In my quest to avoid Twitter and with some time to fill in a waiting room, I discovered this from 12 years ago. Iain and I met Anita for a hike up Old Jackson Road. On the trip up to the White Mountains we discovered this retired USAF Oshkosh P15 en route to its newContinue reading “2017-11-05 #NaBloPoMo”
Finally edited the video from July 4.
… and red. I finally got back into the darkroom this week. I spent two evenings cleaning, organizing, and developing a couple rolls of FP4. Last night I finally got to printing. I’m very happy with the results.
When we went on vacation this past August, I brought my Crown Graphic Pacemaker 4×5 along. It’s a press camera, so it’s supposed to be portable, right? Well, it is portable when compared to what Mathew Brady used. If you don’t mind carrying a substantial backpack, it’s really not too bad. I shot FP4, Ektar,Continue reading “Week 34 – In camp”
We promise to ease their suffering, and they give undying devotion in return. We feed them, shelter them, care for their health, and when the time comes we provide a merciful end. It’s never as easy as it looks on paper. When we lost Chang, I penned an eloquent and emotional post. When Jasmine receivedContinue reading “Jasmine”
Eight years ago. . .
We had plans to travel for Thanksgiving. Thankfully we were driving, because everything went pear shaped. Last weekend’s stomach bug is still lurking about, so a 9 hour drive is out of the question. Today’s post is for small thanksgivings: I’m thankful half of the family lives close enough that we can still spend theContinue reading “Best laid plans, part 2”
Happiness is a warm sunbeam.
The plan: Work a swap 24 on the transfer truck. A few quick errands on the way home, shower, meet attorney to close mortgage refinance. Pick up Beth from half day at school, spend afternoon at the science museum. Check out the newly remodeled planetarium. Home for dinner, change, then off for Daddy/daughter time atContinue reading “Best laid plans”
Dear Beth, I promise to go back to the gym. I really do enjoy it, but life has been busy lately. I promise to try to eat better, and to do whatever I can to be around for you. I want to be there for your high school graduation and your college commencement. I planContinue reading “I promise”