Author Archives: Bill
Angeles Crest Highway reopened!
While most of the Angeles National Forest is still closed, Angeles Crest Highway just reopened after closure due to high winds, falling rocks. Sweet. Looks like one can go into the areas not burned by the fire then, and drive through … Continue reading
Buying a home: Still on hold
I’ve been in the wait and see mode for buying a home for almost 5 years. Prices are cheaper now than 5 years ago, or at least so some people say. Also, depends on the area you’re looking in, I’m … Continue reading
Photo testing from droid
An easy day at the launching ramp.
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Nobody ever expects a hurricane to show up! Least of all like that at day break!
Just the other day I was commenting that I wanted Santa Ana winds to blow into town, and get rid of the June Gloom that stuck around for August. Now, we have a chance of thunderstorms today. Not bad I … Continue reading
The Associated Press: Tropical Storm Bill forms in the Atlantic
The Associated Press: Tropical Storm Bill forms in the Atlantic Watch out world, here I come on a rough and stormy day!
North Big Pine Creek
edfaдивани Last weekend, I helped take a Troop of Boy Scouts up to Big Pine Creek, and we stayed in Palisade Group Campsite. While the boys and the rest of the adults went to fish for dinner, Jorge and I … Continue reading
How Michael Osinski Helped Build the Bomb That Blew Up Wall Street
Well, we have a confession: The man who blew up Wall Street. How Michael Osinski Helped Build the Bomb That Blew Up Wall Street — New York Magazine . Good read. A little bit of code, a few interesting ideas, expanded upon … Continue reading
Work email while on holiday?
Don’t you just love it when you get a very important work email on a paid holiday? Hopefully my answer will suffice until Monday when I’m able and willing to put actual effort into researching their question. It’s a good … Continue reading