As my hobby, I pick up images
from orbiting weather satellites. I used to contribute them to the Orange
County Astronomers Bulletin Board. So in 1992, I wanted some astronomical theme for my
first completely computer-generated Christmas card.
hobby, yes? Years earlier, I had written a
how-to article about satellite photography and submitted it to Satellite
I heard nothing, which was a sad start for my writing career.
But three years later, to my
complete surprise, they wrote back and offered to buy it.
As of 1992, home-based graphics programs were comparatively crude. And since color printers were ridiculously
expensive then, I had to photograph the face of my PC's video terminal for
a hard copy.
to Christmas Cards
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