I guess that you can’t have too many saws

Siesta time When I moved here, two years ago, I didn’t have any saws. Nope. Nary a one. Then, I...

Back to the office

Back to Cubicleville. Actually, this layout looks more like a honeycomb hideout. If the spaces were aligned, we’d have hexagons...

Low-speed Internet for $13/day

See that guy there, reclining, watching the world go by? That’s about the speed of the Internet connection at the...

Quiet(er) places

“Outside, there was that predawn kind of clarity, where the momentum of living has not quite captured the day. The...

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Last year, I had a nest of birds in the entryway to my house, right above the front door. At the end of the season, after the chicks fledged, I thought to remove the nest, but didn’t get around to…

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I remember that a few years ago, Lytro, then a startup, came out with a small camera that would allow you to take a picture, then interact with it to change the focus point. At the time I thought it…

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As waterways are plentiful in Washington, I was able to cross some of the waterways on ferries. As I remember, Will & I used 3 ferries: 1. Port Angeles, WA – Victoria, BC. 2. Coupeville, WA – Port Townsend, WA…

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I’m not used to being a tourist. Usually, when I go somewhere, I don’t frequent the insides of museums, fairs, the normal tourist things. I like to get up early, go to the shore, perhaps the forest, set up my…

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Adding to the list of: You learn something new everyday … today, I learned about Fish Ladders. A fish ladder is a way to assist salmon with their swim upstream by providing an alternate route that has a less violent…