Tuesday, February 26, 2008

An afternoon at the driving range...

So Erich and I decided at the beginning of the year to have a more healthy lifestyle, i.e. no more fast food, no more soft drinks, cut way back on candy and other sweets and start working out regularly. Well, we've done a really good job of sticking to our newer healthy eating habits but have yet to make a real routine out of going to the gym and working out. But we were determined to start being active regularly so we went to the gym yesterday and had a great hard workout. When we got home though, Erich got a message from the gym saying that his membership had expired but that they hadn't realized it until he checked in that day. *By the way, what kind of shoddy operation are they running that they didn't realize his membership had expired? If you were trying to run a profitable business, wouldn't you have reminders to be sent out to your members so that they stay members? Food for thought.*

Rather than go through the hassle of going to the gym and renewing his membership, Erich suggested that we go to the driving range instead. It'd be a great chance to get outside and hit a bucket of balls...something we haven't had an opportunity to do in a long time. So we drove down to Interbay Golf Center and got a jumbo bucket of balls.





Here's Erich getting ready to swing. The clubs he was using belong to Interbay and I think they are too short for him, but all the same he did a great job!

I tried uploading a very short video that Erich took of my swing...looked pretty good too, if I do say so myself...maybe didn't use my hips enough, but still...but it wouldn't load...I'll try again tomorrow...
And below is my submission to EmilyPie's photo competition for a macro photo. These are, of course, my golf clubs. Pictured are my five wood, four hybrid, six iron, sand wedge and pitching wedge. I held out filling out the rest of my golf bag until I get better at golfing so for now these will have to do...


Golf anyone?

10 comments:

EmilyPie said...

your golfing lingo amazes me.

I love this shot too. The focus on the five and then the slight swirl pattern down through the clubs. Great!

Thanks for participating!

Raven said...

Such a neat shot! I never would've thought of golf clubs as pretty, but you've made me think otherwise :)

I love that everyone who is participating is shooting such different items :)

Sarah said...

Very nice "scene" to shoot. I like how the 5 is so prominent.

Shan&Andrew said...

Great photo! I love it! Also, your wedding picture at the top of your page is beautiful!
Thanks for the comment on my blog! It's always fun meeting new blog buddies!

Colleen said...

Love your macro photo!! Its one of my favorites from the challenge!! :-)

Oh... and I'm jealous of your golfing!! My husband and I both have clubs but have yet to golf together. Not even the driving range. My old roomie was a golf pro and the head coach for Cal State San Marcos... and she taught me a thing or too, but I've yet to do anything more since then. I miss it! I always felt so mature when I was golfing. So... Stacia, in my book, you are SOOOO mature for golfing! :-)

Ashley said...

What a great shot! I can't tell if it is in black and white or color.

Very cool.

sohobutterfly said...

Good job! The composition/framing of your macro shot is done very well!

Le Petit Chic said...

That is so cool! My husband is trying to make a golfer out of me :)

hottdog said...

so cool!
i love your photo header, what a beautiful wedding shot!!

Photog David said...

I love the that shot, and subject matter...I can honestly say it makes me want to go play!!

EmilyPie...So she has a photog contest going on?? I'll have to look into it and see whats up, sounds fun!!

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