Category Archives: Beauty

Here There Be Dragons, and I am Grateful

After the very bad news, I want to remember that I have many things to be grateful for. One of them is the DreamWorks Dragons franchise. I was a bit late to discovering it. I knew the first movie (How … Continue reading

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Watching Classic Doctor Who: The First Two Doctors

As a lifelong science fiction fan, I took a surprisingly long time to start watching¬†Doctor Who. I finally started in August 2017, in part because most of the classic episodes are airing on our local RetroTV affiliate, and I can … Continue reading

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Gratitude (June 6 – 12)

Getting the front lawn mowed Starting a new batch of sauerkraut (June 6) My wife harvesting more kale from our garden Being able to delegate responsibility¬† E-mail conversation with a friend Watching my wife’s church softball team play and win … Continue reading

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Gratitude (Feb. 7 – 13)

Attending the latest “coffee with planners” of Rapid City Short but good conversation with a friend (Feb. 7) Good video conversation with a friend via the internet Being back in band after my trip Good food, conversation, and friends at … Continue reading

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Craig

Craig married my grade school and high school band director Pam in 1993. He was a musician (clarinet player) and band director too, and he sometimes substituted for her. They were a musical team with a lasting influence on many … Continue reading

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Gratitude (Nov. 15 – Dec. 5, 2017)

Thanksgiving and the end of the semester have been busy times, and I have not kept up on my gratitude lists. To make up for the gap, here is a triple-length edition! My new 128 GB USB drive arrived The … Continue reading

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Farewell Cassini

Of all the spectacular images returned by Cassini, this one is my favorite. This beautiful image of Saturn and its rings … is a composite (layered image) made from 165 images taken by the wide-angle camera on the Cassini spacecraft … Continue reading

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Want to Learn About Astronomy?

The Astronomy 101 Five-Week Learning Experience at the Journey Museum starts on Sep. 19. I will be teaching on Oct. 10! Source: Astronomy 101 Five-Week Learning Experience | Calendar | Journey Museum and Learning Center

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Gratitude (Sep. 6 – 12)

Being informed of and correcting a small problem in our experimental electronics. The data from the new setup looks like it should Finding and correcting a mathematical error in our proposal before we submitted it. Finishing all of my assigned … Continue reading

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My Award Winning Photographs

Much to my surprise, I am officially an award-winning photographer! I won two blue ribbons at the Central States Fair in the Open Class Division 15 (Photography) Adult Amateur class (Class A). The photographs are in two different categories (lots) … Continue reading

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