An imperfect picture

Does my digital camera take sharp images? Until a few days ago, I was doubtful. However, I took a ‘selfie’ for my website. To my dismay, it recorded every crag and gulley on my face with pin-sharp accuracy. This is difficult on two levels. It wounds my vanity of still being young. But also, we [...]

Seeing the future?

It wouldn't have happened if the slide projector's  bulb hadn't exploded. Angry at the darkening screen, the father ordered his disappointed children to bed. There would be no pictures from that magic lantern tonight. Next day, he walked from his paneled office several blocks to a less prosperous part of town. There he mounted the [...]