I know Christmas isn't celebrated by everyone, but if you're one of those who does celebrate it, Merry Christmas! Even though the origins of the date are pagan, the meaning we have chosen to ascribe to it over time is certainly worth celebrating. For those among us who are Christians, it means our Savior's birth. … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
Back on August 15, I wrote about the "new E-1", the Pro DSLR from Olympus that would replace the existing E-1. I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the launch party for that new DSLR, officially called the E-3, on October 16. The party was held at the Museum of Natural History in NYC, and … Continue reading The Olympus E-3 Launch Party
You may recall that I mentioned a recent trip to Romania in a few of my posts. The occasion for our trip was a joyous one, thank goodness: my wife's sister got married. I would have loved to post a few photos of them, but she and her husband would prefer to stay off the … Continue reading The reason behind our trip to Romania
Ligia and I were taking a leisurely walk on Beach Drive last night (Friday), when we were confronted with the overpowering smell of spilled fuel. On our way there, we'd seen a fire engine, but we didn't think twice about it. This time, I thought I'd inquire, camera in hand. After walking through 100 yards … Continue reading Accident on I-495
I wrote about the fun day I spent at the William H. Fitzgerald Tennis Center here in DC yesterday, watching the Legg Mason Tennis Classic courtesy of Olympus, and promised I'd publish photos taken at the matches with the new E-510. After I deleted the blatantly bad ones, I was left with 607 photos. I … Continue reading Photos from the Legg Mason Tennis Classic
After getting home this evening, I remembered (and it wasn't the first time) that I've neglected to write about my blog's first birthday. It is, after all, a momentous occasion, and needless to say, one I won't encounter for some time again... 🙂 If you haven't already, have a quick look at the About page. … Continue reading Happy (belated) Birthday to ComeAcross!
Ligia and I attended the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's 2007 Annual Donor Thank You Concert last night. It was held at Strathmore Concert Hall. Pete & Nicole, thank you for the tickets! It was simply amazing. I realized two things during the concert: The older I get, the more I appreciate classical music. The BSO is … Continue reading BSO's Annual Donor Thank You Concert