Hello again.

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the APUG Community' started by jstraw, Sep 16, 2013.

  1. jstraw

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    I'm back. I haven't been here for about five years. I drifted away when a second job stole my time and creative energy then failed to drift back when I quit the second job. Then I got involved with other things...and with every passing month and year, my disused darkroom mocked me.

    No more...the existential angst of not *making* anything got to be too much and yesterday I cleaned the darkroom. Tonight I will take inventory of usable chemistry, film and paper and assess what I need.

    I feel SO rusty. I will be re-reading every conversation here that documents the process and methods I was pursuing when I let it slip.

    Hi.
     
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    It won't take you long to get back into the swing of it. Glad you're back!
     
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    Thanks.
     
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    Happy to have you back, jstraw. Get in your studio and make stuff!
     
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    Welcome to APUG again
     
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    Welcome back to APUG!

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    Can't ever get enough APUGers. Welcome back aboard. Don
     
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    Welcome back! I'm sure it will all come flooding back the moment you fire up the enlarger :smile:
     
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    Welcome back. :smile:
     
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    Welcome back. I remember you from before. Good luck with the darkroom!
     
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    Welcome Back!! :D
     
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    welcome back to an almost a Jack Straw from Wichita.
    I got the state right at least.
     
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    I remember you also , I quit working 14 years ago and I dont be slave of a boss ambitions. Welcome back !
     
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    Welcome back to APUGland:D
     
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    Thanks, folks. New chemistry should arrive in the next day or two. First tasks will be running the minimum time to maximum black test for new paper and print developer, effective film speed tests for my films in Pyrocat MC and then normal development time tests for same. Then I'll get to re-teach myself how to split grade print with my RD Designs Stop Clock Pro.