January 21st, 2006

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it was so rediculously warm yesterday that we decided to have a bbq. i'm sure philfo will post some photos.

while sitting in the back yard i was amazed at how many stars i could see, even with the horrible sky glow. so stacy and i snapped a couple pictures. here is the orion nebula in all it's city glory:



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a splendid time was had by all.

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i have such old man hobbies. really.

the philadelphia pen show was today. i was there for four hours. i loaded up on some amazing new stuff from Libelle, and a bunch of no name vintage DOA's that all need major surgery. the thought of spending the weekend making a couple fountian pens write that haven't written in 30 years tickled me in an odd way.



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i swear i saw half those people at a ham radio convention. or a leica owners group.