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#TBT: My first selfies

I probably took photographs of myself earlier than these, but these are the oldest I have, from June 6, 1999. They are also the first selfies I took with my own camera. It was a high quality film SLR that … Continue reading

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#TBT: My first digital photograph

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#TBT: My last film photograph

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Tenure Denied

In case anyone reads this blog and not my Facebook feed. From the president of the University: “I regret to inform you that your request for tenure and promotion to Associate Professor has not been recommended for approval by the … Continue reading

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A 4″ telescope, a smartphone camera, and a little patience…

This was taken with my Moto e4 camera through 30 mm eyepiece on a Bausch & Lomb Criterion 4000 4″ telescope at a star party hosted by the Black Hills Astronomical Society. I was testing a small telescope donated to … Continue reading

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Our Concert is Tonight!

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Want encouragement about the younger generation?

Be a judge at the High Planes Regional Science and Engineering Fair, which will be held on¬†Wednesday, April 4, 2018¬†in the King Center at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology. Judge Registration Deadline March 21, 2018. I have … Continue reading

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I voted Yes

I voted early today in favor of the water rate changes for Rapid City. I’m happy to discuss why if you contact me privately.

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Gratitude (Jan. 31 – Feb. 6)

Being able to do laundry on my trip The view of Geneva from the towers of the Cathedral St. Pierre Delicious cheese fondue for the collaboration dinner Visiting the prototype DUNE detectors Time to explore Geneva before I returned home … Continue reading

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Gratitude (Jan. 17 – 23, 2017)

Ordering cake for my birthday party Helping someone in the grocery store My work laptop repairs are finally finished! Longer term planning for my class Dinner with my wife at a nice restaurant Organizing the vote to choose our next … Continue reading

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