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

Canon Rebel 2000 with Kodak Color Plus

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After my less than satisfying experience shooting with Ilford Delta 3200, I retreated to a safe place: shooting Kodak Color Plus 200 with my Canon EOS Rebel 2000. Both the camera and the film are entirely reliable so it was … Continued

December 2021 Update

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The tentative optimism that developed from the time Holly and I had gotten vaccinated late in the spring withered when we hit December thanks to the emergence of the Omicron variant. Luckily, we had gotten our booster shots in November … Continued

Fall Color 2021

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We tend to have at least a couple good weeks in Philadelphia for fall color, and this year was no exception. In fact, we still have some lingering color even late in November. Some of these picture have appeared, or … Continued

September 2021 Update

September started off with some weather drama when the remnants of Hurricane Ida came through Philadelphia resulting, among other things, in the historic flooding of the Schuylkill River. Luckily, the rest of the month was less dramatic. The weather started … Continued