Thursday, November 25, 2010

Just a little Wisconsin pond...

But the late afternoon lighting caught my eye, especially as it illuminated the dried vegetation on the pond's shore opposite the pending sunset. I grabbed the Nikon to capture the moment, and let go with the shutter for lots of frames. This one does a good job of expressing the still beauty of the scene:

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Helping out Wikipedia with a Remington Model 8...

I note that Wikipedia has an absolute dearth of firearm images in some of their entries. I reckon I should fix those omissions, so I've begun inserting examples from my own personal collection wherever appropriate. That way, somebody else can enjoy the fruits of my labors, and the firearms can see the light of day from the otherwise dark confines of their gun safes.

First contribution, my restored Remington Model 8 in .32 Remington, which I spent a goodly amount of time getting to its present condition:

More to follow, I promise.

Tuesday, November 09, 2010

San Francisco cracks down on McDonald's Happy Meals

More specifically, Happy Meals w/toys that don't meet their arbitrary nutritional requirements.

IOW, they've decided that they don't want the wrong things going into the wrong human orifices out there.

Mr. Irony, when have you ever been so unbelievably obvious?

Sunday, November 07, 2010

Sunday Breakfast - Something Different...

In a fit of breakfast creativity, I took two fresh chicken tamales from the local Mercado Marimar, added two eggs, a generous helping of shredded Colby Jack cheese, and threw in a sprinkling of Tabasco. Mmmm-good!