Good friendship, Spanish, and really long lunches

I met Fernando, who is from Spain, when I worked at AIG. He’s been in the US for 30 years...

A least there’s a bit of dew

During this morning’s walk, I noticed several spiderwebs on various bushes, all saturated with dew. We haven’t had any appreciable...

Congratulations, Tim

Tim is a friend of mine. We met about 5 years ago. He’s a confirmed geek and proud of it...

A walk with the 12 mm

During my evaluation of the Fuji X100T, I decided to take my Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark I (Wow! That’s rather...

Fuji X100T: The attraction was purely physical

We met a few weeks ago in Boone. She looked somewhat familiar. I was immediately attracted. For the past 7...

Apple! Is 56 the new 85?

A couple of weeks ago, I watched my first-ever Apple product announcement. It took them about 3 hours to say...

Nothing unusual here, folks

I’m working a little backwards here, but I’ll start the story of my travels with my travel home. In the US, to see something like this would stop traffic, perhaps call a news service to be called out, or maybe…

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On another one my posts, Chuck said: Paul, because I carry ONLY my latest P/S Canon sx280HS, I am traveling light yet have many options. Took 4,000 shots in 18 days in Portugal and Spain. Have spent more than 18…

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Thanks to Cedric for letting me know! I had no idea that the subscribe to comments feature had become unavailable. I don’t visit my blog as a user, usually only as admin. It appears that during one of the wordpress…

Book Bot

We did something very cool on Black Friday. Instead of heading to the mall, we went to the James B. Hunt Library on the campus of NC State University. Vanessa had been telling me about this library for some time…

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Yesterday, Thanksgiving Day, I took a nice stroll around the area, some 5 miles or so. On the way, I walked down one of my favorite little greenways, which happens to be behind a shopping area. All was calm. I…