The Challenge of Just Fine

I’ve been thinking a lot about the new releases — Watch 4, the iPhone Xs, IOS 12 and Mojave. In watching the discussions around the net, I see a lot of similar reactions. It's not that people are upset with the new releases, or that there are serious problems. It's...

Appreciating Life (and more), 6FPS by Chuq Von Rospach V1n4

I just published the latest issue of my newsletter 6FPS. Please take a look at Appreciating Life (and more) Not subscribed yet? Here's what you missed: Life has a way of changing your priorities. You deal with that, and do your best around it. The onslaught of cameras...

F–k Cancer

If you've been following my twitter and instagram you may have noticed I just made a short trip to Southern California. Other than my recent post that my writing for the blog and newsletter might be interrupted, I've been obscure about what's happening. A few weeks...

Time off on the Oregon Coast

Laurie and I just got back from ten days in Oregon on our post-Labor-day road trip. The trip totalled a bit over 2300 miles, and took us through Medford, Newport, Astoria, Portland and home via Klamath Falls. I tend to keep these trips a bit quiet ahead of time...

September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

every year, Stephen Hackett of Relay.FM promotes National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month for St. Jude Hospital, who took care of his child when he became ill. Two weeks ago, I got the phone call from an old friend of mine letting me know she'd just been diagnosed...

The New Piece of Gear that’s reinventing my photography

I want to introduce you to a new piece of photography gear that is reinventing my photography. It's a box This is going to require some explanation, and that requires a few digressions. You might want to grab a nice beverage and a comfy chair for this one. it's a...

Bandon Lighthouse print

As we've been slowly sorting out how we want the family room to look now that we have the new carpet in it, I've been thinking about the art to put up on the wall. There was an obvious space over the TV where just asking for a good-sized print. So, in the last week,...

Macro Photography experiments

I've been mucking around with getting the tabletop photography setup in the office the way I like it, and so I've been trying things and generally just experimenting. This is a fairly small space, and I found some of my early setups a bit awkward in trying to get set...

Gear Kit: What to carry when you go out and bird

I've been getting questions about what people should bring with them on a birding trip, and while I've written about this in the past, it makes sense to do an update and share what I'm carrying now, and to make some suggestions on options and alternatives for those...

A Birdwatcher’s Library

A Birdwatcher’s Library It turns out one of the things you tend to collect as a birder is books about birds. Birdwatching is in many ways less about watching birds as it is identifying what in heck you’re watching, and properly identifying birds turns out to be, well,...

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New to the blog this weekend: The Challenge of Just Fine

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In which I agree with @marcoarment and go off on how the watch faces hold the product back from awesome. And then gripe on apple’s lack of attention to detail in general.

“Rainbow barf” was used

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