Cameras for a kid

John sessomsj at earthlink.net
Thu Mar 8 15:19:36 EST 2018


I think "French literature" is a euphemism for "dirty French Post Cards".

For young American boys of a certain age, the lingerie section of the
Sears Catalog had to suffice.

On 3/8/2018 14:26, Godfrey DiGiorgi wrote:
> I think BobW and I are soul mates. When I was getting deeper into
> photography in High School, I was studying Latin, German, Old
> English, Physics, Calculus, and reading S.I. Hayakawa's treatise on
> general semantics, "Language in Thought and Action." I'd already
> signed off on the French as savages.
> 
> G — "We all get to be young and foolish in our lives. If we survive
> that, we get to be old and foolish."
> 
>> On Mar 8, 2018, at 10:50 AM, mike wilson <m.9.wilson at ntlworld.com>
>> wrote:
>> 
>> Your masochism knows no bounds.
>> 
>>> On 08 March 2018 at 16:36 Bob W-PDML <pdml at web-options.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> 
>>> At the same time I was learning photography I was also starting
>>> to read French literature...
>>> 
>>>> On 8 Mar 2018, at 15:57, Godfrey DiGiorgi <godders at me.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> You crack me up, Bob! That's a great line ...! :-) ...
>>>> 
>>>>> On Mar 8, 2018, at 7:22 AM, Bob W-PDML <pdml at web-options.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> Sounds like he needs an adult real-life lesson that will
>>>>> leave him feeling inadequate, unloved and in despair at the
>>>>> pointlessness of existence, so anything by Pentax will do.
>>>>> 
>>>>> ...
>>>>> 
>>>>>> On 8 Mar 2018, at 14:31, Eric Weir <eeweir at bellsouth.net>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> A sister has asked me for advice on a beginning camera for
>>>>>> her grandson. He’s 12, intelligent, creative,
>>>>>> self-disciplined—all-in-all pretty precocious about many
>>>>>> things. I have my own thoughts, which may not be best, but
>>>>>> wondered what y’all might recommend.
>>>>>> 
> 
> 


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