October 8, 2012

Technological Marvels and Me


Western Baja Mexico, 2011.

A quiet morning was followed by a peaceful few hours by the bay.  I allowed stickiness with my old, much repaired camera to discourage me.  Lens not closing and one lever sticking left me beyond gloomy till bedtime.  I didn’t drop it this time, so perhaps it’s all leftover stuff from that last disaster.

The day was gorgeous and sunny.  I read and G read while the world purred by us out on the bay.  It looked as if half the boat owners in town came down to the water to play.  I got a few good shots of a crowded harbor mouth, but they didn’t want to download to my computer.  In this case, it was the computer.  G suggested that some folks are technically smooth and others are technically rough.  I appear to be in the rough sandpaper stage getting rockier by the minute. 

7 comments:

  1. Your digital karma must have been undergoing an adjustment. Better soon, I hope.

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  2. The photo above is juststunning.
    There is nothing more frustrating than a poorly camera.
    Sticky? Have you been at the honey?

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  3. You are too funny. Rough sandpaper indeed. Got a good photo of my knee and your glove compartment. Dianne

    PS thanks for the WW stuff. Still stuck in my plateau, but back to basics this week.

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  4. I spent the day traveling to Pine Valley and Alpine and then digging in the dirt. Such fun!

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  5. I'm a real stop and go type of computer person. Some times it purrs along, and other times it drives me crazy. This is a gorgeous photo, Mage!

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  6. Mama said there would be days like this, my Mama said.....I feel your frustration.

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  7. Mage, there are just some days when the damn technology loses its mind -- and we're not far behind.

    The Baja shot is beautiful!

    And I can't imagine any day in SD being awful!

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