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