Nicholas Ray Film Director

Nісhоlаѕ Rау (born Raymond Nісhоlаѕ Kienzle, Jr., on August 7, 1911, іn Galesville, Wіѕсоnѕіn) was a film director асtіvе in Hоllуwооd between 1944 and 1963. Rеvеrеd by American and European critics and filmmakers, Rау put his personal tоuсh on еvеrу film hе made, dеѕріtе the constraints of the studio system. Hіѕ films are marked bу a…

Stamford Residence Basement Project

The Stamford Residence basement project has been in the works for a few months now. The entire house has been updated and worked on including new lighting, removal of walls, new bathroom spaces, crown molding and new paneled doors now fill the house with elegance. The basement which is used a great deal did not…

Pebble Time Watch Faces

One of my favorite new pastimes is spending time creating the Pebble Time watch faces and the popular Pebble Classic watch faces. There is a certain amount of gratification when creating the watch faces, personal enjoyment building them, hundreds of downloads, and exposure. All the Pebble Time watch faces that are created are crafted and thought…

Before and After of Small Deck

Before image of slate antiquated slate steps. The idea was to mask the unsightly tiny poorly constructed slate exterior steps that never had a real purpose. Besides the steps, the client was also accosted with a primitive half oval basement window that besides being an eyesore, could have been a risk with small children. I was…

Smash Tee Domains Purchased

Very pleased with my latest domain purchase of smashtee.com and smashtee.net with an appraised value of over $3000 at this very moment. This now makes my current domain holdings 142 which is a bit shy from last years number because sold off a few. Have decided to actually develop Smash Tee and make it a…

Stopping Writers Block

Stopping Writers Block Really outstanding low tech writing tool that just forces you to just write and not worry about editing or concerning yourself with formatting. You can set the time from five minutes up to sixty minutes. The issue is and what is most appealing is, if you pause for more than five seconds,…

Pigments Painting Phone Image

Sometimes during down time or on a break I enjoy using my Samsung Note 4 phone to create images. This particular image was created with PicsArt, one of the most complete and powerful image edit and creation Android Apps. Pigments Painting Phone Image was just great fun to create. The image is of just a…

Just Rants

Donald Trump Also Can’t Stand The Steve Bannon Impression On ‘SNL I’m just about ready for this second debate, although not without trepidation. The RNC and America’s top Republicans urged Trump to demonstrate contrition. His supporters, we hear, encouraged him to double down on his misogyny and lack of character by using Bill Clinton’s alleged…

Image Edits Favorites

One of my favorite pastimes during down time is working on image edits on my smartphone.  In my opinion, PicsArt ( Pics Art Photo Studio )which is a robust Android photo edit and creation software package that is easily downloaded on the Playstore, is by far the best solution. These simple images were created then resized…

Image Restoration Old Photograph

The original image was in very poor condition with peeling, fading, and the beginning signs of mildew. The image restoration took about an hour to complete. Using Photoshop I saved a copy thus retaining the original image, just in case the process was unsuccessful and needed to revert back. The original resolution was also very low,…