Archive for May, 2007

Waaaaaa… I want my Velvia 50

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

K and I are going through the preparations for our trip out to Yellowstone and I was looking into the photography setup. I headed over to B&H, found the circular polarizer for the lens of my new digital camera, then went over to the film section. For a number of reasons, I still think that […]

Vegetarianism

Monday, May 7th, 2007

Technically, K and I are not vegetarians. We’re pesco-vegetarians: we’ll eat fish and I’ll eat shellfish (K just doesn’t like shellfish 🙂 ). We didn’t become pesco-vegetarians overnight. We started by getting rid of red meat, so no pork, beef, lamb, etc. More recently, we stopped making chicken at home (we seldom eat out) and […]

A couple of wildlife rehab notes

Sunday, May 6th, 2007

We finished the protective boxes we are going to use for cage cameras.  They are pretty basic with hinged tops (where the cameras are mounted) and plexiglass fronts to shoot through.  We’ve mounted them in the cages and run the 300′ of wire back to the house.  K will need to angle them so they […]

Consulting

Sunday, May 6th, 2007

As I mentioned a few weeks ago, a professor from my old department contacted me about some work.  I went to the company, talked to them for a few hours and then later had lunch with the president of the company (whom I’ve known for a while).  Last week we agreed that I would start […]

Periodical cicada

Tuesday, May 1st, 2007

I was taking the dogs out last night and saw a periodical cicada emerging from it’s nymph stage. Kind of cool – definitely an interesting picture: Now I wonder if I have to worry about my fruit trees :-/ Approximately how big is this? It a little hard to tell from the photos. Also, it […]