Archive: August 2013

I Am An Uberdork

  • August 31, 2013
I Am An Uberdork

Uberdork: Slang.  Noun.  An extremely silly, out-of-touch person who tends to look odd or behave ridiculously around others; a social misfit. Ever since I can remember, I have always been an uberdork; the true definition of a geek, nerd, dork, and/or epically misunderstood nerdy social outcast.  And yes, I have the pictures to prove it! The following is a list of reasons why I myself, along with the majority of my very close friends consider me to be an uberdork. When I was in grade school, I was a very active participant in Science Club. I have musical obsessions.  I always have...

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Not Taking Enough Pictures Is Something I Regret

  • August 30, 2013
Not Taking Enough Pictures Is Something I Regret

I sincerely regret not taking enough pictures, especially during times in my life that I now consider to have been major turning points in my life. My father bought me my first camera, and every camera I ever owned during the course of his lifetime.  My very first camera was a Pentax 35 mm film compact point-and-shoot.  As the years went by, my father would take my old cameras in exchange for newer, more advanced models.  Unfortunately, the cost of film and the processing which came later became expensive, forcing me to conserve my film to one or two rolls per month. In many ways I am envious...

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Round Hay Bales

  • August 27, 2013
Round Hay Bales

August 2009

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The Slatin Family, Circa 1990

  • August 26, 2013
The Slatin Family, Circa 1990

The Slatin Family: Thomas Slatin, Harvey Slatin, and Anne Slatin Circa 1990

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Writing Prompt Number 34

  • August 25, 2013
Writing Prompt Number 34

Write about a recent adventure or travels.

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Returning To Camp Chateaugay Wilderness After 19 Years Away

  • August 24, 2013
Returning To Camp Chateaugay Wilderness After 19 Years Away

I was a camper at Camp Chateaugay Wilderness during the summers of 1993 & 1994.  After 19 years away, I returned for a visit in 2013.

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Vintage Photograph Of Harvey L. Slatin

  • August 23, 2013
Vintage Photograph Of Harvey L. Slatin

  Vintage Photograph Of Harvey L. Slatin

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Abandoned Adirondack Hunting Cabin

  • August 22, 2013
Abandoned Adirondack Hunting Cabin

For many years, I have been waiting to explore this abandoned Adirondack hunting cabin.

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Thomas Slatin (1989)

  • August 20, 2013
Thomas Slatin (1989)

Multiplicity

  • August 19, 2013
Multiplicity

August 2013

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Writing Prompt Number 33

  • August 18, 2013
Writing Prompt Number 33

Describe the longest amount of time you have ever been away from home.

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Pull My Chain

  • August 17, 2013
Pull My Chain

March 2012

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Ashton Kutcher’s Speech On The Teen Choice Awards

  • August 16, 2013
Ashton Kutcher’s Speech On The Teen Choice Awards

I thought that Ashton Kutcher's speech on The Teen Choice Awards (2013) was inspiring, and therefore I shared the video on my blog. Trouble playing?  The original video can be found on YouTube.

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Everything I Needed To Know About Life, I Learned From My Father

  • August 15, 2013
Everything I Needed To Know About Life, I Learned From My Father

In Loving Memory Of My Father, Harvey L. Slatin. August 17, 1915 - February 23, 2013 (Age 97) My father taught me everything he knew about life.  And while I cannot possibly cover everything, I took notes about what we considered to be most important.  But as for the important things, everything I needed to know about life, I learned from my father.

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Cardnal Outside My Window

  • August 13, 2013
Cardnal Outside My Window

August 2013

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