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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


    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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    Bad Hair Day

    by  • December 3, 2012 • News, Nonsense • 0 Comments


    When I woke up, my hair was like this: When I am done buzz-cutting it tomorrow night, it will look like this: My thoughts require ventilation and fresh air. Because right now, I’m thinking that if a work week exceeds the seven days of the Roman week, there should be a name for every...

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    The Good Samaritan in Handcuffs

    by  • September 30, 2012 • Events, Family & Friends, News • 2 Comments


    Imagine that you're at a convenience store picking up some snacks for your movie, and while you're there, someone starts acting weird. Not Peewee Herman weird, not Britney Spears weird, not even Joaquin Phoenix weird. We're talking about flat-out Joan of Arc weirdness: talking to god and accusing people of witchcraft weird....

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    First Ski of the Year!

    by  • January 24, 2012 • Events, News • 0 Comments

    I am considering resigning my position as “Premier Beach Bum of Northwest Washington” and applying for the “Premier Ski Bum of Southwest British Columbia” position. David‘s birthday was on Friday, the 20th, and he kindly invited me to tag along for the ride — a day at Cypress Mountain, and then another day at...

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