Mark Winslow’s “partial list of my favorite things”

Dabney Coleman was great in Modern Problems: Mark Winslow’s “Partial list of my favorite things: Sunset from my office window. Strindberg’s women, all of them, my interview in Playboy, Mozart’s Brandenburg Concertos, collecting my $200 for passing go, Roots (said Ruts), the book, not that television horseshit”, inspired my Partial list of my grievances Other […]

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A little astronomical trivia

I was curious about a couple things and did a little surfing… Diameter of our solar system. First know that they use Astronomical Units (AU). One AU is equal the mean distance from the center of the earth to the center of the sun or 150 million kilometers, or about 92 million miles. The diameter […]

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Advanced Certification

Advanced Scuba Certification Got it done this weekend. Also took the Nitrox test this week. 4 dives in Travis, 2 Sat 2 Sun. 3/17 & 3/18, 2012 Water temp about 57. Outside low 70s. Had complete thick (6 mil?) suit on actually it was a wader type bottom which covered ankles to chest then a […]

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Garage Cabinet build

I’ve been getting my workshop area going in the garage. Getting organized etc. I considered just putting up some shelves over the workbench, but decided on cabinets. I felt like doing some woodwork. What I wanted to store was a lot boxes of fasteners and small items, parts etc., etc. So I decided on shallow […]

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CS371P #14

Oops, one more blog. *this is the last one. Today was the last day of the semester. Took the final test today. I found it to be shorter than exam 2, which helped. I was able to finish the test and go back over and check for mistakes. I’m sure I did well enough. I’ve […]

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Calvin Coolidge

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful people with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan “press on” has solved and always […]

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