Monthly Archives: December 2007

“I hope you have found a friend…”

As I type this, I am sitting in a small cafe in Palo Alto called Leonidas catching up on e-mail before I catch the train to San Francisco Airport. My time in California has been busy with work, application writing, … Continue reading

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Owl Shift

Nothing I have experienced is quite like watching a particle physics detector accrue data at 3:38 AM.

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Winter/Holiday Travel Plans

Dec. 11, morning: Fly from CMH to SJC via LAS and ride from SJC to the Stanford Guest House Dec. 17-20: Take Owl (12:00 AM to 8:00 AM) shifts as Data Quality Manager for the BaBar Detector at SLAC Dec. … Continue reading

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Infamy

In 2067, will the anniversary of the Sept. 11th attacks be overshadowed by news of a mass murder at a shopping mall, as the anniversary of the Pearl Harbor attacks have been today?

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Let it Snow!

“From whose womb did the ice come forth, and who has given birth to the frost of heaven?The waters become hard like stone, and the face of the deep is frozen.” – Job 38:29-30

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The Scale of the Universe

I do not normally perpetuate chain messages via e-mail, but this one is well done and worth reading, so I decided to share it here. Now, THIS is really fascinating – it’s rather dazzling to see it presented this way. … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving!

Various things have distracted me from the blog since my previous entry, but I did have an excellent Thanksgiving meal with friends in Columbus. I also want to share a few things for which I am thankful. The grace and … Continue reading

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