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Posted on April 10th, 2007 08:55 PM | Comments (1) | Pings (0)

Thoreau on Maine.

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Thunderstorm Season

Posted on June 23rd, 2006 12:06 AMPings (0)

The other night Matt kept pestering me to grab my camera and get some shots of the approaching storm. I’m sure glad he did because I got about 3 shots off from the balcony before it started pouring rain and this one captured the lightning very well.

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Winter is Here

Posted on December 9th, 2005 05:29 PMPings (0)

Providence and southern Massachusetts got the better part of a foot of snow in the last twenty four hours. Everything is just totally covered. This is the first time I’ve ever experienced a thunder and snow storm together. Definitely cool.

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Sea Kayaking

Posted on October 16th, 2005 07:10 PMPings (0)

Just got back from a weekend of Sea Kayaking in Maine. It was cold, wet, and windy. I thoroughly enjoyed myself.

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Posted on November 13th, 2004 02:59 AMPings (0)

It is totally snowing.

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Posted on June 20th, 2004 11:32 PMPings (0)

And now we begin our long descent into the cold of Winter.

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Posted on May 12th, 2004 04:16 PMPings (0)

It’s about fifty degrees too hot for me today.

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Mars on West Wing

Posted on February 11th, 2004 11:08 PMPings (0)

The West Wing mentioned Mars Direct tonight.

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A Martian Day

Posted on January 26th, 2004 02:03 PMPings (0)

A Martian day is 24 hours, 39 minutes, and 35.244 seconds long.

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Posted on January 24th, 2004 09:15 PMPings (0)

The Opportunity Rover just landed.

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Posted on January 24th, 2004 12:07 AMPings (0)

With the unfortunate appearance in the news today of the problems at the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex in communicating with the Mars Spirit, I decided to watch The Dish tonight.

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Mars Direct

Posted on January 17th, 2004 01:39 PMPings (0)

This has gone far enough. I’m getting sick of all the articles that have been appearing that denounce Bush’s Mars plan as unfeasible and too costly.

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Clear Day

Posted on December 26th, 2003 09:36 PMPings (0)

The weather in Santa Monica has been pleasantly cold, but I’m off to New York where it’s apparently rather warm for this time of year. Bah.

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Posted on December 22nd, 2003 11:41 AMPings (0)

A 6.5 earthquake just hit San Simeon. We could feel it all the way down here in LA.

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Posted on November 25th, 2003 08:06 PMPings (0)

There was a racoon perched on the roof as I arrived home this evening.

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Posted on September 12th, 2003 02:35 AMPings (0)

Something clicked this evening, and it felt like Autumn.

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You are listening to Los Angeles

Posted on March 27th, 2003 08:35 AMPings (0)

The wind is howling. Tumbling down the chimney.

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Posted on March 5th, 2003 05:38 PMPings (0)

Dolphins are crafty. They seem to have this amazing sense of when someone is trying to take a picture of them.

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A Superb Meteor

Posted on February 5th, 2003 03:29 PMPings (0)

Scott Andrew/Jack London: For the Columbia…

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Problems with NASA

Posted on February 1st, 2003 04:53 PMPings (0)

I feel as if I need to get more of this out. It also bothers me that NASA is doing a poor job of relating to the public (and perhaps inspiring more support). Even through their website, relating to the…

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The Coast

Posted on November 5th, 2002 02:14 AMPings (0)

The California Coastal Records Project currently has fourty-four gigs of high-res images of the Californian coastline, 500 feet at a time. Check out the Santa Monica Pier, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Pointe Dume for examples….

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Martian Gravity

Posted on September 19th, 2002 02:12 AMPings (0) is carrying a story about a joint project between MIT, the University of Washington, Seattle, and the University of Queensland, Brisbane which will investigate the effects of Martian gravity on mammalian development: “The plan is to build a spacecraft…

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Posted on September 8th, 2002 06:16 PMPings (0)

Despite the fact that it has been raining in LA, I must admit that I’ve rather been enjoying the evenings at school. The days are miserable, but once the sun goes down, it’s a strange and pleasant warm calm with…

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