Okay, not so much.
Archive for December, 2008
I’m looking at my new Canon EOS XTi. I’ve stopped procrastinating about buying a digital SLR camera and have only just begun procrastinating on figuring out how to use it.
It has all kinds of mysterious little logos and symbols. Both on the body of the camera and in the diagram explaining the LCD screen. It comes with everything I need, including a lens and a battery and a strap, all of which I’ve assembled (ok, Mrs. Ombud did the strap), except it did not come with a “CF card.”
I have a former coworker, A, who has whippets, the petite racing dogs. She both races them and keeps them as pets.
I heard recently that A has trained her whippets to sit, expecting a treat, and to raise a paw before they are rewarded, as if they are students in class raising a hand to ask a question.
Superheroes were different when I was a kid. They mostly lived in comic books. Superman later became a TV show, but the special effects were so hokey you could practically see the strings propeling him in flight around the stage. We didn’t mind. We were kids. It was understood that childhood imagination, pretending, was part of the deal.