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Showing posts from August 10, 2012


August 10

“The only difference between men and boys,” they say, “is the price of their toys.” I don’t know about you, but I resemble that remark!

My first “adult” hobby was photography. I learned how to take pictures and develop them during a college course. I took the course with a borrowed camera and the school’s darkroom equipment, but later, I decided I needed my own stuff. Now I have several cameras, all kinds of lenses, and two tripods. Until our last garage sale, I also had a full darkroom set-up. I can’t remember the last time I took a picture.

When we lived in Southern California, I took up golfing. Some men in the Church wanted me to play with them so they bought me some lessons at a local Country Club so I’d be good enough. I started with a cheap set of clubs, but graduated to a full set of Link’s Irons, woods, and a nice leather bag. I even owned an electric cart for a while. I don’t want to remember the last time I played golf.

I don’t have the space to mention t…