Vacation starts….soon

Tomorrow afternoon we'll be leaving for a relaxing vacation in Michigan.  It has been a couple years since our last real vacation so it is long overdue.  Unlike most of our other travels, we'll be taking it easy and don't have a packed agenda. More to come as we're on our way.

Camping: Check.

We made it back from camping in one piece and had lots of fun while we were at it.  Best line of the trip occurred at Starbucks drive-thru on Saturday morning before leaving:   Cashier (after looking in the bed of Justin's truck): Oh, going camping? Justin: Yep, sure are. Cashier (and two others): With … Continue reading Camping: Check.


This weekend I'll be heading out into the local "wilderness" for some camping.  For the event I'll be getting out my telescope, something that hasn't happened much in the last year (once actually) so I'm really looking forward to it. Just last weekend I got the scope out and stayed up late and remembered how … Continue reading Camping

Camera Equipment

Today I should be receiving the last shipments of my camera purchases in preparation for our trip to Michigan at the end of the month.  The inventory will then be: Canon EOS 30D Camera Body Canon 28-135mm IS USM lens Canon 10-22mm USM UltraWide lens & Hood Bogen-Manfroto 3021B Tripod with 3030 pan-tilt head Some … Continue reading Camera Equipment