Mud, Rain and Solitude

 The rain was coming down in sheets. The roof of the office began to leak, so an orange bucket was placed there overnight. I began to debate the reward of riding in such wet conditions. The debate was over…the bike was being unloaded from the Subaru. I began dry. Water in bearings, water in shoes, […]

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Liberation

I found myself driving purposefully into a snowy wonderland. Just two days prior, rain had prevailed, melting the rollings hills that the road meandered through. March in Traverse City, Michigan is a very dynamic time of the year. Thus my excitement to head out to a favorite section of trail along the lands of Brown Bridge […]

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Olympus Infinity Tele: Part 2

If it does not bring you joy, why keep it? A great question. I am always struggling to keep my camera collection to a minimum. Every so often, I find a camera that I find too hard to resist, and purchase it right away. I read the reviews, clean it up, and with nervous anticipation, load […]

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Just Like Winters of Yore…

I have always wondered what it would be like to become older, to have made numerous trips around the sun. To gain wisdom, experience and live a full life. Incrementally, the wonders of my youth are becoming realized. For example, I have often wondered if I would be one of those individuals who would say “back […]

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User Report: Ricoh TF-500

The Ricoh TF-500 (T-900 in other markets) is a product of the times. And yes, this is a good thing. You see, from my experience, mid-range cameras from the 1980’s (for the most part) were all solid units. By this point in the game, auto-focus and other automated systems had found their footing within the camera market. They […]

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