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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As I get older, read more, understand more, I keep coming around to this word, gratitude. During a recent conversation with my Spanish teacher, Vidal, I was sharing pictures of Central Park with him. He enjoyed the scenes and said…

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When I wake up in the morning, I usually have a gander at my phone to see what the weather is like if there is any chance of rain within the next hour or two. This particular morning was no…

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“You’ve gotta dance like there’s nobody watching, Love like you’ll never be hurt, Sing like there’s nobody listening, And live like it’s heaven on earth.” William W. Purkey I like the significance of the quote. To me it signifies being…

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OK. So not exactly $1,000, but $948 – close enough. Since I sent my Canon S90 off to its untimely demise with Tony, some 3 years ago (I’ve never seen one picture from the camera after that), I’ve missed having…

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I’ve heard some people say that New Yorkers are rude. I wouldn’t say that. It’s not been my experience. New York, specifically, Manhattan, is a busy place. There are lots of people, traffic, and things to do. I might go…