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Entries from August 2009


August 23rd, 2009 · No Comments

I’ve decided it’s high time to finally do something about my weight. I’m currently at my heaviest ever. Ever. And that upsets me. I have a couple of negative personal traits that have helped me to be a horrifically efficient weight-gainer over the last seven years. First, I love food. I love to cook, I […]

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Tags: Tech/Geek

Mirror Mirror…

August 17th, 2009 · 3 Comments

My latest eBay plunder is a 500mm f/8 Reflex-NIKKOR lens. This lens is interesting because its not your typical set of concave and convex optical glass lenses in an aluminum tube. Instead, this lens relys on pair of catadioptric mirrors, much the same way a large astronomical telescope does. For that reason, the lens is […]

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Tags: Lenses · Photography · Uncategorized

An Interesting Week In The Industry…

August 17th, 2009 · 3 Comments

The last week has been an interestingly eventful one at work. My airline attempted to purchase another airline out of bankruptcy. The auction was held a couple of days ago. My airline lost. This is one of the few losses of a major business battle I can remember my airline taking. The funny thing is […]

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Tags: Aviation · Business/Unions