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...

There’s nothing to tell about my flight to Philadelphia, save for a slight delay in leaving Atlanta. It was, as it was supposed to be, uneventful. On that first morning I awoke, showered, and got ready for my day in…

Welcome to Heavenly Harlem Though it wasn’t on the plan, Tom and I went to Harlem, NY. We had made our way into the city and were waiting for the ‘A’ train, which would take us to 86th street and…

I’d love to lie to you and tell you that I’m a world class traveler, savvy in the ways of all modes of transportation, but you’d never believe me and rightfully so, because it’s not true! I have just come…

Click for larger image! Nikon D40 Tamron 18-270 (35mm@f/8 1/500 – 13 shots stitched) I’m pretty tired. Both days we’ve gone out and done what has amounted to walking for 4 hours each time. The first time was in Manhattan;…

No skyscrapers here! Heading off folks into the friendly skies, leaving the sun-soaked shores of Charleston, SC and heading to the rain-soaked boroughs of New York City. I’ve never been a big city kind of guy, but I am excited…