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Nature Science Fiction

Foggy Mountain Landscape

Several miles from camp, I sat in my canoe without a compass as I watched the day fade into evening, uncertain as to which direction to paddle. Then I realized – hey, this is only a digital landscape created using Byrce software…I can take my time! Haha.

You can find this design in my shop at Pixels on wall art, home decor, face masks, apparel, etc.. Hope to see you soon!

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Miscellaneous

New Product Satire

I recently invented a new product, though it’s still in the prototype stage. It combines a metal detector with a weed whipper. I figured, this way I can keep my lawn looking good and make some money on the side!

HaHaHaHa

Didn’t think it was funny? Well, you’re not alone. I’ve been telling this joke – an original – since the mid 1990’s, with only a lukewarm response. Nevertheless, I continue to chuckle!

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Graphics Products

Bigfoot In Shades

Copyright © Perkins Designs LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Meet Sasquatch – in shades. A modern monkey with a knack for style and adventure, wandering the Pacific Northwest unfettered, incognito. Or, is it just some guy masquerading as a gorilla, scaring campers? Exercise discretion!

Software used: Photoshop & Filter Forge

Visit my galleries to see more:
Society 6, Redbubble, Fine Art AmericaZazzle

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Miscellaneous Photography

Old Basketball Hoop

It had been a while since I played basketball, and I’d been thinking of it lately. My under-inflated ball was stored inside of a box in the garage, not far from an air pump. Shorts, t-shirt, shoes, air in the ball – I was ready.

The basketball hoop where I used to shoot wasn’t far, and so I practiced dribbling along the way. When I arrived, I took a moment to review the situation, and then remembered that I had a good book at home which I was planning to read.

Game over.

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Nature Photography

Top Spot

For many years, a seagull has called the top perch of this local street light his own. Last winter, however, a marauding crow sought to intervene, and, by virtue of its very annoying screech, drive the seagull from the pole position…

Let the games begin!

Footnote: the seagull persevered.

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Miscellaneous

Believe It Or Not

I once lived in Holland, Michigan, where, one summer’s day, a friend – Brooks Besjovec – asked if I’d like to see some…

Red Chinese Bats?

It wasn’t far, he said, located just off of Ottawa Beach Road along the north shore of Lake Macatawa, so I skeptically agreed and the journey ensued.

It was late afternoon when we arrived. We parked along the side of a road near a local wind-surfing shop which I was familiar with, and my friend pointed across the yard of a nearby house. There, roughly four feet off of the ground, I could see a large rectangular-shaped wooden box between two trees.

As we approached, Brooks cautioned me not to startle the bats, to approach the cage slowly, quietly. In so doing, I could see that the top of the cage was open, covered only with chicken wire.

A painted sign attached to the cage read, “Chinese Bats”, and, as I peered inside, I could see that my friend had indeed been telling the truth; there before my eyes were two red plastic Wiffle Bats – a.k.a., toy baseball bats (Made In China).

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Products Science Fiction

Sci Fi Alien Scales iPad Cases And Skins

Background –

The battle was over. Humans had prevailed and the marauding aliens from outer space had been defeated. Upon closer inspection, it was revealed that our opponents were some sort of reptilian creatures with scales for skin. Within a matter of only a few weeks, popular boots had been fashioned from this newly discovered material. Little did mankind realize, however, that these scales were alive in a dormant state of suspension – stay tuned…

Now available on interesting iPad cases and iPad skins at Redbubble. Protect your investment in style, until the aliens return!

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Graphics Nature

Rooster In The Morning

According to this rooster, it’s time to wake up. Better do so now, so as not to get on the wrong side of this ornery, rather disruptive character! Haha. Now that you’re wide awake, why not visit my gallery at Redbubble to discover some fun gift and apparel items featuring this comical design. I’ll put on some coffee…see you soon!

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Science Fiction Space

3D Sci Fi Space Pod

A recent observation using the James Webb Space Telescope revealed an unexplained three dimensional object resembling a futuristic flower of science fiction. Though light years away, scientists are nevertheless scrambling to discern the nature of this discovery and any potential impact on planet Earth. In the meantime, guests are invited to explore my gallery at Redbubble for out of this world items…

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Miscellaneous

New Year’s Resolution

While waiting in line today at the grocery store, the notion that January is just around the corner crossed my mind. I questioned whether or not I would make a resolution for the coming year, and, if so, would I fully commit to following through on that decision?

It seems that, each year, many people experience disappointment in failing to uphold their stated goals. I, too, of course, have shared such moments, though hope that the coming year may be different.

After some thought, I came to a conclusion: starting in 2018, I resolve to give up lettuce.

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Disc Golf Disc Golf Stories Miscellaneous

Disc Golf Stories, No. 7

Although I had played frisbee golf at various times throughout the 1980’s, it wasn’t until 1993 when I learned about disc golf and purchased my first disc – a 181 gram Marauder by Discraft.

In 1994, I discovered that there were actual baskets used in the sport, and different discs had different flight characteristics. A variety of literature became available and oftentimes provided useful information.

Not always, however. I can recall on two occasions when descriptive text wasn’t quite up to par.

One particular disc, for instance, had the description; “it goes where you throw it”. Of course it does, I thought – how else could it get there?

Another disc sought to lend credibility to its performance in windy conditions, though fell woefully short by stating; “it handles the wind like a breeze”.

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Disc Golf Products

Use Your Head Disc Golf T-shirt

 

Somedays birdies can seem few and far between. However, if you use your head, you can wear a hat with chains and shoot well under par! This fun disc golf t-shirt is available in sizes Small through 3XL. Plain color t-shirts are 100% cotton, Heather Grey is 90% cotton and 10% polyester, while Charcoal Heather is 52% cotton and 48% polyester. Several other styles are also available. Enjoy!