Thu, 19/Oct/2017 15:34

XP and Red Hat

I am a GNU/Linux fan and have been for about 7 years. My home computers sport Suse 11.3 and Win 7. My work computers, on the other hand, have other things in mind.…

Auroras

Aurorae Borealis have fascinated me for a long time. Solar winds, magnetosphere interactions, etc are so cool. I love to read about them. I recently read a short…

Soda Springs

I recently had opportunity to do some work in Soda Springs, ID. I had not previously been there and found it a nice small town. The name comes from the fact that…

Ford Excursion

I just finished driving an '04 Ford Excursion over 2000 miles. I think I got to know the big suv in that time. I will start with the things I do not like about the…

Devil's Gate

Devil's Gate is a feature along the join Mormon and Oregon trails in Wyoming through which the Sweetwater river flows. It is too narrow for wagons and thus they had…

Red Rock Pass

I recently had the opportunity to visit Rd Rock Pass in South-Eastern Idaho. It is impressive and not too far from I-15. Driving south from Downey, I think is the…

Country mouse vs city mouse

I have been working in a small town for the last couple days. I work with a fellow, who shall remain unnamed, who has been unhappy with the people in the town. I…

Ender

I just finished Ender's Game. The story pulled me in from the first few lines. I don't typically read much science fiction. But this does not feel like science…

Justice Scalia

I just tried to attend a public discourse by Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. I arrived 45 minutes early and was turned away saying that there was limited…

Nissan Sentra Review

I recently got to drive a Nissan Sentra. I must say that I was impressed in several ways. First, WOW it has the largest glove box (or Jockey box as my wife says)…
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