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Journal Entry 11.19.19

It is 12:35 PM on Tuesday November 19th, 2019. The weather is overcast with gray clouds, the temperature a cool 62 degrees and a strong wind blows through the trees. It is this type of weather that lets me know we are in autumn. There are a number of thoughts running through my head so […]

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Mars Rover 2020 – Boarding Pass

NASA is doing the public outreach again where you can add your name to a tiny silicon chip that will be aboard the 2020 Mars Rover. I got my boarding pass and more frequent flyer miles! https://mars.nasa.gov/participate/send-your-name/frequent/c4df3640278773cd87d75314f25c057da5fdeb3f02573a0a43cb67697f5640f8 https://mars.nasa.gov/participate/send-your-name/mars2020/certificate/629841240751

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A Trip to the Circus

A few weeks ago my wife showed me a few free children’s tickets to the Garden Bros Circus she had gotten somewhere during her usual routines. My kids had never been to the circus and I think I’ve been only once in my life although the only memories I have are just flickers and could […]

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Raccoons in the shed

On November 8th I forgot to close the door to my shed.  On Friday November 9th I walked out, opened the door and found it was partially blocked and the entirety of my shed had been ransacked!!  I thought I had been robbed! In my confusion I quickly turned to the most valuable items which […]

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Cobra Kai

I’ve written quite a bit about this new show Cobra Kai in the past couple of posts but thought it deserved it’s own post.  Cobra Kai is a new series on YouTube Red which continues the Karate Kid saga of the ’80s but from Johnny’s point of view and it is completely awesome.  I watched […]