I keep telling myself that at some point I will derive benefit from (fill in the blank)

First Order of Business ISP. We are in the process of switching. Earthlink has either already shut down our DSL or it’s just down. I’m on dial-up and just letting you know, FRIENZ AND RELATIVEZ, that ANY OF OUR OLD MINDSPRING EMAIL ACCOUNTS ARE DEFUNCT. Between the devil and the deep blue sea, we have … Continue reading I keep telling myself that at some point I will derive benefit from (fill in the blank)

AND I THOUGHT I KNEW HOW TO STAND

Trying to start writing this post and I fall offline several times first. One of these days we’ll get switched over to ATT…I guess…our reluctance being that we probably expect things to be just as bad or, gasp, what if they get worse. But, the topic. I had one Qigong DVD which seemed quite fine … Continue reading AND I THOUGHT I KNEW HOW TO STAND

Yoga Mat Across America

H.o.p. and the Very Large Array, 2008 You’ve no idea how much fun it was to introduce H.o.p. to the Very Large Array. And me too. I’ve wanted to visit it for years. Looking at the map, however, I’d thought it would be miles off course and that we’d miss it. Instead, it was right … Continue reading Yoga Mat Across America

Growing up in the shadow of Mt. Fuji

The UN nuclear arms conference began on Monday. The countdown to midnight has been moved forward again to 7 minutes to midnight, the same setting as when the clock debuted 55 years ago. Picture on right: Hanford B reactor, source of the plutonium for Fatman. Source: http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/trinity/articles/part1.html In 1960 I was three years old and … Continue reading Growing up in the shadow of Mt. Fuji