January, 2012

  1. 24 Hours in Denver

    Jeff and Elizabeth were in Washington, DC for the week, but got stuck in made a stop in the wonderful city of Denver on their way back. Jeff asked me: 24 hours in Denver, what should we do? Here’s my quick and dirty short list of things to do in Denver. I’ve tried order it…

  2. Stop SOPA/PIPA

    I’ve been busy with work, but I’ve been keeping my eye on the news. Politics have always been a bit…screwy. I’m not sure if they’re getting more screwier or I’m becoming more aware of what’s going on. – maybe just more cynical. Representative Lamar Smith and Senator Patrick Leahy now joins the ranks of former…

  3. What Should I Do in New York?

    I just spend about two weeks in Montana celebrating Christmas and New Years with Rachel and her family. I got back into Seattle yesterday and Friday morning I’m off to New York for a work trip. I’ll be out there for almost two weeks. I’m not sure how much free time I’m going to have,…

  4. 2011 Year-End Zeitgeist

    I actually almost didn’t produce a year end zeitgeist because I didn’t have the time to put together all the data. However, Alex King has made it easy this year with his wp-stats code which he has kindly provided on Gist[1]. So, I’ve collected the data (although less than I have in years past), crunched…

  5. Field Trip: Scanning Electron Microscope

    I met Rachel’s friend from college, Laura. Laura has the awesome job of being a researcher at MSU in their ICAL (Imaging and Chemical Analysis Laboratory). Of particular interest was Laura’s job of operating the scanning electron microscope! So of course I asked if we could have a tour! Not only did we get a…

  6. 2011 Year in Cities

    One or more nights were spent in each place. Those cities marked with an * were visited multiple times on non-consecutive days. Roughly in order of appearance. Seattle, WA*[1] Eden, Utah Passe Catabois, Haiti Oklahoma City[2], OK* Broomfield, CO* Leavenworth, WA St. Regis, MT Billings, MT* Smith Rock, OR* San Diego, CA Colstrip, MT Gig…