I recall during my teaching days that I used to emphasize over and over again that my students could expect to be and should be life-long learners.
No one knows everything and in a changing world there's always something to be learned.
I don't just pay lip-service to that advice. I follow it myself.
Last night was the first class of an Adult Ed course I started on photography--a skill I hope to develop (excuse the pun).
I'm not only interested in photography. I also know I could be doing it better. I have an iPhoto library of about 2400 pictures and at least half of them could be much better shots.
The camera I have can be used in either auto mode where I do nothing or manual mode where I configure all of the settings as I see fit.
As I learned last night, my camera isn't a particularly good one--but it's good enough--for now.
This is about my 6th Adult Ed class. I've taken other classes on landscape architecture, Adobe PhotoShop and web design skills.
I've also taught Adult Ed--or as it's now fittingly called "Continuing Education".
It's a great, no pressure, inexpensive way to learn new things.
I've posted many pictures I've taken on my web site (georgeswebpage.com). There will be more. Check them out.