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We have a frog in our pond! I can only assume spontaneous generation. He (or she) doesn’t seem to bother the fish (we have 3 goldfish and 3 Koi, which I’m told are different things).           …

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Okay, it’s not actually falling down, but since it is made of Lego, it is somewhat more fragile than the original. Anna got this set for me for my birthday, and I spent somewhere between eight and ten hours putting …

Tower Bridge is Falling Down… Read More »

In case of quail, do not stand in a box with an antenna.   I can think of no other interpretation.  

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We’ve been clearing out the remnants of my cousin’s stuff after moving him into a nursing facility. If you are having trouble letting go of things, I highly recommend spending a few weeks clearing out a hoarder’s house. It makes …

Underground, overground… Read More »

Well, I officially now hold a patent – US Patent #9,612,825 – Systems and Methods for Merging Metadata-Based Applications! I wouldn’t bother reading it if I were you–I wrote the thing, but after the lawyers were done with it, I …

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We were recently in California, and spotted this button in the elevator in our hotel. The urge to press it was almost overwhelming. I can only assume that it turns the elevator into a much more epic, adventure-filled ride. On …

Don’t Press This Button… Read More »

We had a big frost storm the other day. No point to make other than it was really pretty. Note that these are color pictures. This was the grass of our lawn:

We’ve been working on moving my cousin into a long-term care facility, and in the course of doing this, we’ve been going through a lot of old photos. This one is truly incredible though — this picture shows my great-great …

Really, really great… Read More »

This photo is from the lobby of the Hotel Elegant√© in Colorado Springs. They’ve really embraced the idea of fun–in case you can’t read it, the bed has a “try me” sign on it. Interestingly, the hotel has a huge …

Fun Zone… Read More »

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This is a shirt I made a few months ago after a particularly difficult meeting! One of the things I find funny is that people frequently don’t read the whole thing — they read the first line, and then are …

If I had a hammer… Read More »