We’re back from our all too short stress-management vacate-shun. I’m chronically underslept (indeed, I ought to be in bed right now) and now I think I’m coming down with a generic Obnoxious Respiratory Ailment for the third time in as many months, which is extremely unusual for me, and which I definitely Do Not Want. Also, it turns out that as usual, Motorola cellphones are crippled. My Razr V3 apparently doesn’t allow applications to access the camera, so there’s no way for me to cram a functional datamatrix barcode decoder onto it. And the built-in wireless networking in Igor (my venerable 3½-year-old laptop) appears to have died…
I need a new cellphone. And a microscope. And a “netbook”. And a digital camera that handles low-light conditions and close-ups better. (And a pony?…) Still, things aren’t all bad, for all my whining.
I did manage to get some interesting pictures on the trip, at least, along with GPS tracks for geolocation purposes. Also, wine jelly and interesting spices from generous family members we were visiting, and even some avocado honey from a little roadside produce stand on the way back to the train station for the trip back.
I’m going to bed now. Hopefully after work tomorrow or this weekend I’ll be putting up another post (and start posting more often again). Anybody want to see pictures of oil and rocks from
JelloLlamaJalama Beach, or the majestic Los Angeles River?
3 thoughts on “Woe is me (some more)”
Hell yeah! Bring on the pictures of oil and rocks!
AGH! I DIDN’T DO IT! HE WAS LIKE THAT WHEN I GOT HERE AND ANYWAY JUST BECAUSE I HAVE THIS LAUNCHER DOESN’T MEAN THAT I DID IT!….
Oh, sorry, you startled me. Ahem. I’m okay now.
I finally sat down and figured out why I was having trouble getting geolocation to work on the photos I took (friggin’ federal government screwing around with the dates for Daylight Losings Time threw off my correlation by an hour…), so now I can put them online and map them out – I might as well get some use out of that Google Maps API key I have…
Stay tuned! (And thanks for not giving up on the blog here despite my bout of blogstipation…)
No worries. I went through it myself. Blogstipation…perfect description.