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3 years!

July 22nd, 2013 · 410 Comments

I knew that I was in for a 2-3 year stint in this current position, of that, there is no doubt. It’s amazing how quickly 3 years can pass when you are doing something that you really like. Did you read that right? Doing something that I really like? Surely I can’t be referring to [...]

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Some of the Best Gadgets I’ve Owned

February 28th, 2012 · 187 Comments

Anyone and everyone who has known me knows that I am a self-professed gadget-holic. It’s not that I have to have the newest of everything that comes out, that would be rather impossible these days, but if I see something that is totally cool in a James Bond-ish or Star Trek-ish way, I rationalize my [...]

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My Recurring Day

July 19th, 2011 · 152 Comments

As I’m about to pull another box of garbage from the garage, items no longer used, old diskettes, cables and instruction manuals for devices long since relinquished to dusty shelves, a long, thin box affixed with with an address label and stamps catches my eye. The return address is in Ichikawa, Japan, and is addressed [...]

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Remembering the Clay

August 17th, 2007 · 44 Comments

When I was early in grade school, I remember my father working with clay. Not the play-doughstuff that i worked with at the time, but the hardcore clay mess that he would make by mixing together the clay powder and water. What a mess it made. I remember the stuff getting all over the kitchen [...]

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