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19 Years ago today

Time goes by but it doesn’t feel like it does. Lily and I have been married for 19 years today. What was it like back then? 19 years ago I was threatening Lily’s maid of honor with physical harm for… Continue Reading →

I wish I took a “before” picture but these rims used to look like white nylon. I’m replacing the girl’s tires and soaked the nylon rims in Rit Kelly Green dye for about 2 minutes. They came out a little… Continue Reading →

Namecheap dynamic DNS setup with ddclient

I recently received an e-mail from my free dynamic DNS provider that said I can upgrade for a fee or I can every month login and re-validate that I’m still using their service. As I’ve been mooching off of them… Continue Reading →

You are there and I am not

This afternoon I had an appointment in Chinatown and when it was over I text messaged Lily to let her know I’m headed home. Her reply should not have surprised me. Can you get me some longan? This is not… Continue Reading →

Advice for aspiring R/C backyard bashers

There are two types of people who play with R/C cars: serious racers and backyard bashers. Racers are the one’s who start with an RTR or build-it-yourself kit and commence to customize their car for better acceleration, traction, and overall… Continue Reading →

I’ve become the kid’s R/C mechanic

For Father’s Day I celebrated by getting both kids an R/C car for their own. Since then they’ve broken pieces and we’ve visited the local hobby shop many times. This is not a bad thing and it was all good clean… Continue Reading →

Having hobbies is a good thing

Anyone who’s even given my blog a quick look can see that I’m all about my amusements. For the longest time that has been photography. I still love taking and sharing photos but lately I’ve been consumed with a new… Continue Reading →

Yashica vs Nikon

My Yashica Electro 35 GSN has a 45mm f/1.7 lens which makes for a comparison with my Nikon D300s with a 30mm f/1.4. My DSLR has an APC sensor which with the 1.5 crop factor makes the 30mm equivalent to… Continue Reading →

First roll from the Yashica Electro 35 GSN

When I get a new camera I usually pop in a roll of Fujifilm Superia X-TRA 400 and just quickly take photos. My recently acquired Yashica Electro 35 GSN is no exception. My focusing needs work as I’m too used to working… Continue Reading →

Yashica ME 1 Camera: Not bad for $4.88

I got my test roll back today from Costco for the Yashica ME 1 and I’m sharing the ones that I like below. I bought this camera at a thrift store last week for less than $5 so I can’t… Continue Reading →

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