Friday, June 13, 2008

Aggravation

I had the most wonderful idea for a post yesterday that required the use of a vintage picture. I have a handy dandy new three in one printer -- not color and not photo which is fine since this a vintage photo -- so I scanned in the photo and then proceeded to blow it up, save it and get on with my post. When I tried to insert the picture it wasn't big enough or bright enough. Well, I went back to square one, made it bigger and brighter and carried on. Still not right. After about 30 attempts at this I thought I had it perfect, scanned, saved, wrote the post, inserted the picture -- still too small. Consulted A on this. His response was "that just seems to be the way they scan". Not a suitable answer for me. So, do I blame the picture? Do I blame the scanner? Do I blame Linux? I am beginning to have a love/hate relationship with Linux so I am ready to blame everything on it. So, today, I am going to try to take a photo of the photo with the digi camera and see if that works any better. Maybe one day you will actually see the post.
Friday Fill-in #76

1. Losing weight is high up on my bucket list.

2. My favorite quote is "if it's not one damn thing it's another": it's from my Aunt V.

3. The desire to keep a journal inspired me to start blogging.

4. Strawberries are best fresh and unmessed around with.

5. Nathan was in the last dream I remember having.

6. The most enjoyable time to go for a walk is on an autumn morning.

7. And as for the weekend, tonight I am looking forward to just crashing but I think A has other plans in the form of Cabela's, tomorrow my plans include going with A to B's house so I can see Nathan and continuing to straighten up the guest room and Sunday I want to go to church, out to lunch and have a quiet afternoon.