Ligia and I just watched The Awful Truth (1937) for the second time. We love it! The cast was perfect for the roles, the script was witty, and the direction was wonderful. Cary Grant plays Jerry Warriner, a husband who finds his wife Lucy's tale (Irene Dunne) of car trouble hard to swallow when she … Continue reading The Awful Truth (1937)
I received an email from JPG Magazine yesterday, where I'm a registered user. Apparently they're putting photos together for a new theme, called Beauty Redefined. Quoting from their email: "Every generation redefines what is beautiful, but ours has taken it to a whole new level. This theme invites you to throw out traditional notions of … Continue reading Beauty redefined?
I suppose they wouldn't be called challenges otherwise, right? So how do we tackle them? What makes them so... challenging? Methinks it has to do with the things I'm about to write. They're not groundbreaking, and I don't think they're new, but they're worth stating. First, we should remember that our attitude determines our altitude. … Continue reading Why are challenges a challenge?
A parachutist from New Zealand by the name of Michael Holmes somehow survived a major parachute malfunction from several thousand feet with only a broken ankle, a collapsed lung, and a broken nose. And on top of it all, he wanted to keep jumping afterwards... Talk about not learning your lesson. The first part is … Continue reading Amazing survivor of parachute malfunction
For the past month, I've been testing out the E-500 DSLR from Olympus. It's an entry-level DSLR with impressive specs for its class. These past 30 days or so, it has been my primary camera. It's been everywhere with me, every day. I've used it in all sorts of conditions (indoors, outdoors, daylight, nights, cold, … Continue reading Camera review: Olympus EVOLT E-500 DSLR
It's so easy to spread yourself thin these modern times... You've got news up the wazoo, 24x7, from a gazillion sources. On top of that, you've got blogs, with experts expounding on the virtues of this and that, and why it should matter to you, and you've got feeds of all sorts you can subscribe … Continue reading Keeping up with the news