Lots more stuff. The total is up to 568.
The home owning saga continues. . . These steps were damaged by a falling ice dam two winters ago. They were patched pending a proper repair. Today I vowed to make the repair. Things went well, but the railings were more rotten than I had realized. Tomorrow will be painting and new railings. I alsoContinue reading “Two steps forward. . .”
23 hours and 36 minutes without a call. I redesigned the blog, drank a lot of iced tea, and finished a good mystery. Then I got out late anyway. My Friday shift is usually laid back, but this was a bit ridiculous. It happens once or twice a year.
Wanderlust Cameras ‘Travelwide’ 4×5 with Schneider Angulon 90/6.8 lens, BLIK rangefinder, and bubble level. Now loaded with Tmax 100 film. I can’t wait to try it out.
Sebastian is our alpha cat. He keeps the colony organized and purring smoothly. Chai Lai (the Siamese) is his deputy. As Sebastian ages and slows, she visibly watches out for him. It’s sweet to see.
I finally received a lens for my Travelwide yesterday. Today I was looking forward to trying it out. I installed it and set the focus ring, then set off for the waterfront. I had a pre-loaded film holder of T-max 100 in the car. I HAD a preloaded film holder of T-max in the car.Continue reading “Not the photo you’re looking for (i366 2016.01.07)”
Seeing how I missed Wordless Wednesday this week.
I've changed my mind on the 365 Project. I'm enjoying myself but feeling constrained by my instant cameras. There are so many more engineering and artistic marvels just sitting on my shelves begging to be used. Details after the jump. 2.19.13 Test Shot FP100c in Beth's 'new' Polaroid 420 with electronic flash. 2.20.13 Safety GatesContinue reading “Wrapping up”
For most of my EMS career, I've worked three shifts a week or less. Three 16s, 24/16, two 24s. I have spent over a decade with more free days than working ones. Until last November, that is. I had been stuck on weekends and hating it. With Beth in school, I was very upset toContinue reading “In which I admit defeat”
When last we left the saga of the Return of the Howe, we were sitting in a Walmart parking lot in Tilton, NH with only five functional tires. I haven’t felt like writing the rest of the story in detail, but here are the bullet points: Emergency tire replacement x1. Ran out of daylightContinue reading “Reunion (finale) and proof, 2012 edition”