It’s June already! Every year about this time I swear to myself I’m going to enjoy every minute of the warm spring and summer weather, and then every year it doesn’t happen because life gets busy.
Whatever the weather, every Saturday I share the posts I liked most from the blogs I follow.
💻 All things end, Seth Godin reminds us. We do better with things while we have them when we consider how they might end well. Read On finishing well
💻 Olli Thomson shares some photos of the Gasworks building in Belfast, Northern Ireland — and recounts a memory from his teen years, during the Troubles, when the Gasworks was the site of an attack that lit the sky with burning gas. Read Belfast Gasworks
💻 Memorial Day was Monday, and it’s easy to forget that this is a day to honor those who died in service to our country. Jeff Minch can’t forget it, as while he was in the military he had to deliver to a family the bad news that their son had died. It’s a wrenching story. Read Memorial Day – The View From Another Direction
💻 On a much lighter note, Joe Dennis found an AMC Pacer wagon at a car show and wrote about it for Curbside Classic. These were seriously funny-looking cars — but everyone I knew who owned one in the 1970s loved theirs. Read Car Show Classic: 1978 AMC Pacer D/L Wagon — Roll With It, Baby
📷 I’m jealous of anyone who has a good experience with a Minolta X-700, as I’ve owned two and both have suffered the dreaded stuck-winder issue that’s expensive to have fixed. Shaun Nelson‘s X-700 is not so affected. Read Minolta X-700
📷 Johnny Martyr shares all the places he buys used film gear — places where you’re going to get a good, working camera, one that won’t let you down. Read Where to Buy Film Cameras & Lenses