Category Archives: Uncategorized

A strange calm, regrouping, and some thoughts about the crowd-funding boom

The weather has suddenly shifted — feels like fall now with a cool front moving in (the high was merely in the 90s today!). We finished up an unsuccessful (72%!) Kickstarter after cancelling a more ambitious one. I spent that … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Tyrannosaur in My Dream

Last night I dreamed we had a pet Tyrannosaurus Rex. We named her “Godzilla”. They’re cute when they come out of the egg, but they grow fast, and they’re really very impractical pets. As we were hiding out outside the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Kids on a Boulder Near Albuquerque

Kids on a Boulder Near Albuquerque

The other thing we did at this park was to hike up to the foothills, where my children discovered a number of fun boulders to climb onto. This was undoubtedly the best of the bunch.

Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Projected Image of Eclipse

Projected Image of Eclipse

The clever people beside us had set up a projector scope with a pair of binoculars. Isn’t that cool? I remember doing something like that when I was a kid.

Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Group Shot at Albuquerque #2, 2012

Group Shot at Albuquerque #2, 2012

And of course, this is my wife, Rosalyn, and our kids at Albuquerque. This time taken by me. Perhaps we should try some clever work with Gimp to put them together. But I’m too lazy for that.

Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Group Shot at Albuquerque, 2012

Group Shot at Albuquerque, 2012

This is me and my kids at Albuquerque. Of course it was taken by my wife, which is why she’s not in it. This is a picnic area just east of Albuquerque where we went to observe the eclipse. it’s on a west-facing mountain slope, so it was really perfect for the near-sunset event.

Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Solar Eclipse 2012

You’re probably already aware that there is annular solar eclipse coming in just a couple of days. It won’t quite make it to the place I live, but it’s not a bad car trip to a spot in the eclipse … Continue reading

Posted in Science and Space, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment