Category: Lifestyle

Feb 12 2018

Long Overdue Update

Lots has happened in the past couple years. Left Florida and moved north to New Jersey. I recently spent some time fixing a bunch of issues with this blog and figured I would post some photos.

Aug 10 2015

Reached some goals…

I‘ve been trying to lose some weight since I moved to Florida in April and I finally hit my first goal. I started at a whopping 277 and set a target on 230, which I reached today!  47 pounds shed! The trick for me was to exercise regularly. I began tracking activity with Runkeeper, first …

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Jun 30 2015

I’m eating well…

Jun 14 2015

Early Morning Run!

Got up early and drove 30 minutes north to Blanchard Park for the Orlando Runners Club 5K. This was a spur of the moment idea when I ran across a blurb for the run online.  I haven’t done a full 5K for several years but felt I was in shape enough to do it in …

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May 25 2015

Fringe Festival Retro Beach Party

This boss little afternoon finds rockabilly and surf rockers colliding on the Green Lawn of the Lowndes Shakespeare Center, Featuring the Wildtones, Thee Wilt Chamberlain and Rocket 88, plus a retro bathing suit contest.  I found myself at the Stonewall Bar tent adjacent to the music venue, sponsored by a local gay bar/dance club.    

May 15 2015

Oakridge Gun Range

Haven’t been out shooting in a few years.  Picked up a box of shells and went with a few friends to see how much edge I have lost.  To my surprise I seem to be at least as accurate as I was when I was going regularly.  I’m not really great, but I can still …

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May 15 2015

Night shot iPhone 6 Plus, grainy but nailed the shot.

  I really like ProCamera.  It is easy to use but has depth, allowing lots of control including separate exposure and focus points, shutter or ISO priority and bracketing.  I’ll be trying some even darker night shpts soon. Adjustments in Lightroom 5 include crop, straighten, noise and WB adjustment.  

May 09 2015

Losing weight and lowering BP

Regular exercise like walking 2.5-5K a day and eating right is paying off!  Goal for now is to drop 47 pounds, hope to be there by mid August. ▼  UPDATEs▼

May 02 2015

St. John’s River Arts Festival (Sanford)

Lots of regional artists showing everything from photography to interactive art.  Here is a example: There was also a human statue water fountain:

Apr 29 2015

View from my room in Myrtle Beach last month.

  Stayed at the Jamaican, a part of the Caribbean Resorts property. Great view and newly remodeled rooms.  Very inexpensive,at only $78/night.  Good food right next door at the Sea Captain’s House where I hit the breakfast buffet several days.