Monthly Archives: January 2017

January 23, 2017: Skeletal Nikon F4 Body – the Story behind my PTSD Cauldron Image

A few months ago I ordered a “broken” F4 body for one specific component…the lens mount on the front of the body.  My goal was to make a custom Nikon F mount on a 4×5 view camera lens board to allow any … Continue reading

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January 22, 2017: Follow-up to My Post “Yes, I Can Do This” – Addendum

Please accept my apologies – I inadvertently list the same point in the Venn diagram below.  The top circle is now correct. In my January 20th post I mentioned a number of “way points”  I needed to come to grips with before … Continue reading

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January 20, 2017: “Yes, I Can Do This” – Notes of My PTSD Journey

A rather dramatic title but, nonetheless, apt for today’s post – the long, drawn out journey from when I left Vietnam  in 1968 to where I am today, a torturous 49 years later.  The journey from then to now is littered with casualties, … Continue reading

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January 8, 2017: Recycled “Soda” Bottles

While recycling is part of our daily routine, sometimes we acquire products made from recycled materials that have all the elements that excite us (Function and Form as well as being aesthetically pleasing).  And, if the recycled products also provide … Continue reading

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January 5, 2017: SSD Upgrade = Super Speedy Six Year Old Laptop

I’ve been considering how to approach the “technical” reuse, upgrade or retro fit existing electronic products I’ve been using to make them more functional. For example I’m typing this post on a six-year MacBook Pro laptop.  When I purchased the laptop … Continue reading

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January 4, 2017: Hurrah! 2017 is Here!

“Out with the old and in with the new” as the old saying goes!  A good intro to my first post for 2017, especially given that I’m experimenting with additional categories to post in 2017. When I wrote about what I was … Continue reading

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