Did My Olympus XA Survive Vacation?

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One thing I didn’t mention about our recent Arizona and California trip was that, in Carmel-by-the-Sea, I tripped and fell with my Olympus XA in one hand. Other than a scraped knee and elbow, I was fine, but I wasn’t … Continued

2022 California Vacation Part 3

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Day Ten: Carmel After another couple of days with long walks, we decided to just stay in Carmel the next day. We went back to Carmel Belle for breakfast. This time, Holly got the avocado toast, and I got the … Continued

2022 California Vacation Part 1

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Day Four: Flight to Monterey and Carmel-by-the-Sea Our flight from Phoenix to Monterey was our only flight that left on the early side. And by “early,” I mean 10:00 am. We were lucky that we were able to arrange our … Continued

Planning a Vacation

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Making Plans Holly and I planned our first vacation in 3 years! Yes, we took a trip to Solvang, CA this past October. We had a great time, and it was a welcomed break from work. But it was mainly … Continued

New and Old Lenses for the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

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Back before there was the pandemic that has turned everything upside down, Holly and I took a long walk on a pleasant late-February Sunday to stretch our legs and take some pictures. I brought my Canon EOS 5D Mark IV … Continued