Author Archive for etane

Much Ado About A Mark: Caught RedHended

ddd

July 1st, Netsdaily article headline is “BROOK-LINSANITY”.  On the same day, an “quick thinking” Lin fan, JlinPortal LLC’s owner, trademarked “Brook-Lin” when prevents others from producing Lin-centric paraphernalia using the same mark. July 14th, Adam Kennedy asked Netsdaily whether they…

Beginning Daycare

DSC09543

  Pre-daycare We had visited this daycare facility before.  I don’t know whether this facility would’ve been my first choice, but it’s the only one that allowed me to pay for only the weeks Ellis is enrolled in which saves…

Maryland Excursion

DSC08857

Most of my family immigrated to the US during the 1960′s through 1980′s.  My father’s eldest brother first arrived in Washington for college, transferred to U. of Illinois and settled in Chicago.  So, my father’s side of the family eventually…

District of Columbia

WP_20160615_18_03_51_Pro__highres

Title of attached music is “Summer Rain” which is appropriate because it really did rain a lot while we were in Maryland.  Or, at least, there were a lot of false positives by the weather forecast.  So, the day after…

Taking Off

578658015_640

  We’ve been prepping Ellis for her first plane ride for awhile.     We were never worried that she would cry or yell.     Somehow we took that as a given.     I hope it’s because the…

Then, and, Now, Beep.

Image_00006a

  Living in a large house has many disadvantages. Depending on how much time and effort you are willing to put into the house’s upkeep, you really have to decide how much space you really need and how much stuff…

Balboa Park

DSC08025

  A random Wednesday.  Significant other said she didn’t feel like going to work.  So, I suggested we go take a short road trip.  Somewhere we could take advantage of avoiding the weekend crowd.  And, we decided on Balboa Park.…

Getty Center

DSC07436-1

  It’s been awhile since we went to Getty.  Been both busy and a bit under the weather hence the delay.  Thoughts that occurred during the time we visited Getty is a bit foggy at the moment.  But, I do…

Techart Pro Test

DSC06590

  Browsing Sony Alpha Rumors, a site dedicated to all things Sony Photo, I found an interesting gadget.  This gadget would turn any manual focus Leica lens into an auto focus lens that’s used on a Sony E body.  And,…