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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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There Are Days—Don’t Buy Sears or LG Refrigerators

Generally, my life is great and I really don’t have much to complain about. However, my contentment seems overly fragile at times. Today, I’m between big events and commitments. It’s a great time to binge watch TV and expand the … Continue reading

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2017 International Aerial Robotics Competition

While every team that enters is a winner, no one came close to completing the mission this year at the American venue. Continue reading

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Camp Quest 2017—it’s over

Camp Quest 2017 ended on July 1st. Forty-seven campers and 18 staff members packed up their belongings on Saturday morning for a trip back home. It is always a busy week at Camp Quest and the day after is a … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Camp Quest AZ 2017

In February, I mentioned that we’ll be building Beetle Bots at Camp Quest AZ in June. These machines are simple but they scurry around a floor like a manic Roomba. They bang into things, turn, and scurry off in another … Continue reading

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Interesting Times, the Battle of the Bulge, and Another Take on Atheism?

“May you live in interesting times.” Apparently we’re living under “the Chinese curse” and will continue to do so for quite a while. It is often difficult to stay apolitical. I usually only allow partisan discussions in my group when … Continue reading

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If You Want Me to Donate, Don’t Call Me at Home!

This might be considered a public service. When someone calls me at home, I simply say, “I don’t give money to people that bother me by calling me at home. I’m sorry. Goodbye.” If you want money from me, don’t … Continue reading

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