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Hiking with Ruby

Today Emily and I hiked 7.7 miles with Ruby at Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve. From Skyline Blvd at an elevation of 2,000ft down to Purisima Creek Rd at an elevation of 430ft, and back. You can see info … Continue reading

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Great albums, volume 3

One cool thing about scrobbling all music played from my home and work computers is that I have a pretty good record of what music I’ve listened to the most. Here’s a list of some albums that I think are … Continue reading

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Blue Apron

I’ve been doing a lot of cooking this week while Emily cares for our new daughter. Blue Apron meals, mostly. Seven of them (we got a little behind while in the hospital). Blue Apron is a service that once a … Continue reading

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Dear Government: Please Don’t Muck With Encryption

I was prompted to write this after hearing that the Obama Administration is meeting with the creators of a petition for strong encryption (edit: you can now read the EFF’s thoughts). Over the past year officials of various governments have … Continue reading

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17 years and 100,000 miles with an Acura Integra

I’ve had the same car for 17 years. It’s a “Vogue Silver Metallic” 1998 Acura Integra LS, 2 door automatic, and a week ago it crossed the 100,000 mile mark. Overall I’ve been happy with it. It’s solid, well-made, and … Continue reading

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Quotes, expressions, and mantras

Here’s a collection of quotes, expressions, and mantras that I appreciate. They’re things I respect. Or agree with. Or would make me a better person if I followed more closely. We need to be the change we wish to see … Continue reading

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The Golden Records

In 1977 NASA launched the Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 space probes to study the outer solar system. Voyager 1 flew by Jupiter, Saturn, and Saturn’s largest moon, Titan. Voyager 2 flew by Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. After 37 … Continue reading

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Let’s learn about furnaces!

When we moved in to our new place our furnace wasn’t quite working. We didn’t notice it at first. It would turn on for a few minutes and sounded normal, but then it would turn off before reaching the temperature … Continue reading

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