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Waiting and Writing (365:161)

black and white photgraph of Gary Allman. www.breakfastinamerica.ne
Waiting and Watching. Copyright © 2011 Gary Allman, all rights reserved.

Sitting waiting in the car is one of the few places and times I get a chance to stop and think.

We’ve spent the past couple of days researching a replacement camera for my currently defunct Nikon. It’s come down to the Nikon D7000 and Canon 60D and it’s been a very tough (and long) decision process. I must have spent 20 plus hours reading reviews and studying pictures. I think I’ve now come to a conclusion, and I’m going to sleep on it before going out and splashing the cash.

In a masochistic attempt at relaxation I agreed to take Katie to the mall and then out for a driving lesson. While waiting at the mall I relaxed, wrote some notes, and took my daily picture. The driving lesson couldn’t be classed as relaxing. I didn’t realise teaching a fifteen-year-old to drive was on my list of step-fatherly duties when I signed up. In the UK we have driving schools, you can’t drive until you’re seventeen, and there are ‘L’ plates to save parents this sort of trial.

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Waiting and Writing
Gary – Waiting and Writing

Copyright © 2011 Gary Allman, all rights reserved.