Note: Flickr recently went through a massive server transition, and portions of the service are still being worked on. Among the problems is that mosaic thumbnails on Collections are not visible, which means my primary page here for showing groupings by year are missing those thumbnails. The links do work—only the thumbnails are missing, so you can still navigate into a year to view those photos.

Early this year, I had purchased an Olympus C-5050 and began shooting photos a lot more often. This was also about the time a gang of my friends started getting together much more frequently, providing more opportunities to keep snapping. By the end of the year, I purchased a used G4 Mac tower, had a friend help me install the Gallery photo engine, and starting organizing all my albums to share with family and friends without having to worry about paying for large amounts of storage and hosting space. Of course now that is no more, as all the albums have been moved to Flickr and a self-operated front end at