â€œSecurity is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either
Category: Soap Box
When we get fired up about something
Brooklyn Brownstone renovation
I love before and after photos – especially with houses.
This one is one of the best I\’ve ever seen! Check it out at The Design Sponge Blog.
Mandarin Oriental wedding lip dub
I was in Vegas recently and I remember seeing some of these people check in as I checked out. I knew it was a wedding but I didn\’t realize they were getting married there at the Mandarin Oriental!
Engagement session with a clean car
We were in Winter Park taking photos of Lauren and Brian when I overheard Brian say “did you wash my car?” and Lauren said yes. So of course I had to include Brian\’s freshly washed BMW. The wheels were
trumpet trees in bloom
I get excited every February through March because the trumpet trees start to bloom around Orlando. I used to love the pink ones the best, but in recent years I have fallen in love even more with the
The safety of web 2.0
Back in the early to mid 90\’s when you signed up for “the internet” you typically got dial-up account through someone like AOL and spent 90% or more of your time on AOL rather than on the internet. Then
5 reasons to Go Brown!
Today I want to talk to you about going Brown, it\’s the opposite of going Green and there is a very good reason for it, in fact there are at least 5 good reasons for it and I\’m hoping you will understand
I posted this to Twitter, but I wanted to post it here, too. It is a retweet from Tony Robbins (@tonyrobbins):
“Be a witness, not a judge. Focus on yourself, not on others. Listen to your heart,
$6 in gas
I was at the gas station filling up and a Ford Mustang pulled in behind me with the top down. He barely put the pump in the car and he was done and out of there! I filled for another minute and said
Another Fatal Crash on Dr. Phillips
I am REALLY getting sick of these kids killing themselves on our walking route. It is getting out of control.
On Wednesday night just after midnight a boyfriend and girlfriend were driving separate
Heath Care in the US
I haven\’t posted a soap box article in a while – so here you go!
This is from a group called Hallelujah Acres and a newsletter I get from them. I took excerpts that I liked, but you can read the whole
So I am sitting here on the couch in my PJs and watching an episode of Platinum Weddings. It seems like every time I watch this show the bride is saying “the theme of my wedding is understated elegance.”
Plane crashes into Hudson
How can we watch football in HD and see the players’ nosehairs yet the coverage for this plane crash into the Hudson is so poor? It looks like it was shot with a camera from 1982 – you can hardly tell
Finally a faster blog!
You may have noticed how slow the blog was getting recently, and to be honest I am not really sure why it was slow. Our traffic was getting pretty high but it still didn\’t justify the site being as slow
WordPress slow, very slow
I know most of you won\’t care about this post because you are here to be entertained but for those of you who are having trouble with Wordpress being VERY very slow, this post is for you. (The rest of
McAfee is no longer my friend
A few days ago I posted about how Yahoo and McAfee had teamed up to provide virus warnings on the Yahoo search results, pointing out how it would have been a better idea for them to use McAfee to filter
I’m a PC
I just don\’t get it, it\’s been almost 3 years since Apple started making the “I\’m a PC… I\’m a Mac” commercials and Microsoft is just now making commercials to counter the stereotype? Are you guys
This is a bit strange for a post on OurBigAdventure, but I love the stuffed crust pizza at Pizza Hut. The problem is that they are ALWAYS out of the stuffed crust. How does that happen? Can\’t they make
Dumbest Question Ever
I know I probably shouldn\’t say this kind of thing about someone, but Sandra is in her office right now talking to a bride\’s Mom about photography, and I over hear Sandra answering the question, “What
Wedding Slide Shows
Being a wedding photographer has one advantage, you get to see everything that all of the other companies in town can do for a bride and groom for their wedding. Specifically what they can do when putting