The Good Old Days?

Originally posted on Stuff my dog taught me:
Ah… the glorious days of my youth.  How much better things were back in the good old days, when children knew their manners, schools taught math the right way, and you could eat a peanut butter sandwich in public without a swarm of helicopter parents swooping down…

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The Good Old Days – are Now

Is there a period in your own personal life that you think of as the good old days? Tell us a story about those innocent and/or exciting times (or lack thereof). I was just listening to this song in the car this morning on the way to work, and for me this is so true. I have worked hard…

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So You Just Got Your First Camera

Originally posted on petersouthlandphotography:
Since I’m just starting this blog I’m going to make the assumption that you also just got your camera, so today I’m going to cover some tips and tricks for setting up and using your camera that I’ve noticed new photographers tend to overlook. Focusing the Viewfinder One of the first…

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I Hate You

Originally posted on Uniquely Koka:
I recently stumbled upon 4 Times and Counting‘s post Am I Doing Breast Cancer Right? I admire her willingness to come right out for the world to read. I was grateful that someone was willing to offer that that cancer isn’t “the best thing that’s ever happened to us.” Cancer…

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Golden Key

You’ve been given a key that can open one building, room, locker, or box to which you don’t normally have access. How do you use it, and why? Every Sunday, as a kid, you were always dragged off the visit Aunty Edna, aka “The Old Lady down the street”. She was an old friend of your Grandma’s and…

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One Four Challenge, Week 3

Week 3, One Four Challenge, this week I have let my passion for Pop Art make an appearance, I so seldom get to do anything like this. I realize it is not to everyone’s tastes, but I had SO MUCH FUN playing with patterns and brushes. I got to create some fun Pop art style…

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Waiting Room

 “Good things come to those who wait.” Do you agree? How long is it reasonable to wait for something you really want? I guess ultimately it depends on the value of the thing you are waiting for, and I don’t mean financially. After a hot, dusty long walk, a cool drink of water is definitely…

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The Birthday Moth doesn’t want

OK, so here goes my 10 minute challenge This year Moth has a big number birthday, a milestone of sorts. All of his sisters and the extended family keep bugging me and him about what he is going to do and what he wants for his birthday. As per usual Moth does not like a…

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