Friday, July 09, 2004
Midsummer Approaching ...
What happened to June!? Midsummer is almost here, heralded by the as-yet-unerected tents and unassembled rides now sitting in the field next to the Earliegh Heights Volunteer Fire Company.
I shouldn't let it bother me anymore, but I always feel a little sad as mid-July arrives. Our local Firemens' Carnival and professional baseball's All-Star Game always seem to serve as a reproach to me ... a signal that the summer is half-gone and I haven't taken advantage of it yet. That I sleepwalked through June instead of living it. Old patterns repeating ...
But wait ... now that I think about it, I did get out and actually do stuff during the first part of the summer. In fact, one of the good things about keeping a blog is that I can go back and remember just what I did. So I see that during June I ...
- had a nice day trip to St. Michaels with my in-laws
- celebrated our son's high school graduation and our daughter's 22nd birthday
- ventured outside for several photo sessions
- started a new job
- had dinner with two fellow Usefilmers, including one from UK
- bought a new car
- went to a D.C. Cold Fusion user group meeting with Ben
- traveled with Sandy on a really nice vacation to see our friends in Florida
- kept up the blog nicely with 17 posts
Dave Goes Digital?
Check out B&W Maven Dave Beckerman's blog (be sure to look back a few days, too) and you'll see that Dave is dipping his toe into the Digital Lake. He just bought a Canon A75, a really nice little pocketable, 3MP camera - a very good choice, I think, for testing the waters, digitally speaking. He's already posted some nice images - keep an eye on his blog for what I'm sure will be more to come.
Following Up on A New PhotoBlog
Greg's new photoblog, Beauty in the ordinary is living up to its name. London-based Greg has made seven posts so far, each with an unusual and evocative photo. Take a few moments to check it out.