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

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

2022 Camera Inventory

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At the beginning of 2020, I wrote a post about the cameras I had as of December 2019. At that time, I was collecting film cameras rather quickly. I had some intention of writing subsequent inventory updates, but my camera … Continued

January 2022 Update

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Between it being winter and the spreading of the Omicron variant, January was a quiet month. Early in the month, our wonderfully relaxing winter break came to an end. Unlike most Januarys when there are a couple of quiet weeks … 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