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The little things that make you happy

June 10th, 2017|117 Photographs in 2017|

Sometimes you purchase something you absolutely know you will never use...but you need to have it anyway.... Sometimes you just have to indulge yourself with things that simply make you happy when you look at them, when you touch them, when you think how far we have come since they were brought into manufacture. Like [...]

Radio Signals

February 13th, 2017|117 Photographs in 2017|

February 13th, 2017 - My Mom's old transistor radio; it still works well, and it reminds me of how she would travel to Vancouver on the bus to visit us, headphones on, listening to CBC Radio all the way to the Coast. I think it belonged to her father, my Grandpa; she always referred to [...]

Storage Space (119/365)

April 29th, 2015|Photo a Day - 2015|

April 29, 2015 - Here's a jarring thought......(assuming I did my math correctly...and that's never a given) it would take 22,222 of these 3.25" HD floppy discs to fill that little SD card. And that little SD card can see a data transfer rate to it of 21 of those floppy discs per second, assuming [...]

Remote Control (104/365)

April 14th, 2015|Photo a Day - 2015|

April 14, 2015 - A shot out of desperation given the crazy day at work followed by a dash home and then two and a half hours of teaching a marine VHF radio class for my volunteer group. Now I'm just tired and worn out. I imagine my students are too since I throw a [...]

Re-Post: The Death of Expertise

July 16th, 2014|Just Thinking|

Have you come across this? You have a conversation with someone and they are solidly convinced that they know everything there is to know about a subject. They will argue a point to death and never consider that there is another side to the information at hand. Why? Because they read it on the internet. [...]