November 22, 2005


I find this to be in bad taste to be submitted to this after commiting to ride my bicycle only a few days earlier...

The 35mb film was shot in an August morning back in 1978. Director, Claude Lelouch mounted a gyro-stabilized camera to the front bumper of a Ferrari 275 GTB and had a friend (a professional Formula 1 racer), drive at breakneck speed through the heart of Paris.

A well told story...

Check it here.

November 21, 2005

A new Mode

When I was a teen and early 20's, I used to ride my bike everywhere. It was a situation where I either rode my bike and took the bus. I had no car. Well, after a series of bad luck, I am again without a car. I've decided that instead of trying to repair my latest vehicle, it is going to the salvage yard. So, I am in a situation where I am trying to convince myself that I will ride my 2 wheel, self propelled vehicle in the worst weather-wise time of the year.

For the past 3 days, I've ridden this...

And I have to say that I've been feeling good doing it. My usual daily commute to my café I go to is about 6.5 miles round trip. When I pick up my daughter from school, I'll ride another bike that has a trail-a-bike attached to it. That will be roughly 11 miles round trip. We'll see how I feel when it is very cold and rainy, though I am prepared for it.

In the meantime, while riding, I get to stop and take photos like these...

November 18, 2005

Magic Hands

This ain't no CGI

November 13, 2005

November 12, 2005

Tintype Cowboy by Peter Howe

Tintype Cowboy by Peter Howe- The Digital Journalist

The process is amazing, but the results are quite stunning! I never knew how this process was done, and viewing the video insures that I would never want to do it. But to be able to gain access to history in such a way that is exactly the same as it was done back 150 years ago is very cool. If you have access to broadband, view the video. It is quite magical!
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