Rants

Oppressively hot

We finally got packed up and moved out of AL last week. This pic was shot from the front porch at my in-law’s house one day when we weren’t packing. 98 degrees!!

One-for-Ten Rule

I don’t think I’m a messy person. In fact, there’s this odd behavior where I pick up things found in the wrong place, and when I’m finished, I end up putting whatever it is back in the same wrong place. My wife has been out of town for ten days, tending to our house that… read more »

I really hate my Nikon Coolpix S9

Ok, I’ve given my new Nikon Coolpix S9 digital camera a month of constant use and I’ve decided that I really don’t like it. I’ve had a lot of cameras over the past 20 years since I first began a career as a photojournalist. A Nikon fan since my first FM (which I still own… read more »

Nikon Coolpix S9 Sub-Compact Camera

I bought a Nikon Coolpix S9 on Friday. I wanted a very small camera to carry in my pocket. Though the camera has impressive features, I’m not sure I’m happy with the purchase. Here are a few notes… First off, the battery only lasted for about 25 shots. Now, in the spirit of disclosure, this… read more »

Not so fast

Yesterday I needed to ship back a gift for repair to the manufacturer that happens to be in Canada. I packed up the gift, printed my label and headed off to the U.S. Post office. After waiting in line, the nice lady behind the counter apologetically explained that Canada requires labels to be typed in… read more »

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