Archive for June 25th, 2007

Fun with aphorisms

Monday, June 25th, 2007

I was in a longish meeting today when it occurred to me that it is a military truism that “no plan survives first contact with the enemy.”  Moreover, as Walt Kelly’s Pogo noted, “we have met the enemy and he is us.”  This suggests that no plan survives first contact with its creators. Most of […]

Yellowstone pictures

Monday, June 25th, 2007

When we came back from Yellowstone this year, I had about 1,800 pictures to go through.  I’ve finally selected the best 200 or so.  Some of them need a bit of cleanup in terms of brightness and in a few cases, getting rid of a mark that was on the back of a lens which […]