Blogging About Blogging

Yes, it’s a (sorta) new look for 2018! Change! Abrupt and annoying change! What says “2010’s” like change you can’t use? I’ve always liked this particular theme, and used it, originally, in my blog before I “got serious.” Now that I’m back to being not serious again, I’ll just go back to the comfy shoes …

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Let’s say I’m not very good at something, but I want to get better at it. The best approach, whether it’s brushpainting or making tons of money, is to find someone who does it well and do what they do. In other words, find someone who is smarter than you and copy them. This a …

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This model of an F-104 was built by Frank. Frank is lagging a bit in the “tell the whole internet about your entire life” race so I don’t know Frank’s last name. He builds some beautiful models. Here’s a link to Frank’s site. I like Frank’s approach to scale model building. I’m willing to guess …

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I don’t have the time, energy, or mental health to build the B-24 right now. So let’s move on. I’ve started a FROG P-51A to be used to demonstrate basic techniques for brushing on a very typical camouflage pattern. I think that the idea of transferring a pattern onto the surface of a model is …

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Really, really having a hard time right now not going political. Full political. I know I occasionally make some remarks about Germans or something, but most of the time I actually do try to avoid being political. No, really. But I came across a paper (don’t ask me how) written by a chap with the …

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I received a comment from Zenek M. today that consisted, basically, of this message: Love lurking on the ATF because of the many kind souls, but I cannot stand the unwillingness or inability of the main mod to think… I deleted some stuff that was less thoughtful and more direct. This comment was intended to …

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I guess when a reliable WordPress plugin has an epic “oops” moment and crashes, but the author sends out a fix the next day, then that is something that should be taken in stride and accepted. I shouldn’t go shopping for a new “subscribers” plugin, because the old one is working. That one glitch should …

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