Little Pieces of Glory

Not bad for photography basics!  After completing the six week course, I now know more about my camera than I ever learned just by dabbling with it myself.  Of course now that I know more about cameras, I am already salivating about a new camera body and new lenses, a tripod, a light meter, and all sorts of other accessories that  I didn’t know about before taking this class.  I think perhaps the school is in cahoots with camera manufacturers! The shutter speed for the above shot was 30 seconds.  The room was pitch black, and my daughter carried a … Continue reading Little Pieces of Glory

I’ll Run That Bridge When I Get To It

This is a guest post, written by my husband over at 10Bits: The doctor said, “Here’s your prescription for Lipitor.” After a Mayo Clinic executive physical, I drove away knowing I was fat, had high cholesterol, and high risk indicators for heart disease.  Being an executive has its perks.  Mostly I was thinking, Lipitor? I just turned 40!  I asked the doctor if I “had” to take the Lipitor. He replied, “You either have to take it, or you have to start working out and taking care of yourself. Obviously that’s not going to happen.” So…I lost 45 pounds, ran 2 half marathons, a sprint triathlon, … Continue reading I’ll Run That Bridge When I Get To It