I'm reading this book and it pisses me off. I can do a chapter or so and then I have to take a break. Because I am a direct victim of the 2008 financial crises, and this book explains why not one bank executive was brought to task for their egregious errors! From about 2003... Continue Reading →
Update 11/17/16 - Norma passes. Obit at bottom. I've worked with and assisted countless photographers over the decades. Many I have forgotten. Some I haven't seen for 20 or 30 years, I can remember the faces, but not necessarily the names. One photographer I will never forget - Bob Bishop. But... Continue Reading →
Is Brian Williams a verb yet? Im going to get all Brian William-sy in this post and combine a few trips I took into one. My memories also get hazy looking backwards. While I may be combining some trips that were a few years separated, the stories and intent are true... This is where I... Continue Reading →
One of my favorite Photo websites is The Online Photographer. He recently had a post titled 'Simple Cameras'. It really made me smile because I had written something like it a few years ago here.. Ten Good Ideas that Never Took Off. Read the comments. Too fun!
I was going through a family history and recollections that my Uncle and Mother have written. They completed this remembrance of their growing up years as a way to preserve some family history for future generations. Its actually quite cool. Handwritten and hand drawn genealogical charts, Civil and Revolutionary war tales, Depression era stories. The... Continue Reading →
It is about 1980 and I am working at the Gunnison County Shopper. A weekly devoted to want ads and advertising.Most communities have one like this. I am an ad salesman and all around gofer. One of my jobs is to get up at an ungodly hour on every Wednesday morning and drive to the... Continue Reading →
To say the Create-A-Print (CAP) was important to us is an understatement. Our photo lab was going strong. Lots of happy customers and plenty of business. These were the late 80's and early 90's and film photography was very, very good. One particular day my favorite Kodak rep of all time, Roger Reed, Came to... Continue Reading →