Corbin Dunn
Redwood Monkey

All posts in 2005

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Barbara Butler’s Treehouses and Play Structures

Barbara Butler, who has some great treehouses and play structures that have appeared in several treehouse books, has a great website: http://www.barbarabutler.com/. She offers both pre designed wooden play houses and 2-story play sets, as... [read more]
General, Nature, Treehouses
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Rock Climbing in Red Rocks, Nevada

For the past few days on my holiday break, I went and did some climbing at Red Rocks, Nevada with a few friends (Jason, Sara, and Ellie). It was a blast! I really love rock... [read more]
Climbing, General, Nature, Photography
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A great artist and Photoshop drawing tips

Olduvai George has a great artistic blog. In his latest post, he goes over some of the finer details of using photoshop to create some of his artwork. Wonderful! Take a gander at it over... [read more]
General, Nature
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Mountain Unicycling – Pro photographer pictures

Daniel Peak, a photographer, took some pictures of me riding my mountain unicycle in Los Gatos a while ago. Visit his website at: http://www.danielpeakphotography.com/, and on the editorial page you can see the picture he... [read more]
General, Photography, Unicycling
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An excellent cheese making website

I’m into doing things by hand. i’ve never made cheese by hand, but this website, Fankhauser’s Cheese Page, is an excellent resource.
General
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Aperture tutorials

It is a little hard to find, but there are some great Aperture tutorials available on the apple website. Here is a link to them.
General
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Fat Tire

So, one of my favorite beers is definitely Fat Tire. I don’t know why, but it really appeals to me. I used to be a real “dark beer” drinker (guinness), but now I’m moving towards... [read more]
General
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Mountain Unicycle Video Podcast

My buddy, Nick Brazzi, has started a unicycle podcast. This includes some cool mountain unicyle and trials stuff, along with lessons! Subscribe to it in iTunes by clicking on pcast://uniplex.libsyn.com/rss. Or, you can just visit... [read more]
General
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Me and my family

Here are a few pictures from my cousin, Debbie, from our thanksgiving dinner in 2005: Me and my sister, Brenna. The whole Dunny family. Brandi (my cousin Gabe’s girlfriend), Debbie (my cousin), Gabe’s girl: Maraiah... [read more]
General, Other Stuff
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Two for one Tuesdays

While in Barcelona, Louise and I would take the subway/metro and get “two for one tuesdays”. IE: I would walk through the gate (when there wasn’t a guard nearby) and she would follow me through... [read more]
General, Other Stuff
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Macro lens work in Spain

My macro lens is very cool. Here is a picture of a ceiling at some outdoor plaza area in Seville, Spain: The ceiling was some 40 feet (or so it seemed) away from me, yet... [read more]
General, Photography
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Wild parrots of Spain!

While walking along the street in Barcelona, I saw something that astonished me. A flock of “wild” parrots in Barcelona! I really like nature, and I really like birds, so it was cool to see... [read more]
General, Nature
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Pictures are now up!

Some of my favorite spain pictures are now on my Spain Pictures Page. Be sure to check them out. Eventually, I’ll add comments for what each picture is.
General
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Ahh, Spain!

I’ve uploaded a few (3) pictures so far — tomorrow I will drop off the rest of the good ones. Here is a sneak peek: These will be on my pictures page.
General
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My trip back home

Well, I safely made it back to good ‘ol America, however, it was a long journey. I started out on a night train from Seville to Barcelona; after the 10 hour train ride (where I... [read more]
General
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Seville (Sevilla, spain)

Right now, i am in sevilla, spain. it is really cool down here. i say down here..because it is southern spain — about an 8 hour train ride from barcelona, that ended up being 10... [read more]
General
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barcelona

barcelona is great! i’m hoping to get some of the pictures off of my camera sometime soon…but for now, i may have to just post them when i get back home. tonight, i’ll be taking... [read more]
General
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I must be obsessed with my camera

Here is one more picture. Okay, maybe two. “Wine Bottle Study” Shutter: 1/1. Aperture: f 13.0. Focal Length: 100mm. ISO: 1600. Flash: off. Aperture Priority. Shutter: 1/60. Aperture: f 4.0. Focal Length: 100mm. ISO: 1600.... [read more]
General, Photography
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Going to spain!

Tomorrow, I’ll be going to Spain for about 9 days. I’ll try to post to my blog when I can.
General
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Macro lens

I got a macro lens. It is great, and I love it! Here is my favorite picture so far: Can you guess why?
General, Photography
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Santa Cruz – gotta love it.

The weather has been great lately. I miss living in Santa Cruz! Luckily, Los Gatos is like a 20 minute drive away.
General
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Flowers!

I like flowers. They represent something very beautiful, and serenity.
General, Nature, Photography
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Pancake Playhouse fundraiser

Hi All. Please support my Pancake buddies. I can’t make it, as I’ll be in Spain at that time. Pancake Playhouse Presents A Sunday Evening DINNER SPEAKEASY Pancake Playhouse, You, and some gourmet grub. Come... [read more]
General
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A few pictures

A few pictures from last weekend are here. I need to fix my gallery so the others show up…stupid ImageMagic is failing to resize them!
General, Photography, Unicycling
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West Cliff Rail Riding

Jason took some pics with my new camera. This is just a screen shot from iPhoto (real pictures later):
General, Unicycling
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I made a Pi!

…For today’s software engineering potluck, I made a Pi: Can you tell what is wrong with it? It should be easy, if you are a programmer…or math-y person.
Apple, General
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what makes a picture?

Self portrait. Holding still for 10 seconds. What is there to like? A reflection in the guitar, off center main subject, cut off pieces, non matching vertical lines, and lots more. What is there to... [read more]
General
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Axolotl

A few weeks ago I went to Axolotl. It is very cool, and you should check it out sometime. Imagine getting blind folded and interacting with 30 or so other blind folded people and 10-14... [read more]
General, Other Stuff
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Support my unicycle buddies

A bunch of my friends are going to be doing a unicycle tour through Laos, one of the poorest nations in South East Asia. Check out the website and the riders. And, if you want... [read more]
General, Unicycling
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Photography

Well. I’m getting sucked into photography. I have always had an interest in it, and I finally decided to take the plunge. I bought the extremely popular Canon Digital Rebel XT, and I’m ordering a... [read more]
General, Other Stuff
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Removing sort descriptors on a sorted NSTableView / NSOutlineView

I’ve discovered that some people may want to programatically remove the sort descriptors for their tableview: This is easy to do with a little code: - (IBAction)removeSorting:(id)sender { [tableView setSortDescriptors:[NSArray array]]; } However, you may... [read more]
Cocoa, General

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