TAKO. INTERNET SEIT 1996.
Olympus-OM

Re: [OM] Six Months

Subject: Re: [OM] Six Months
From: Philippe <photo.philippe.amard@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2018 21:12:28 +0100

> Le 8 févr. 2018 à 01:48, Ken Norton <ken@xxxxxxxxxxx> a écrit :
> 
>> Thanks for the progress report.  Glad to hear you are staying busy.
> 
> Very. The challenges of staying on top of a new job and taking classes
> at the same time. I'm in the midst of the capstone class for a
> MicroMasters in Cybersecurity from RIT. It's pretty brutal. It's kinda
> like that meme going around: ""If you're paddling upstream in a canoe
> and a wheel falls off, how many pancakes are required to shingle the
> garage? »
> 
None, shingles are out of fashion these days ;-)


> It's very fascinating and quite dynamic. For one of the labs we have
> to do a MiTM attack. No problem, been there, done that... Except in
> the eight weeks since the lab requirements and instructions were
> written, a major upgrade to the browsers has been implemented which
> made it obsolete and they had to rewrite the instructions to counter
> the new defensive mechanism. (that didn't take long--when we students
> could figure out how to defeat the new preventative measures with a
> couple setting changes).
> 
> I'm glad it's the only class I'm taking as it is taking over 20 hours
> a week of time and roasting a few billion braincells in the process.
> 

Keep these brain pixels alive AG, they will be much needed for when you retire 
;-)

> 
>> As for darkroom equipment, you are not alone.  My limited darkroom equipment
>> hasn't seen the light of day since I placed it in the garage attic in 1967.
> 
> We had everything moved for us. And due to scheduling issues, the
> movers came after we were already in Alaska. So it's an adventure
> finding things because there are garage items stuffed into bedroom
> drawers and kitchen utensils buried under bicycle tires.

Got them to learn how to read - FIFO

> Most things
> have been unpacked to varying degrees of success, but there are two
> huge boxes that are mostly garage items that I haven't done anything
> other than peek into the top of and probably 15 boxes that need to be
> emptied. We've taken car loads of stuff to Goodwill.
> 

Reminds me of some recent experience :-)

> Yet, there is a part of me that says "wait" as we may move to another
> place in the neighborhood that is larger and has nothing but river and
> forest in the back yard. (only 500 feet from the river and 130 feet
> above). Tons of bear and moose down below.

From the photos I’ve seen Moose doesn’t deserve this amount ;-)

> Probably not safe for
> letting our toy poodle spend unattended time outdoors.

Ever thought of a (teddy) bear?
Hope the puppy survives - our cats suffered the same ordeal and 7 months later 
they seem perfectly fit for the place :-)


> Another one
> that may come available when our lease is up is only 250 feet from the
> river.
> 

Mind the thaw ….

Keep reporting and sending good vibes AG.

Wish you the best Philippe



> AG
> -- 
> _________________________________________________________________
> Options: http://lists.thomasclausen.net/mailman/listinfo/olympus
> Archives: http://lists.thomasclausen.net/mailman/private/olympus/
> Themed Olympus Photo Exhibition: http://www.tope.nl/
> 

-- 
_________________________________________________________________
Options: http://lists.thomasclausen.net/mailman/listinfo/olympus
Archives: http://lists.thomasclausen.net/mailman/private/olympus/
Themed Olympus Photo Exhibition: http://www.tope.nl/

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>