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World’s End

It was really hot today, so we went down to World’s End. World’s End is a beautiful park that was designed by Fredrick Law Olmstead. It’s 250 acres of curving carriage roads and vistas...

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Mulberry Visitor

This is the time of year that our mulberry tree is often full of squirrels & birds. Something seemed a little off at breakfast this morning. Look who was sitting 30 feet in the...

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Cheater Lens

I’ve had the MIG welder out recently. It’s been a bit frustrating. I haven’t gotten a decent line in years now. The big problem is that I can’t see what I’m doing any more....


Winter Projects

This package came from England the other day. So, what’s inside? The piece I was waiting for to finish off this winter’s projects: This is a new radiator from Cooling Experts. The Westfield uses...



My toy for Christmas was a little CNC machine. A Genmitsu 3018. Seems pretty well built and easy to put together. Software is a bit of a hassle. It does come with a CD-ROM...



VEX Robotics had a nice tribute to one of my favorite professors, Woody Flowers, who passed away recently. 2.70 was a great class. We all worked hard, but learned a lot, and had a...

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The Failing Railing

One of the posts holding the railing along the front steps has been getting pretty rusty. I was worried about it failing while someone was leaning on the railing. So I spent some time...



We had a visitor to our garden today. I think it was a juvenile red tailed. It had caught one of the many squirrels we have this years. It’s a cold, wet day, but...



A beautiful day, but there are a lot of leaves to bag before we can go for a drive:



My favorite birds are back in our garden: It’s awfully nice to have them around when I’m in the driveway working on the cars. They seem so happy all the time. They’re one of...