Monthly Archives: December 2010

Farewell, Kodachrome

The last rolls have been or are being developed. Gone is the longest lived film brand. Over 70 years. Wow. They give gave us those nice bright colorsThey give gave us the greens of summersMakes Made you feel all the … Continue reading

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Well that worked quite nicely!

Aikidomayland found a great deal on a Canon 18-200. Found out it had a quirk.. a rather well known quirk. Len Creep. It’s not a problem if shooting while being hand held, but if I want to do some long … Continue reading

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I survived the holidays.. so far

Last night was good. Was nice, although a bit tense (due to her being anxious) it was good to have Wing’s mom there with all of us. Small lesson learned: no matter how tired, or how late we get home, … Continue reading

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May your holidays be good for you, your family, friends & loved ones

Be safe, be warm, and make merry, people!

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The Inventive Engineering continues

The pool vacuum I got didn’t quite fit with the current pool fixtures. After about an hour of scrounging, and a bit of examination and inventive thinking, the pool vacuum works fine. So, two water filters running side by side … Continue reading

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Alan and I saved about $100 today

Water pump for pool fliter almost neglible flow. Even with proper chemicals (chlorine) the water was getting dirty, mozzies, and a kinda algae on the bottom of the pool. I never throw anything away if it still works. The old … Continue reading

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Anyone else melting?

After a few cool rainy days, this sudden jump in temperature is a bit much. I know it’s hot, because Keito is spread out on the stone floor, and Loki has shoved the bathmat into a corner so he can … Continue reading

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