You won’t find a lot of political speak on my brog, primarily because I simply do not care about politics. Typically, this ambivalence remains in place until it actually begins to directly affect my bottom line. I’m not going to pretend like I know the facts behind it, but after tomorrow, it actually will be doing such, and that’s all I really know. Due to whatever Obamacare or what name it has/will have, it appears that I’ll have to re-configure my health insurance coverage to be kosher with the guidelines in place with Obamacare, lest I be fined.
It’s funny, because I put a great deal of work into trying to keep myself physically well-conditioned and exercise on a regular basis, so that I don’t have to rely on the need for excessive medical coverage. And it seems like that’s kind of becoming irrelevant, due to the fact that it’s becoming mandatory that all people are supposed to be covered, or else they’re monetarily penalized.
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Since I’ve been on my picture-taking kick, I decided to hit up AWA for just the Saturday. This is first anime convention I’ve paid to get into in quite some time, and I’ve typically had my reluctance with them, since they usually just make me feel really old. But I really wanted the opportunity to work things out and take pictures with my camera, so I figured why the hell not?
Overall, I was pleasantly surprised with the quality of the costumers I saw in general. Fewer memes and more actual characters, with decent effort put into them. Lots of League of Legends costumers too. And not nearly as many spastic retards running around either. Much to my surprise, I ended up taking over 100 pictures in the one day I was there; I’ve gotten in the habit of doubling up on most people, more if I really like them, so that tends to skew the numbers. I’ve also realized that I actually really dislike taking group shots, and prefer to take pictures of solos or pairs.
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