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!

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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Clubhouse Chat May 9th – Coffee with ilene

COFFEE WITH iLENE at 9pm ET on Clubhouse, Sun. night, May 9th. TOPIC: Mother’s Day! Come rant, reminisce, and remember our Moms that so totally screwed us up! ilene resurrects her popular two-hour chat from eWorld and Talk City! … Continue reading

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Dating and Mating in Coffee with ilene on Clubhouse!

COFFEE WITH iLENE at 9pm ET on Clubhouse tonight (Sunday, April 25th)! TOPIC TONIGHT: Dating and Mating – The Abyss of Online Dating. ilene resurrects her popular two-hour chat from eWorld and Talk City! Tonight say hello and meet former … Continue reading

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Great Blue Heron and Beavers at the Needham, MA Reservoir

I’ve had a frustrating two years shooting photos with two bad cameras (Nikon D7500) and a Sigma Bigma (50-500mm) lens that wasn’t fixed properly. Finally, I “retired” the Bigma and bought a Tamron 150.0-600.0 mm f/5.0-6.3 lens in March. I … Continue reading

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