Friday Open Mike: O Dolor, O Woe

RackhamArthur Rackham illustration from Rip Van Winkle.
But how did he know what I look like?

State of the Ed.: Yr. Hmbl. Ed. made a reckless move yesterday—I reached across my body for something on the desk. This strenuous exertion produced a "twinge" from my lower back, and I "threw my back out," in the argot—O, dolor! O, woe! Now I can move about only with the aid of my cane, and slowly, and in considerable agony at that. This hasn't happened for years but it used to happen more often back when I was more active. In the
Mystery man
No hint in the filename.
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Friday Open Mike: O Dolor, O Woe

RackhamArthur Rackham illustration from Rip Van Winkle.
But how did he know what I look like?

State of the Ed.: Yr. Hmbl. Ed. made a reckless move yesterday—I reached across my body for something on the desk. This strenuous exertion produced a "twinge" from my lower back, and I "threw my back out," in the argot—O, dolor! O, woe! Now I can move about only with the aid of my cane, and slowly, and in considerable agony at that. This hasn't happened for years but it used to happen more often back when I was more active. In the
Mystery man
No hint in the filename.
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Dreaming of a SMALLER sensor?!

I'm usually rather hard-hearted about the fate of companies—hey, it's a dog-eat-dog world out there—but I find myself mournful over the news that Panasonic is retrenching its camera business. They've done such a good job in my opinion, and come out with so many excellent products. One expects and hopes that a company that is fighting to compete and striving for market share will continue fighting and striving. I find myself regretting that its efforts didn't earn more response from the market and greater loyalty from the likes of us. I've owned and liked Panasonic cameras and lenses, from the
Sony IMX 269
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