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Solar Eclipse Viewing Party 2017

Rough estimates put attendance at 3,000+. We were expecting maybe a little over 1,000… So, our plans for this event were shot away. Enough people had shown up far enough in advance the library couldn’t even set up two of … Continue reading

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Solar System Explained From the Inside Out (Infographic)

From Space.com. This is fantastic. View the image, then scroll down. https://www.space.com/10900-solar-system-planets-scale-infographic.html

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Putting my Electrical Engineering major with Mechanical Engineering minor to use

I fixed (mostly) the DVD player in my TV! And only one screw left over…. Next up, the broken brake on my bicycle and putting a rail on the ramp in my garage.

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Self

I realized that if anything happens to me, I don’t want the police or media using one of those awful pictures you always see of people to find me or eulogize me. I mean really, do they go out of … Continue reading

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Winter Village – Finally Exists!

We got our Winter Village up over the weekend. Will add the Toy Shop next year, and hoping to also add the new train!

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Jupiter is Pink!

It’s pink! Jupiter is fairly pink! I wonder if that’s a trick of the orange and red bands due to the probe being so far away still? “JunoCam is a color, visible-light camera designed to capture remarkable pictures of Jupiter’s … Continue reading

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My Favorite Pictures of Obama

Pretty much all of them are good, some even more so when you read the top comment, like the football one. (UPDATE: Well, not anymore, the top comment from July 6 has been replaced with an election based one) For … Continue reading

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Why I Gave My Vote to My Daughter

I wanted to share the rainbow picture, but then saw this one. Apparently the story is that the little boy saw Obama’s hair looked like his and wanted to know if it felt like his too. You may think it’s … Continue reading

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4 of 5 – WOAH – COOL

(Post #4 tonight, 3rd of 3 pictures) Lastly I turned the telescope towards the Solstice Full Moon. WOAH blinding! Had to let my eye adjust. Even after I looked away I had retinal “burn in” for like half a minute. … Continue reading

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3 of 5 – WOW – AMAZING

(Post #3 tonight, 2nd of 3 pictures) Third, I naked eye spotted Saturn peeking through between tree leaves and managed to get it in the telescope. WOW. Just WOW. I SO want to have gotten a good picture of what … Continue reading

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