Enter the Lomo’Instant Square

I don’t know why I jumped on the Lomo’Instant Square Kickstarter. Further, I don’t know why I went for the gorgeous Ginza Edition, with it’s orangey-brown leatherette and off-white plastic body. Sure, it’s pretty, but it was quite a bit more than the white, black, or Kickstarter editions. I do know why I splurged for the Mini back and a few packs of Instax Square film, but that’s about it, really.

But, boy, am I ever glad I did. Continue reading “Enter the Lomo’Instant Square”

don’t know what you got, ’til it’s gone

A couple of weeks ago, now, I went to Arkansas to visit Mom, and while there, wandering around photographing) running errands for her, I slipped and fell, twisting my right knee in the process. There’s a bit of slowly-healing road rash, but the most fun is the stretched or torn MCL and possibly damaged meniscus. For the first few days, I could barely stand without pain, and took to sitting down to pray, bending my torso only for the bowing and prostrating portions of salat. And it didn’t really strike me at first, but after 10 days of modified prayer, I’m suddenly angry at myself for my prior ingratitude.  Continue reading “don’t know what you got, ’til it’s gone”