Category Archives: Freethought Community

Camp Quest AZ 2018 and What Keeps Me Coming Back

Last Friday at a meeting of the Tucson Atheists, I met the mother of one of the Camp Quest AZ campers this year. She also happens to be married to one of the volunteer counselors. I had never met her … Continue reading

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Building a Third Storage Rack

This article isn’t about Camp Quest, not really. It’s about preparing to attend Camp Quest AZ for the 5th time. For me, preparation begins early. It doesn’t have to of course but readers of this Blog probably know by now … Continue reading

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Proper Prior Preparations Prevent PPP*

Camp Quest Arizona is not until the end of June but it’s already on my mind and on my workbench. I had super response and success with last year’s program—The Beatle Bot. The program I select must have appeal to … Continue reading

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65 in Three

In three months, I’ll be turning 65 years old. I’ve decided to start collecting my Social Security benefits. Decisions, decisions…While signing up for Medicare I decided to go ahead and start collecting my benefits The full retirement age is 66 … Continue reading

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Finishing—Building IT Part VII

Yes! “It” is done. Please check out the video on YouTube. It was finished on October 3rd leaving plenty of time to work on the other props before the dry run and party on the 30th. The grand finale is … Continue reading

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A Day That Will Live in Insanity

We are indeed living in “interesting times!” The President pardoned Sheriff Arpaio. The sheriff now says that his political career isn’t over. Apparently, we’ll have more opportunities to see this xenophobic, sadist violate human rights, oh goody. Lest we not … Continue reading

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OK, Life is Chill—For a While

Normalcy returns. Yesterday, the Sears repair technician came to the house with a new compressor for my Kenmore Elite (LG) refrigerator. He left a mere 3 hours later and my behemoth stainless steel kitchen decoration has the potential once again … Continue reading

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