Joshua Gizelt (swashbuckler332) wrote,
Joshua Gizelt

It's here!!!

“The virtue of the camera is not the power it has to transform the photographer into an artist, but the impulse it gives him to keep on looking”
Brooks Atkinson
The camera did not arrive on Friday. I called up the company, and they informed me that there was a hiccup but that it would be coming Monday, and they refunded me the overnight delivery charge. A somewhat disappointing turn of events, as I was hoping to have it for the weekend. There were two rather large parties this weekend, and the temptation to take the camera with me would have been strong. This would have been pretty impractical on Friday, as Jackie's birthday party included bar hopping* after the all-you-can-eat sushi (avocado peanut roll ), but would have been ideal at Russ' birthday party in Central Park on Saturday. Alas.

My customer wasn't ready for their installation for this afternoon, so I was able to bail out early, and when I came home, it was here, waiting for me. Here it is, right out of the box (along with some dust on the mirror that I was too lazy to wipe off before taking the picture used for gritty realism):

I'm charging up the batteries now so that I can go for a walk in a little while and get myself acquainted with it!

*I don't understand why one would go bar-hopping if you're going to several places that are exactly the same, but I digress...

Ruthlessly snatched from celisnebula:

Your result for Which Chess Piece are You Test?...

The King's Merchant

Congrats! Only 5-7% of the population score this!

The King's Merchant is an analyzer of situations, but function to repair problems. They prefer dealing with tangible problems and proven experience. They are naturally quiet and open to information and new approaches. Because of this they are a useful source for information.

They may be introverted, but are adept at controlling interactions with others, and may be forceful concerning their influence. They focus on efficiency and skills. The balance they bring is one that encourages groups to think then act. They are capable of holding a cool head in stressful situations and help others assess the reality of any situation. They can be difficult to understand because they do need space to charge. Communication is key here; others need to realize that the King’s Merchant communicates without the need for verbal cues.

The King's Merchant prefers to practice their passion in seclusion. The result however is one of virtuosity that other types find difficult to match or even out do. Because they focus highly on the task at hand they may fail to see the long term expenses. They may also not communicate their understanding of a situation having expected others to see it in their most practical way. They are valuable assets for friends. You should be pleased scoring as a 'Pawn' - it proves that you are a constructive and contributing member of society.

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