What is this Blog?

I often get asked questions like; why I use certain equipment, how I do certain tasks, and what computer software or hardware I would recommend. I decided I should start a blog.

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Camera Gear

Camera gear topics that include cameras, lenses, and other equipment. I own much of what I talk about, but some discussion involves gear that I have researched or seen.

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Computer Gear

Computer hardware and software topics. These topics would include basic desktop, laptop, and mobile hardware to the software used on those systems.

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Other Stuff

This category would include many topics that I find interesting. Most involved something to do with computers or photography but I might sneak in something about BBQ grills or automobiles.

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Pete’s Beef and Potato Stew

Pete’s Beef and Potato Stew Basic stew with beef, potatoes, and carrots. The original recipe for this stew came from “Cooking With Your Instant Pot Mini.”  The recipe was specifically created for a 3-quart Instant Pot Mini. Preparation Time: 20 Minutes Cook Time: 60 Minutes (including time to pressurize and to cool down) Total Time:… Read more →

Pete’s Pasta and Beans Recipe

Pete’s Pasta and Beans (Pasta e fagioli) Traditional Italian dish of pasta and beans. There are many variations of this and you can substitute almost anything and it will still taste good. The bean preparation is the most challenging, this recipe removes the challenge and uses canned beans. Preparation Time: 15 Minutes Cook Time: 35… Read more →

My Camera Museum

The first photographic images I remember making were of my friends. I may have made others, but these are the photos that I remember being first.  It may be that these are also the earliest I have in my possession as prints and that helps me remember them, but regardless of them being the actual… Read more →