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    Cornucopia

    by  • July 24, 2014 • Events, Family & Friends • 0 Comments

    2014-07-23 09.17.03

    This year, Cathy has gone to great lengths to convert the back yard into a productive garden. Courtesy of her efforts and some (mostly effective) deer fencing, we have — corn. And squash. And beans. And raspberries. And strawberries. Also red leaf, romaine, and collard greens, plus rainbow chard. And broccoli, and carrots! And...

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    The Great Microsnowpocalypse of Whatcom County, 2014! Now with photos

    by  • February 23, 2014 • Cats, Events, Family & Friends, Galleries, History, Uncategorized • 1 Comment

    Squalicum-Park-Winter-Playground-thumb

    When the “Special Weather Statement” prophesying snow, doom, and sledding chaos first appeared a few days ago, I raised my eyebrow once and then thought little of it. HOW MANY TIMES have such storms been predicted and tracked, publicized and prepared for, only to evaporate at the last moment like a drop of dew...

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    Murphy’s Story

    by  • July 12, 2013 • Events, Family & Friends, Galleries • 1 Comment

    Murphy thinks why god why

    This is Murphy. He’s a four year old border collie with traditional white “bib and boot” markings, bright eyes, and an unquenchable obsession with bouncy balls and bright lights. Depending on how one decides to calculate the relationship, he is either my step-grand-dog, my grand-dog-in-law, or merely a dog who belongs to someone I...

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    Spring Project #1

    by  • June 12, 2013 • Events, Family & Friends, Galleries, News • 0 Comments

    This sort of sparkly debri is typical of the aesthetic of my back yard

    In a previous post, I imagined a glorious remodeling of the landscape of the hillside streamward from our house.  Sadly, in the 1.7 years since I published that post, I have accomplished very few of my stated goals. HOWEVER, I have just recently completed a major milestone in the process: I have built a...

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    Kevin in Technologyland

    by  • January 29, 2013 • Coding, Events, News • 0 Comments

    phphammer

    In preparation for moving gracefully into a future with more and different types of code in it, I finally upgraded my tired old computer with a decent ASUS mobo, a core i5 3570k, 16GB of RAM, and a modestly sized but speedy Crucial SSD.  Size, it turns out, does actually matter.  Nevertheless my new...

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