Ireland – Day 13

Today is our last day in Ireland before flying home tomorrow. We’re tired and we’re pretty much out of clean clothes. The sun was out again today and we enjoyed walking in the good weather. Our first visit was to the Trinity College Library to see the Book OF Kells. There’s no photography of the […]


Why I love (and sometimes fear) Cynthia – reason # 2,341,456 One of her coworkers has been out of town this week. Let’s just say that Cynthia and this particular co-worker don’t always see eye to eye and have somewhat of a “friendly rivalry” going on. While this particular co-worker was out of of the […]

Happy Festival Of Popular Delusions Day!

June 5th is Festival Of Popular Delusions Day. The festival began in Germany on June 5th, 1945 which is one year after D-Day and one day before the one year anniversary. It marks the last day the Nazi’s were able to delude themselves that they would rule the Earth for a thousand years. Festival Of […]

Stresscon 3

We’re in final preparations for the trip to Italy and I am at StressCon 3. Flight and hotels have been booked, rail passes secured, initial packing done as well as sorting out exactly which photo gear I will be taking on this trip. To complicate things, I have a business trip to Orlando during the […]


When I picked Cynthia up from work on Monday she was carrying an empty 40oz plastic pretzel jar. I asked her what it was for and she proudly announced that she was going to make a terrarium out of it. As we drove home we talked about the project and I suggested getting a lizard […]