Tag Archives: Tales of the Weird

Guess what I found under a bridge on my way to work!

As I was riding on the bike trail along the north side of Rapid Creek on Jan. 6, I saw something unusual as I passed under the East Blvd. bridge. The object that made me stop is in the left foreground of … Continue reading

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Kyoto Pictures Complete!

Click on the image above for the Photobucket album and sub-albums of my trip to Kyoto!

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Kelly is a particle! So am I!

Kelly is the electron neutrino (νe), and I am the left half of the Higgs (H).

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A Familiar Tune at the Kyoto Train Station

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Faster than Light Neutrinos

From the BBC to the AP, and from The Huffington Post to Fox News, the press has been abuzz with stories of particles traveling faster than light. The original press release and paper preprint are probably the best sources for … Continue reading

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Answered Prayers This Week

Sold my first ticket in The Well’s raffle I think God just answered my prayer for my internet connection to work!

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Photo Backlog 1: Steely the Snowman

In what may be the greatest display of procrastination in my life, I have started posting online photos that date back to late 2010.  Here is the first album in the series, Steely the Snowman.  I think he was there … Continue reading

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Cool Memories for a Hot Month

As we prepare for sweltering August, I thought I would share a few cool photographic memories from the Groundhog Day Blizzard (a.k.a. my wife’s Birthday Blizzard) that was about six months ago.

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Starting a Fire with a Piece of Plastic…

…and the sun. The piece of plastic is a fresnel magnifying sheet.

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Cold Ride

This is what the thermometer read when I left to ride my bicycle to work this morning.  The bottom number is the outside temperature in Fahrenheit. In this weather, I appreciate the irony inherent in the fact that I ride … Continue reading

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