Fuji FinePix F30

Photograph of a Fujifilm Finepix F30 digital camera with the lens extended (on).

My Fujifilm Finepix F30 is the first digital camera I bought back in 2006. I still like the pictures it takes. It continues to work (2022), and every now and then I give it an outing.

Wedding anniversary backpacking at Devils Backbone Wilderness by Gary Allman

Wedding anniversary backpacking at Devils Backbone Wilderness (365:050) – Tonight we get to sleep in the woods and tomorrow it’s our It’s our second wedding anniversary. One-minute read, +3

Gary and Ginger being nauseating in Walmart on Saint Valentine's Day by Gary Allman

Gary and Ginger being nauseating in Walmart on Saint Valentine’s day (365:045) – When you’re living your dream, over time your dream becomes normal life. It pays to stop and reflect on that once in a while. When you do it reminds you how special your dream is and how lucky you are. One-minute read, 7 pictures

Morning rituals (365:042) – I think we need a bigger bed. Two-minute read, 4 pictures

There’s an icicle in my beard (365:033) – It was a tad cold this morning. Well I consider 6°F (-14 °C) a tad chilly, but the sun was shining and there was nothing for it but to shift the foot of snow off of the path, drive and clear a way across the deck. I had help with the drive as Alek assisted me once he’d cleared a path for Diane next door. One-minute read, 4 pictures

Kayaking on James River, Springfield Missouri by Gary Allman

Kayaking on James River, Springfield Missouri – Today was a busy day. Two-minute read, 7 pictures

Halfway up the first hill - Busiek State Forest & Wildlife Area by Gary Allman

Halfway up the first hill – Busiek State Forest & Wildlife Area (365:27) – Tomorrow I’ll ache. One-minute read, 4 pictures

Kayaking in the ice on Lake Springfield – It’s Saturday so we must be kayaking. It’s amazing how quickly the weekend and our Saturday lie-in comes around each week. One-minute read, 5 pictures

Waiting for the kids by Gary Allman

Waiting for the kids (365:019) – What’s the point of taking safety shots if I don’t use them? One-minute read

Gary and CD (365:017) – Today we went to Ginger’s parents to pick up Lanie. 7 pictures

Gary and Ginger at Compton Hollow by Gary Allman

Gary and Ginger at Compton Hollow (365:016) – Today we got off to a slow start. 3 pictures

Choral evensong by Gary Allman

Choral evensong (365:009) – Somehow I managed to miss my Sunday afternoon nap. Two-minute read

Recycling (365:004) – It’s been a quiet day in Springfield. One-minute read

A quiet place by Gary Allman

A quiet place (365:003) – Five people (and four cats) are a lot to fit into our small house. One-minute read

Photograph of Ginger and Gary Allman on the Coy Bald Trail

December 2010, and our very first backpacking trip. Trip write-up: Five-minute read, 21 pictures

Always Kiss Me Goodnight – I spotted these signs and the conveniently placed mirror. I couldn’t miss the opportunity for a self-portrait.

Garage Project – Stage II. More shopping for lumber.

Ginger and Tubby – Our resident Cat lady and Tubby, one of our four cats. +1

Blue Kitty – Despite being a haughty madam I have to admit that from time to time she looks wonderful, and tonight under the lamp with the Christmas tree (blue of course) behind her it was a picture asking to be taken.

Photograph of Gary Allman working on a DYI project at his workbench in Springfield Missouri

Honey-do List – This week I’ve been working on my ‘Honey-do’ list and managed to cross off four items: Fitted a new front door, replaced the broken light switch in the kitchen and replaced the light fitting in Alek’s room. This afternoon saw me working on the fourth project. One-minute read

Tra-la! – The almost completed workbench, Just the pegboard, and some more shelves to add and it is finished. 4 pictures

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