December 11th, 2010 by grant

Just received my 1st Eye-Fi card. This SD card not only stores 8GB of photos but it simultaneously transmits the photos to my wireless network. While this is a great concept, I’m finding that it takes quite a while to upload a 12MP RAW file. I can also upload to Facebook. This would be much […]

December 6th, 2010 by grant

I believe in being a consumer, after all its what keeps this economy rolling. As such that means I get my share of catalogs. This is especially true during the holiday season. While watching the news tonight there was a PSA for, which is a opt-out catalog service. I quickly ran upstairs and gathered […]

December 5th, 2010 by grant

Every first Sunday of the month, general admission to the Oakland Museum is free, so we thought we would take this opportunity to check it out. We only viewed 1 of the 3 levels. We are saving the rest for when our visitors show up.

December 4th, 2010 by grant

In preparation for the upcoming holiday visitors. We needed to get some menu items in order. So tonight I tried a Langostino Mac & Cheese dish. It was suppose to be Lobster M&C but that’s too good for our guests. I wonder if I can get artificial lobster meat? Probably next to the cheese whiz, […]

December 4th, 2010 by grant

I have 31 landscape lights in the backyard and while they are 12VDC they still consume some power. In an effort to use less power I tried 10watt bulbs, but they didn’t seem to last very long. I also tried 5 watt CFL bulbs but quality control was spotty (some bright some very dim). I […]

December 2nd, 2010 by grant

Got stuck in Redding, nothing to do… went to the Sundial Bridge at night. On the drive back I stopped to photograph some Pronghorn thingies. I wished I had my big cam. No compact camera I’ve ever had does well at that end of the optical range.