We’ve been playing with Dallas’ new toy–the new version of the old Petzval lens, which we got through Lomography’s Kickstarter campaign–and it has me thinking about the whole subject of lo-fi and retro photography again, which I thought I didn’t like doing for myself, even though I enjoyed seeing those serendipitous, unlikely moments when others got it right. Seems the tide is changing.
Slice of Life
It about that time again, when people talk about the transition from one year to the next, reminiscing about the past year and speculating about what the next year should bring. I suppose it’s my turn.
A few weeks ago, a friend linked “The Innovation of Loneliness” to me, a viral video which talks about how lonely Facebook makes us, which appears to be a topic of much discussion lately. The video really stuck with me, because my experiences with Facebook and social media have been exactly the opposite. Continue Reading
As the White Twedding anniversary approached, I turned and asked Dallas, “what anniversary is this, anyway?” (Being a man, I’d forgotten) After some quick metal math, Dallas responded it was our third anniversary. After a moment, we both proceeded to fall over in shock.
As a result of the somewhat unusually public nature of our wedding and subsequent marriage, a lot of friends have asked us how to know when they’ve found “the one,” and how to have a successful relationship. For our anniversary, I’m going to give our usual answers (which will undoubtedly sound naive and silly in another 20 years) some of the most frequent questions so that maybe you, too, can fall over in shock that you’ve spent over 10% of your life with a single person before you’ve realized it.