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Travel

White Rim Trail, March 2016

After spending the winter months getting the trailer ready for camping duty, we were itching to get out and put it through it’s paces. What better place to do that than the White Rim Trail in Canyonlands National Park? Day 0 We left Denver after work on Friday, with a slight delay as we waited … Continue reading »

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…and on to 2012!

Last year at this time I ended a blog post with this: I wish each of you health and happiness for you and your families as we start off in 2011, and when we look back on it a year from now I hope we will all see it as time well spent. Time well … Continue reading »

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A Training Vacation

One of my Wood Badge ticket items is to attend a training course for Cubmasters that goes beyond what is covered in the Position-specific training. The second part of that ticket item is to bring back something I learned and implement it in my pack. It was part of the same quest that brought me … Continue reading »

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Goodbye 2010, Hello 2011!

2010 was a pretty good year. We took a family road trip to Texas to see a niece and nephew that had moved there from Colorado. Got to see Cadillac Ranch and the Big Texan on the way there and spent a morning at the National Scouting Museum I finished my PhD in Mechanical Engineering, … Continue reading »

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DARPA celebrates my birthday!

In order to celebrate my birthday tomorrow DARPA is offering a $40,000 prize to the first person or group of people that can find 10 red balloons. DARPA, aka the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, is not just looking for any ten red balloons, but ten specific red weather balloons they have positioned around the … Continue reading »

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Nine Interesting Bridges

9 Amazingly Unique Bridges You May Not Have Seen

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Shipping off to Boston

Ah, the Dropkick Murphys. Good stuff. I was out in Massachusetts again for a few days. Actually I was in Mansfield, for a two day meeting at our company headquarters. To get there I had to rent a car in Boston and drive about an hour or so. This was the first time I had … Continue reading »

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USPS “Colorado” stamp has a picture of a mountain in Wyoming.

Well, I’ve always said that I thought the Wind River Mountain Range in Wyoming is way more breathtaking than any of those we have here in Colorado, but I’m not sure I would have done this… Wyoming Mountain depicted on Colorado Stamp “Hey, can we borrow this? Nobody up here seems to be using it!”

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If you think the world is going to hell in a handbasket…

…just ask yourself “Where the Hell is Matt?” Where the Hell is Matt? (2008) from Matthew Harding on Vimeo.

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Ol’ Widow Winchester and the house that $5 million built.

I got a chance to give a symposium talk at the conference in San Jose last weekend, and during a bit of free time I found my way over to the Winchester Mystery House. This house was under continuous construction for 38 years, under the daily direction of Sarah Winchester, who supposedly built the additions … Continue reading »

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