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January 2022 in Review

It has been a busy and often odd month in the Gignacery. Jason and I have begun to experience what it will be like for us to become empty-nesters in a few months. Ambrose, after two fall semesters of community … Continue reading

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Quarantine Updates – 1/21/22

Things continue to be interesting and awful and so yeah I’m doing the bullet thing again. My overall thoughts, though? I think Texas is telling Texas to hold its beer… Here are some examples of numbers seen in SA this … Continue reading

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TGIO, 2021 Edition

Let me get right to it: 2021 has not been my year. In fact, it’s been downright awful in a lot of ways, particularly with regards to 1) grief/loss and 2) my physical health. And even though it looks like … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – 100 Happy Days, Fini

My attempt to find the happy for 100 days in a row is now over, as of 12/9. This has been a very trying time for me, and I admit that the project helped provide a little distraction. For that, … Continue reading

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Understanding Exposure, by Bryan Peterson

Subtitled: How to Shoot Great Photographs with Any Camera The subtitle says it all. This isn’t so much a how-to for working a camera in manual mode, but to help photographers understand more the ins and outs of doing so … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – I Don’t Know. Stuff.

I admit that in times of extreme stress, I tend to do a little retail therapy when all else has failed. Right around Black Friday, all else had failed, and I took advantage of some sales that were floating around … Continue reading

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November 2021 in Review

I said in my October wrap-up that November would be a medical-heavy month, and I wasn’t kidding. I’ll wait ’til I get to the Health portion of this post to discuss it, but let’s just say that various doctors’ visits … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – 100 Happy Days, Part 3

Today marks Day 75 or the 3/4 part of this project. I started the challenge due to mental health issues, and honestly, I haven’t found that it has helped. Of course, the mental health issues over the last few months … Continue reading

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October 2021 in Review

October! Spooky month, the month of temperature changes, a month that I normally shove a lot into and overextend myself. Happy to say that I didn’t do the latter this year. I knew I’d be coming back from vacation early … Continue reading

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Sunday Coffee – 100 Happy Days, Part 2

I’m halfway through this 100-day photo challenge to capture a happy moment from each day. Days 26 to 50 go from Sept 26th to Oct 20th, and the first big chunk of them were during vacation. There were days when … Continue reading

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