From the Peanut Gallery – Halloween

Well today was a very busy day… Being Halloween and all. I think this Holiday is bigger than Christmas for RGJ.<br />n<br />nWe got up early this morning and she struggled over what costume to wear to school. Snow White or Purple Fairy Princess....

Quake

We were hanging out in the camper, lying on the bed, all three of us. Suddenly, the whole place started shaking a bit. It wasn’t too bad, and it didn’t feel like it was someone pushing on the outside of the trailer, trying to be funny.<br />n<br...

Today’s Run

Finally was able to get a run in this morning. No, not the usual excuse of being too busy (though that’s always there, for real). This past week, I had a bit of a cold or some such bug that caused a lot of bronchial irritation, a bit of a headache in the...

Comet Holmes

There was a lot of chatter today, and especially tonight, on the TAC mail list about comet Holmes. Word has it that this object suddenly brightened by a factor of several thousand times within a 24 hour period. At magnitude 2.5, it’s bright enough now so that...

Chipper Shredder

I’ve had a deal with the next door neighbors. They worked it out with some neighbors behind us to take down a large, imposing tree that affected all three of our properties. In return, I would find and secure a chipper shredder for both of us to use; in fact,...