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Fixed camera plus bonus jacket! - the funcrunch files


May. 11th, 2009 05:45 pm Fixed camera plus bonus jacket!

Julie jacket

So vokzal was over visiting with boyziggy the other day, and I mentioned offhand how I'd been wanting to get a denim jacket, but Ziggy had made fun of me for that as he says they went out of fashion in the 80s. I had shopped at Old Navy and H&M but not found anything suitable. vokzal suggested I try secondhand stores instead.

So on the way to pick up my repaired camera from our mailbox today, I stopped by Town School Clothes Closet which I'd walked by a thousand times but never visited. Within minutes I found several denim jackets, but the prices seemed high for secondhand clothing. Then I overheard the cashier announcing to incoming customers that everything was 50% off. I walked out with a perfect jacket for $17.50.

Upon arriving home I confirmed that my camera was now in working order (Canon replaced the shutter, cleaned the sensor and mirror, and updated the firmware too, yay), and being the self-portrait whore that I am, propped up a full-length mirror (as I was too lazy to set up the tripod) and fired off a few shots. Hope you like. If you don't, I should have more interesting photos of me posted in a week or so. (And my new camera arrives Wednesday, so these shots may be some of the last I post from the 40D for awhile...)

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From:plymouth
Date:May 12th, 2009 05:14 pm (UTC)
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I mentioned offhand how I'd been wanting to get a denim jacket, but Ziggy had made fun of me for that as he says they went out of fashion in the 80s.

What is this "fashion" of which you speak? Sounds like an evil force trying to keep me from wearing clothes that I like. Kill it!!!
From:funcrunch
Date:May 12th, 2009 05:40 pm (UTC)
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I like your attitude :-)