No doubt following my computer monitor’s example, today my tripod broke. I use that thing every day and this morning I managed to break one of the carbon fibre legs:

Crippled tripod - Motion Path

Crippled tripod – Motion Path

Of course, this happened before I got any photography done so I was basically lugging the thing around for nothing. Even worse, I ended up with a lot of nasty carbon fibre splinters in my hand, they have tiny barbs and won’t come out without a fight…

Thankfully the hike itself was great, I saw lots of grouse and squirrels, also a hawk, an otter and a snowshoe hare.