When I started my new expensive hobby (expresso?), I learned that to get started, you should pull a double espresso shot – 2oz, in 20-30 seconds. This is fluid Ounces – volume, not weight. More recently as I was looking into purchasing a better grinder, it came up that IRead More →

I’ve long been an advocate of focus fine tune aids for camera/lens systems, in particular, the docks offered by Sigma and Tamron for their lenses. The system allows for focus fine tuning at multiple distances, and in the case of zoom lenses, at multiple focal lengths. This is better thanRead More →

A photo of some weeds from my Pixel 3 taken as the sun was going down.

Out walking Jill yesterday, and captured these photos while the sun was getting lower in the sky, using my Pixel 3. I think it did a pretty good job, and I’m actually thinking about using it for all my Instagram posts. I’ve long hated Instagram because I’m not much ofRead More →

Oily Coffee Beans - Sumatran Mandheling

UPDATE: Its worth starting out by saying that the tests in this review are too flawed for it to be valid. While the tastes were all mine, I don’t think I’d put much validity into this article. Check this article out for more on my thinking here. I get myRead More →