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Forum: Travel Information 11-26-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,517
Posted By ggbutcher
To add to the Denver area list: Colorado Railroad...

To add to the Denver area list: Colorado Railroad Museum https://coloradorailroadmuseum.org/

And, takes a bit to get to it, but well-worth the effort, the Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad...
Forum: Technology, Media & e-Gadgets 11-02-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By ggbutcher
I just signed up to see how it would go. ...

I just signed up to see how it would go. Flipboard presented me with a signup page that asked for:

1. My name,
2. My email address,
3. A password.

#3 is a password you want to use just for...
Forum: Other topics 10-30-2019, 07:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,354
Posted By ggbutcher
I've had one for almost 20 years now,...

I've had one for almost 20 years now, pulpitrock.net. My first thought was to use it for email, but as others have pointed out, it's a pain to maintain an email server. Now, I use it mainly for...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-23-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3,481
Views: 539,303
Posted By ggbutcher
I've just returned from bringing my twin...

I've just returned from bringing my twin granddaughters to the bus stop, where Elizabeth spent time showing me her cellphone captures before the bus arrived. She's enamored with sun-in-the-frame,...
Forum: Life after FIRE 08-22-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 3,481
Views: 539,303
Posted By ggbutcher
Recently procured a Nikon Z6 with the 24-70/4 kit...

Recently procured a Nikon Z6 with the 24-70/4 kit lens, and I'm just loving it:

- Full frame 24MP: sweet spot for me regarding resolution versus file size
- Low-light performance: between the...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-14-2019, 07:21 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 25,840
Posted By ggbutcher
Inflation has lowered the bar, so keep that in...

Inflation has lowered the bar, so keep that in mind...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-08-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,191
Posted By ggbutcher
In Colorado, well at least El Paso County,...

In Colorado, well at least El Paso County, driver's license renewal can be similarly easy. Our DMV has worked hard on streamlining the most streamline-able transactions.

I think it depends on...
Forum: FIRE and Money 07-31-2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,017
Posted By ggbutcher
To the original question, 'How many calculators...

To the original question, 'How many calculators should I use', one good Monte Carlo-based tool that considers all your relevant inputs would be sufficient for the purpose of giving you a likelihood...
Forum: Other topics 04-28-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,904
Posted By ggbutcher
The Basics are in the Recipes, If You Look Closely...

In my youth, when I separated from the Air Force to go to college, the biggest trauma was when they cut up my meal card...

Trying to figure all this out in my first semester, my mom started...
Forum: FIRE and Money 04-14-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 16,501
Posted By ggbutcher
I'm going to pull on the 401K first to defer SS...

I'm going to pull on the 401K first to defer SS and a DB pension to their max monthly payout, because my other pension, military retirement, is going to drop precipitously when I go. Need to keep DW...
Forum: Other topics 03-03-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,679
Posted By ggbutcher
DW says, "Shannon Ridge 2017". $15-ish/bottle. ...

DW says, "Shannon Ridge 2017". $15-ish/bottle.

We had it last night with appetizers, calamari and some mushroom/pastry thing. Quite good. Disclaimer: I'm in the same league as you, I just...
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-08-2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 9,139
Posted By ggbutcher
Ah, someone else beside me with low...

Ah, someone else beside me with low expectations... :laugh:

When I read the title, this promptly came to mind:

"Three hots and a cot"

Yes, it's a bit more complicated than that, but that is...
Forum: Life after FIRE 02-03-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3,481
Views: 539,303
Posted By ggbutcher
Quite nice, Ronstar - a good exposure, wonderful...

Quite nice, Ronstar - a good exposure, wonderful composition.

When I was stationed at Luke AFB in the '70s, would go camping in Oak Creek Canyon. The whole region is just beautiful, no wonder...
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-28-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3,481
Views: 539,303
Posted By ggbutcher
Cool! A friend sent me a Baby Graphlex,...

Cool!

A friend sent me a Baby Graphlex, film, and tank to try with my granddaughter, who's expressed interest in the old ways of film. I'm still trying to figure out the two shutters...
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-26-2018, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3,481
Views: 539,303
Posted By ggbutcher
+1 on both Elle Stone's ninedegreesbelow.com and...

+1 on both Elle Stone's ninedegreesbelow.com and Phil Harvey's ExifTool. Color management is a science rooted in subjective human perception, and Elle does a really good job of bringing it to...
Forum: Life after FIRE 12-16-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3,481
Views: 539,303
Posted By ggbutcher
https://www.scantips.com/ I've used this...

https://www.scantips.com/

I've used this site quite a bit, preparing to digitize a bunch of negatives and slides.
Forum: FIRE and Money 12-08-2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,315
Posted By ggbutcher
To me, it's just a further reinforcement of the...

To me, it's just a further reinforcement of the cyclic pattern.
Forum: Other topics 11-11-2018, 10:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,227
Posted By ggbutcher
Nikon D7000 (my current workhorse) Nikon D50...

Nikon D7000 (my current workhorse)
Nikon D50 (bought this because we were taking too many pictures of the floor when aiming at grandbabies... still use it around the house)
Nikon F2 Photomic (from...
Forum: Life after FIRE 09-24-2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3,481
Views: 539,303
Posted By ggbutcher
Fall colors near Tarryall Creek, Colorado. ...

Fall colors near Tarryall Creek, Colorado.
https://glenn.pulpitrock.net/Individual_Pictures/DSG_1557-small.jpg
Forum: Other topics 09-10-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,468
Posted By ggbutcher
I'm a Nikon person, but if I was Canonical, I'd...

I'm a Nikon person, but if I was Canonical, I'd probably get this:

https://www.amazon.com/Sigma-18-300mm-F3-5-6-3-Contemporary-Macro/dp/B00NJ9K52W

I used a Nikon D50 with the Nikkor 18-200mm...
Forum: Health and Early Retirement 08-16-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 897
Posted By ggbutcher
I'm retired 21 years, been on Tricare Prime going...

I'm retired 21 years, been on Tricare Prime going to the local MTF for general care. I also have medical with my employer, so most costs are covered. Vision and hearing required some expenditure,...
Forum: FIRE and Money 08-12-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 8,384
Posted By ggbutcher
Two, both 2015 Toyotas: 1) Highlander, hauls...

Two, both 2015 Toyotas: 1) Highlander, hauls people, 2) Tacoma, hauls stuff. Did both with the Highlander until recently, but my wife has a rock landscaping hobby and the carpet in the rear was...
Forum: Life after FIRE 05-26-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3,481
Views: 539,303
Posted By ggbutcher
Go-NoGo, I like black and white, and yours are...

Go-NoGo, I like black and white, and yours are quite nice!
Forum: Other topics 05-10-2018, 05:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,221
Posted By ggbutcher
To me, a pool is like a boat with the water on...

To me, a pool is like a boat with the water on the wrong side. They both cost a lot to maintain... :D
Forum: Other topics 03-21-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,320
Posted By ggbutcher
Since there's nothing in focus in the image, my...

Since there's nothing in focus in the image, my money is on slight camera movement and/or a slow shutter speed. If the camera was focusing on one thing, at least one thing would be in focus... :D
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