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An Update

FJ side view thumb

Quixote’s lift

New sections have been added to the FJ mods pages.

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So Many boxes!

Living with

Boxes, boxes everywhere and not a home to live…

They say that you should conquer a seemingly unconquerable task by breaking it into smaller, more do-able tasks. What they don’t tell you is that you have to focus on those little tasks. I learnt this the hard way during our recent packing experience. We dutifully created smaller tasks but I couldn’t keep from reminding myself every five minutes…”First, we pack the speakers, then the vases, then the china.. (oh – Shreesh wants to do all the albums too?), then we pitch all unecessary stuff. That means – lets see… the three storage closets downstairs, then the bedroom closet, then the kitchen, then – ohmigod – the walk in closet – what do we do with all the towels? and sheets? and all that junk? aaarrrggghhhhh!”
Well, so much for the small tasks!

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A Small Delay

Shreesh Taskar

Man in a
Yellow Jacket

The schedule slips slightly. Not bad by the yardstick of Software Development.

It is now official – the October 15th departure date has now been pushed back to October 20th. The packing, planning and organizing has taken much much longer than expected. What a surprise this is! The packers are here on time but unfortunately we still […]

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Panasonic Lumix LX-2

Rollover Shreesh-In-The-Hat

Yet another beautiful day
in wine country

Exposition on documentary vs. creative photographs. The Panasonic Lumix is a good choice for documentary photographs.

During our past trips and photographic excursions we discovered that our photographs fall into two categories – those that document events and those that are created as an expression of art. […]

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Frank Gagliardi

Professor Frank Gagliardi
lecturing to his students

The process of getting an education in Automotive Technology is described. The personalities and travails thereof. A discussion of why the class is endangered.

The biggest and scariest unknown on this trip was automotive technology since neither Neena nor I had the slightest inkling, the briefest […]

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