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Little Things

I enjoyed this diagram from FlowingData. Unfortunately the kids have been sliding down the left side just as I’ve been climbing up the right side.


New Year’s Day

We had our annual New Year’s day brunch today. Lots of people turned up. Lots of teenagers, A few little kids, and lots of old friends. There was tons of good food as usual...


Walden Pond

Yesterday we walked around Walden Pond so that everyone could get a good appetite for the roast beast. The boys brought the marshmallow shooters they got for Christmas. They chased each other around the...


Merry Christmas!

We hope everyone is enjoying the holiday season. Here’s what we’re doing tonight – tracking Santa (from NORAD). That’s right after our traditional Christmas Eve fondue dinner (Cheese fondue with Chocolate fondue for dessert).



This is my new invention I call it the Piepod™ (not really trademarked but it is always fun to imagine). The Piepod™ is my new mp3 player that I created. Sadly the Piepod™ does...


Rainy morning

This morning it was simply pouring rain and I didn’t think I’d get a walk at all before work. However, as I was checking my email the clouds suddenly blew apart and the sun...



This weekend, I needed to move a pipe to add a hookup for the icemaker in a new fridge. The pipe’s in a cramped wall between the downstairs shower and the alcove the fridge...


LHS GWAC Band Night

I performed at Band Night on Friday the 13th as part of the band I am in, The Caterwaulers.We performed 3 songs, 2 original and 1 cover. The order was “Firedancer” (Original), “Love In...



Here’s another Processing applet. It’s a variant of Bees, but it uses a Mexican Hat function for computing the force. Basically that means that they’ll try to stay a specific distance (in this case...

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Skiing Robot

Now that we’ve had snow (twice already), it’s time to get some inspiration for winter time projects. If you want to think big, check out this one from the Jozef Stefan Institute in Slovenia....