Once the heat of the Texas summer finally broke, I needed a break. I felt a little bit stressed and really rather depressed, and I made plans to drive up to visit Mom in Northwest Arkansas, rest some, sit on the deck and look out at the trees, the valley, the picturesque little farm down […]
I’m awful at remembering to check settings on cameras before I start shooting. I’ve gotten a little bit better over the years, maybe, but I still lose it from time to time. For this year’s summer vacation, I took along some Bergger Pancro 400 in 35mm and 120. I managed to set the Olympus XA […]
For our annual late-summer vacation,* my darling, adorable wife and I took a 1000 mile driving tour of central and south Texas. We had a great time, Alhamdulillah. I didn’t shoot much, for once, just 4 full rolls and 2 partials, so rather than whacking this up by day or film stock or city or […]
Today, I’m thankful for “creeping sharia,” the slow, clandestine spread of Islam throughout this great country. I know that may be frightening to some, but don’t worry: despite it’s spread, Islam and Muslims still form only a tiny fraction of American society (3% or less) and so-called “sharia law” of the type practiced in some […]
Today, on a rainy, cool Sunday, I’m thankful for rainy, cool, lazy Sundays, with not much in the way of chores or tasks ahead, time to sleep in, reflect on the week just past and the week ahead, and spend quality time with family. Alhamdulillah!
… many days late. Expired Film Day occurs on March 15, the Ides of March, is also Expired Film Day, an annual celebration of all things film and expired. For my first entry, and thanks to a poll I threw up on Twitter that didn’t go the way I hoped, I went with the two […]