Baltimore 2019 Trip

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Since moving to Philadelphia in 2011, we’ve been to Baltimore a couple of times: once for a wedding and once for a conference. Although both trips were nice for different reasons, in October, we had a chance to go to … Continued

August and September 2019 Update

August and September were strange and stressful months. The library where I work has been in the process of moving into a new building since well before I started there. The summer had been an odd experience of working in … Continued

Medium Format Update

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I have good news and bad news about my current situation with my medium format cameras. Recently, I wrote an update noting that my Flexaret had stopped working and my Pentacon Six TL had film advance issues. The bad news … Continued

Libraries Old and New

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I have been working at Temple University Libraries for nearly a year. One of the appeals of the position when I interviewed late spring of 2018 was the fact that they were in the process of building a new library. … Continued

July 2019 Update

After our busy June which included a visit from Holly’s dad and our wonderful trip to Carmel, we had a rather quiet July. The shock of returning home after vacation took a while to wear off (and I’m not sure … Continued

Carmel 2019 Trip

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Since I once lived in the southwest and have spent a great deal of time on the west coast, I have difficulty recalling there was a time not so long ago (relatively speaking) that anything west of the Mississippi was … Continued

Mid-2019 Update

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It’s hard to believe that 2019 is half over. I had intended to post monthly updates but have fallen short of that goal. I hope this mid-year review will help kickstart better habits. 2018 was a rough year due to … Continued

April 2019 Update

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April was a bit of a busy month. One weekend, an old friend, who I’ve known since grade school, was in town, and we got to spend some time together. He had seen my posts on Instagram of pictures I … Continued