• Spirit of Wireless Award

    by  • December 2, 2013 • 0 Comments

    I’m proud to be a judge for the 2014 Spirit of Wireless Award. The Award is part of the Wireless Roundtable hosted by Incisor.tv which takes part at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The Spirit of Wireless Award recognizes a product or product/application combination that represents the most exciting and innovative use of...

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    Christmas Ships

    by  • November 24, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Continuing on this weekend’s theme of getting odd jobs done, today we decided to take advantage of the exceptionally good weather in the Seattle area. We have had many dry and somewhat warm days in a row. As such, it was a perfect day to put the Christmas lights on the boat. We decorate...

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    Everything is on Youtube; Even the Bathroom Sink

    by  • November 23, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Today was a day for odd jobs around the house. The biggest jobs were replacing some taillights in the old Honda and unclogging the sinks in the girl’s bathroom. Removing the traps on the sinks is pretty straight forward. However, our house has PVC plumbing which is getting older and brittle. In the past,...

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    US Open; 2nd Again

    by  • June 16, 2013 • 0 Comments

    The past few days, I was able to watch a good portion of The US Open which just finished. I thought it was a great tournament, but wasn’t overly pleased with the results. If my pick Dustin Johnson wasn’t going to show up, I would have really like to see Phil Mickelson win. I’ve...

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    US Open Pick

    by  • June 12, 2013 • 0 Comments

    I just texted my US Open pick to the KJR Ketel One Major Championship Golf contest. KJR AM is the local talk radio station in Seattle. This contest consists of picking the winner in the four major golf championships. The winner of the contest wins a trip to play Pebble Beach in August. The...

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    D11 Starts Today

    by  • May 28, 2013 • 0 Comments

    D11 Logo

    Tonight the D11 conference begins tonight with Tim Cook taking center stage. This is the first D conference I’m not attending in years. I’ve enjoyed the mix of speakers typical at the conference. It isn’t days of straight technology, although that is clearly the focus. There are also many investors, media and Hollywood types....

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    Seasonal Boat Maintenance

    by  • May 20, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Every spring, the boat gets a once-over with routine engine maintenance performed. I took advantage of the fact that I was traveling last week to get this work completed. Unfortunately, this year I also have a bigger project in the mix, so the work is taking longer than just last week. Satisfaction has an...

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    Back Home!

    by  • May 17, 2013 • 0 Comments

    After three days of driving, I arrived back home in Redmond around 4:00 PM. The first couple of hours today, from Missoula to Coeur d’Alene, were the most spectacular of the trip. I passed through mountains and valleys with rushing streams. I could easily envision folks fly fishing in those streams catching big fish....

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    Montana is one big state

    by  • May 16, 2013 • 0 Comments

    After getting back onto my main path of I90, the signs for Sturgis and Devils Tower soon started to appear. I quickly came upon Sturgis, but without the motorcycle rally going on, I figured there wouldn’t be much to see. After another hour or so, I came across the exit for Devil’s Tower. The...

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    Visiting Mt. Rushmore

    by  • May 15, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Day one of the drive from Iowa City to Redmond is in the books. Due to some logistical items, I didn’t get as early a start as I anticipated. Even so, traveling with the sun, I was able to get about 12 hours on the road today. I don’t anticipate on making too many stops...

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    Driving Cross Country

    by  • May 13, 2013 • 0 Comments

    I need to get a car from Iowa City (where I grew up) to my current home in Redmond, WA. I’ve explored various options for transporting the car. I thought I was getting the run around from the car carrier folks. They were very sketchy on when the car would be picked up, when...

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    by  • May 11, 2013 • 0 Comments

    I just finished reading Moneyball. That isn’t a big deal as most people that have read Moneyball finished reading it a decade or so ago… What makes this a bit unusual is this was the first book I read entirely on my phone. Typically I read books on a Kindle or the Kindle App...

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