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htimsdj
09-27-2012, 08:40 AM
Sorry for the late response; I have been very busy. I will be there on Saturday.

I like the flats, so if anyone wants to go, I'm in for that.

Jeff

AnselAdamsX
09-27-2012, 08:50 AM
I'd like to go to the flats. I've never been there. I want to go back to Fry's farm as well. I'll be there sat and sun. (arriving fri afternoon)

Chris

Jeff Bannow
09-27-2012, 08:52 AM
I'll be there Friday night to Sunday morning, and will be camping. No Eva this time, so I'll be even more crude and unbearable than usual!

I'd like to shoot at the Ledges early Saturday, and then would like to shoot at the Farm Museum after that on Saturday.

daleeman
09-27-2012, 09:40 AM
Looks like Sue and I will be there. So looking forward to it. Will not be camping, unless Jeff sells us his Little Guy.

Hope to bring some of the older family cameras I had CLA'ed. Simple TLR and a RF, back in the 1950s. I think Sue would find the farm museum interesting. I too would like to go back to the flats but figure one thing at a time.

Jeff (s), I may be up for an early morning shoot at the Ledges. Maybe we can coordinate at Friday dinner.

Any good weather reports John?

jp80874
09-27-2012, 09:47 AM
Thank you. I was beginning to think we had lost the event. Because of the lack of response by Wednesday evening we canceled the $111 Porta Potty that was to be delivered Thursday AM. My social security budget didn’t want to get stuck. With this small volume of people you are welcome to use the house bathrooms until we go to bed. There is a small park about a half mile west of us on the north side of Everett Rd. that has Porta Potties for hours we aren’t awake.

It has been raining much of this week. More has fallen today and as of 11:00 AM more predicted for later today. That means I won’t be able to cut the grass in the camping area or around the house. Keep your boots on. Jeff B, bring a water proof drop cloth if you are not bringing the trailer. You are welcome to sleep with any of the girls to help keep warm. What happens in the woods stays in the woods.

Since everyone wants to go shoot in different directions we will have to sort that out when people arrive.

I can see Jeff B shooting at the Ledges in the AM, getting ice cream and then joining Bethe at the Farm.

Chris, I would suggest pairing up with Peter S and Jeff S Saturday. Both have knowledge of the Flats.

Nick, let us know which option appeals to you or offer yet another.

Will anyone be here Friday for supper? We were thinking Pizza again. If you are on the road you can call your order in and pick it up 20 minutes later. Teressa’s Pizza 4174 Wheatly Rd. Richfield, OH - 330-659-9555. That is the little shopping center on the corner of Wheatly and Brecksville Rd.

Thanks for coming. Anyone else planning to be here? When?

John

Jeff Bannow
09-27-2012, 09:55 AM
I'll be there around 7pm or so. No trailer, but I can handle the wet grass & no porta-potty no problem.

Are we meeting up on Saturday morning at all?

Thanks again for planning this event. Can't wait to see you all again tomorrow.

jp80874
09-27-2012, 09:59 AM
Lee G, we were writing at the same time.
When do you think you will get here for dinner?

Weather for the three days:
Friday: high 65, mostly sunny, low 46, 10% chance of rain
Saturday: high 65, low 47, scattered showers and cloudy, 30% chance of rain
Sunday: high 58, low 45, 50% chance of rain
You can get updates at weather.com using zip 44286

jp80874
09-27-2012, 10:03 AM
Jeff B, it might be easier and drier if you just parked in the driveway at the house and set up your tent by the apple trees where the Porta Potty usually is.

We will get our Pizza for a 7-7:30 PM dinner and hope you and the Gs can make it about then.

Jeff Bannow
09-27-2012, 10:04 AM
Jeff B, it might be easier and drier if you just parked in the driveway at the house and set up your tent by the apple trees where the Porta Potty usually is.

We will get our Pizza for a 7-7:30 PM dinner and hope you and the Gs can make it about then.

Sounds good! Thanks.

jp80874
09-27-2012, 10:20 AM
Plan B option to think about:

Considering the predicted weather, let me remind you that the Cleveland Museum of Art has a great exhibit about do it yourself photo book publishing with 136 DIY photography books for the touching and looking. http://www.clevelandart.org/visit/exhibitions.aspx

Here is a review of the exhibit.
http://the330.com/featured/photo-book-exhibit-at-cleveland-museum-of-art/

Shawn Dougherty
09-27-2012, 10:51 AM
Plan B option to think about:

Considering the predicted weather, let me remind you that the Cleveland Museum of Art has a great exhibit about do it yourself photo book publishing with 136 DIY photography books for the touching and looking. http://www.clevelandart.org/visit/exhibitions.aspx

Here is a review of the exhibit.
http://the330.com/featured/photo-book-exhibit-at-cleveland-museum-of-art/

John, have you seen this exhibit yet? I'm planning on heading up sometime before it ends. What a wonderful idea for a show. I remember a couple of years ago during the Lee Friedlander exhibit at Cleveland they had many of his DIY style books on display.

