses, weather...

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    3. Isn't that book great? I loved it.

      Also the white in the photo distracted me. I like the 'longboat' image. Have you considered removing the bottom of the photo and having only the boat? But what do I know, I'm no artist.

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    4. Desktop is a slide show of my most recent photos that I send to the photography site. Everchanging and not always peaceful.

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    5. I have two monitors and always have a nice photo on one of them. I change them pretty often.
      Thanks for stopping by, Mage!

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    6. My desktop has a picture of me and Kaylee, when she was a toddler. I love it.

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    7. I've got photos of my kids and grandkid. They are distracting, but I like it that way.

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    8. right now it is El Arco at the tip of Cabo San Lucas

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