Let’s say, hypothetically, that you’re unemployed. And let’s also say, hypothetically, that you get a nice little surprise from the United States government in the form of a tax refund. In this purely hypothetical situation, would you do sensible things with this windfall, like pay the rent and buy groceries? Or would you go out and buy something like this:

In the dictionary, next to the word “profligate,” is a little line drawing of my face.

I got really worried when I uploaded the picture to my mac and looked at it, but it turns out that the problem has nothing to do with the camera: my bathroom mirror is simply filthy. This other random shot went a little better:

It’s not easy being green.

I guess the next step is to actually take some pictures of things, rather than just waving the camera around, pressing some buttons, and hoping for the best.