Showing posts from May, 2010

Grilling with Charcoal, Photography & Life in General

Lately I have been grilling with charcoal rather than gas. The reason is my gas grill has gotten to the end of its life. Now I should mention that I am one of those people who gill 6-7 days a week during the summer. To me it is a nice way to get outside and enjoy the back yard while not heating up the stove. Now I could go and buy a gas grill; and I will one of these days. But I do enjoy using charcoal. The main reason is it makes me slow down and take my time to get the coals ready and then cook over them. I do not have the option to simply crank up the gas and get it hot so I can drop the food on the grill. Ok, that makes sense but what the heck does this have to do with photography or life for that matter? Pretty simple really, slow down. That's it, slow down and take time to truly see what your are doing. Slow down and enjoy the moment. So many times I find myself almost sprinting from one thing to another; go here, take one of the kids here, stop there; that a day