Monthly Archives: January 2011

This is where I live

From the BBC and Lonely Planet InSeattle 27 January 2011|By Ellee Thalheimer, Lonely Planet The sculpture “Waiting for the Interurban” is often decorated by locals. (Lawrence Worcester/LPI) “De Liberta Quirkas”, meaning ”Freedom to be Peculiar”, is the Fremont neighbourhood motto. This … Continue reading

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Why I don’t eat fast food (except in case of emergency)

An Alabama law firm claims in a lawsuit that Taco Bell is using false advertising when it refers to using “seasoned ground beef” or “seasoned beef” in its products. The meat mixture sold by Taco Bell restaurants contains binders and extenders … Continue reading

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Happy Australia Day

An irreverent look at Australia.  

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Cars update

Here’s that shot of me and my Meteor about to drive through a giant tree. And while I was digging through some old unsorted pictures, I came across this one of my first new car. I’ve got a whole box … Continue reading

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This video brought back memories

I spent 25 years in the tower business doing everything from fixing TV and FM antennas, building towers, selling and managing tower construction projects, and finally owning a chunk of a very successful company. Most of the time I was … Continue reading

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Snow and cars

I’m back up at the CITW, and what a difference a week of 40+ temperatures and no snow makes! The snow table level has dropped dramatically, and as a result I won’t be doing any sledding on this trip. There’s … Continue reading

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A New Year non-resolution

One of my New Year objectives (I resolved years ago to quit making New Year resolutions) for 2011 is to read more. So far I’ve read 2-1/2 books this year, so I guess I’m doing alright so far. The book … Continue reading

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