Author Archives: ileneh

About ileneh

I am a Macintosh expert, writer and photographer. I have published many articles on Apple related products, but I cut my writer's teeth producing grants and market research reports when the Web was just something a spider made. I've also worked as a photographer, dancer and social worker. ilene's Machine was born in 2000 when I realized everything I did involved some kind of machine. First, my answering machine, next a Vic 20, then a Mac 128. Add a variety of Macintosh machines and iOS devices over the years and before you know it, you have reached ilene's Machine. Please leave a message!

Honoring May, National Volunteer Month, I give you a reprint of an article I wrote years ago to ponder.

Are web companies abusing the privileges of volunteers? Continue reading

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Mother Nature for Mother’s Day Gift Fair

Sunday April 23 • Noon to 4:30 p.m. 5 Chambers Street, Needham, MA (Off Linden St. across from High Rock School Unique Gifts for Mother’s and Father’s Days  by ilene hoffman, Nature Photographer. Free to attend for the whole family … Continue reading

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You are welcome to join me for a Holiday Gift Fair in which  you can purchase photographic products from my catalog of photos. This is a free event and children are welcome! What: Unique Holiday Gift Fair When: Sunday, December 4th Location: 5 … Continue reading

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Photography Exhibit & Gift Fair

Please join me for a fun Sunday afternoon exploring Needham’s and other Massachusett’s towns wildlife captured in print. Sunday, September 18th 12 PM to 4:30 PM 5 Chambers Street, Needham, MA (across from the High Rock School) Admission is free … Continue reading

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2022 Needham Nature Calendar – Photos by Yours Truly

Here is a thumbnail screenshot of the 2022 Needham Nature Calendar coming soon. They will be printed through Vistaprint. The cover includes a North American Beaver gnawing on a tree and a Green Heron at the Needham Reservoir, and a … Continue reading

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