Nicholas Lindan
09-27-2012, 11:08 AM
I'll be even more crude and unbearable than usual ... I can handle the wet grass & no porta-potty

Hmmm, sounds like wilderness week at Boy Scout camp.

jp80874
09-27-2012, 11:11 AM
Shawn,

Dolly and I did see this. It is overwhelming because there are so many styles and subjects. Some books are quite valuable and wired to the long table, but you can pick them all up and look and read. There are all sizes and qualities of paper. Even if you don’t like a particular photographer’s work it is fascinating to see the choices of style, print, paper and how the images were sequenced.

We saw this exhibit with the Youth & Beauty exhibit from the 20s which is now closed. There were many B&W photos by some of my favorites from the period. The two created what I call museum overload. I just can’t take it all in with one visit. I am reminded of our first visit to the Carnegie Museum where the tickets were stamped in large print with, “You can’t see it all in one visit. Use this ticket for a discount on your next visit.”

Let me know when you are coming. Maybe I can join you for my second tour of the dyi exhibit. I think this is one of the free exhibits. Entrance to the museum is free to the public. The Youth & Beauty exhibit had a charge for non members, but it is closed now.

The museum has been going through a multi million and multi year restoration. The huge atrium, the largest and most beautiful I have seen, opened a day or so before we saw the exhibit. Spectacular architecture.

John

jp80874
09-27-2012, 11:12 AM
Hmmm, sounds like wilderness week at Boy Scout camp.

I assume this means you will be sleeping at home.

Nicholas Lindan
09-27-2012, 11:16 AM
As of noon on Thursday the Atmospheric Administration is forecasting sunny for Saturday with a 14% chance of rain. High of 68. For this time of year that's about as good as it usually gets.

My preference for Saturday would be the Flats - hoping for interesting clouds, the forecast is 80% blue skies.

daleeman
09-27-2012, 11:27 AM
Lee G, we were writing at the same time.
When do you think you will get here for dinner?

Weather for the three days:
Friday: high 65, mostly sunny, low 46, 10% chance of rain
Saturday: high 65, low 47, scattered showers and cloudy, 30% chance of rain
Sunday: high 58, low 45, 50% chance of rain
You can get updates at weather.com using zip 44286

Hi John,

I think Sue and I may roll in late. I have to work on Friday and she does not (Guess being the boss has its advantages). I don't eat Pizza, (milk-cheese thing) she loves it but is doing really well on her diet, so she many not. I'll chat with her tonight about that.

Thanks for the weather update and for being such great hosts. :munch:

Lee

jp80874
09-27-2012, 12:21 PM
As of noon on Thursday the Atmospheric Administration is forecasting sunny for Saturday with a 14% chance of rain. High of 68. For this time of year that's about as good as it usually gets.

My preference for Saturday would be the Flats - hoping for interesting clouds, the forecast is 80% blue skies.

Nick,

I like that, but I don't understand why we have such different forecasts. I use weather.com and zip 44286 which is Richfield. Everett Rd divides Bath from Richfield. Richfield is 600-700 feet higher than the Flats. The Flats of course are right on Lake Erie. We are inland. Is that what is causing the different forecasts or is it the sources?

John

jp80874
09-27-2012, 12:25 PM
For those coming on Saturday, please meet at our house at 9 AM to sort out who is going where. Jeff S and Nick I realize that if you are going to the Flats that would mean a lot of needless driving. I think Chris would like to join you in the Flats. Do you have a suggestion to sort that out? Chris is from Danbury, CT so he is going to need some help locating you.

Lee & Sue, have dinner where you want. Eat healthy. Come to our house Sat. morning at 9 AM. We can go over to the Fry Farm Museum. Bethe can join us when she gets here. She has directions and an I-Phone though I gather their new IOS 6 maps are not so hot.

I don't know if domestic birds fall into Sue's birding interest. My understanding is that Jim raises some unusual chickens and turkeys. I don't know a thing about it, but I am sure he would be happy to talk about it for

Lee L
09-27-2012, 03:07 PM
Several weather links here:
https://sites.google.com/site/neohapug/home/weather

And a graphical forecast on an hourly scale specific to Richfield. Jump back and forth two days at a time with buttons at the upper right. Updated frequently. :

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=41.22411753058293&lon=-81.61331176757812&site=cle&smap=1&marine=0&unit=0&lg=en&FcstType=graphical

If you're colorblind or prefer a B&W of the previous:

http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=41.22411753058293&lon=-81.61331176757812&site=cle&smap=1&marine=0&unit=0&lg=en&FcstType=graphical&bw=1&dd=1

I'll miss this weekend, but look forward to next spring.

I was at the museum for our anniversary in August with my wife. The photobook exhibit seemed too overwhelming to start on with the limited time we had, so we saw other things. I'm hoping to get back to see the photobooks with lots of time.

Lee

daleeman
09-27-2012, 03:27 PM
I don't know if domestic birds fall into Sue's birding interest. My understanding is that Jim raises some unusual chickens and turkeys. I don't know a thing about it, but I am sure he would be happy to talk about it for
Sue loves chickens. She has many times talked about wanting to live someplace where we can have free range chickens.

Besides, they taste just like chicken!