First I'll say that every PC I use these days is running Windows 8.1. That's my home desktop, laptop, Surface RT, and work PC. Windows 8 is actually very good on the tablet form factor. It's fine on PCs if you're wanting to stick to the new Metro style apps. But it's horrible when mixing desktop … Continue reading Ugh: Windows 8, Metro and Desktop
He's all set for his first day of Kindergarten!
Tomorrow David starts kindergarten. This morning we had our last race to the pre-school door. He won.
The tree I have called the Cascade Tree (after the rural road it is on) is no more. I have no idea what it was about this tree, but many times while driving back from shooting at the lake I'd stop and give it some lens time too. I always liked how the road looked … Continue reading The Cascade Tree is No More
It has been a while since I've been out in the evenings to take photos. I took David with me and we headed to Sangchris Lake, in hopes of a good looking sky and/or sunset. Sadly, the sun slowly dimmed without a show. I didn't come away with much, around 30 shots in total. One … Continue reading Just Crop
This all started when my Surface RT’s screen cracked. I was using the device just minutes before picking it up and finding the screen shattered – I still have no idea what happened, but that is besides the point. I briefly chatted with support,who explained the cost. They agreed to take a look at it … Continue reading My Painful Experience with Microsoft Surface Support
Spring has finally arrived. On Saturday it was over 60 degrees and today it was over 70, and sunny. This, combined with it being the first weekend in a couple months I haven't spent 10+ hours in the basement working on Ana's table, made for a very nice and relaxing weekend. We spent time at … Continue reading Spring Weekend
It has been over 2 years since I began the project, but tonight we finally moved the completed craft table up to Ana's sewing room! I started building it in early 2011. I steadily worked on it nearly every weekend, just a few hours at a time while David was napping or after everyone had … Continue reading Craft Table (Finally) Complete