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...

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About a week ago, Vanessa got a call from her son, Henry. She said that he sounded quite shaken. Her first thought was that he’d been in a car accident. After calming him down a bit, having him speak a…

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Who was Pop? I never met him. This past weekend, though, I had the privilege of meeting a lot of people who loved him. Most of them I didn’t know, a few I did. Vanessa invited me to join her…

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Whenever there is a long weekend approaching, seemingly inevitably, someone will ask the question: So! Do you have any plans for the weekend? Generally, I don’t. I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the…

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I don’t know any of the people in these photos, but I see them almost every day. I’ve not introduced myself, but I have spoken and said hello to them along the way when we pass on the street. Two…

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I don’t know if I’d call this blog a “rose”, but the saying seem to fit. A rose by any other name would still smell sweet ~William Shakespeare I’ve been writing this blog for quite a while. It started with…