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New Critter in My Back Yard

This morning looking out at my back yard a saw a common sight. A rabbit darting across the yard. Then a millisecond later I noticed a brown streak chasing the rabbit. The streak aborted the chase about half way through … Continue reading

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My New Nest Themostat

I Pulled the trigger on my new nest learning thermostat. I’m loving it. Quick easy install, and I can control my thermostat through my iPhone or a web browser.

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Hacking My Cat

So  trying to work at home today was made a bit more difficult by our cat Sophia. Constantly trying to get on my lap.  Like many cats, she seeks heat. So I placed towel on the floor for her to … Continue reading

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A Rose by Any Other Name

So it seems that back in the day Fort Wayne had a great mayor. They want to name a government center after him. Only problem, his name was Harry Baals. Harry Baals building unlikely | The Journal Gazette | Fort … Continue reading

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I Never See the Light of Day Anymore

Much like a mole, I never see my home in the light of day. This time of year, I leave when it’s dark, and I come home when it’s dark. Last weekend I never stepped out of the house. So … Continue reading

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Seattle Bike Routes come to Google Maps!

Yeah for us!! I’ve been waiting for this! Next time someone ask my route and what it is like, I’ll just send them a link! Brier Dudley’s Blog | Google Maps gets bike routes, built in Fremont | Seattle Times … Continue reading

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The Passing of an Era

It’s been years since I’ve been there and met “The Man” – you can never forget it. I’m going to have to organize a office lunch to pay tribute.  Gene Porter passed away yesterday. Obituaries | Gene Porter, the man … Continue reading

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Narrows fares may get wider | Gig Harbor News

I realize that they have to increase the fare every year. It seems to me that this was not quite the schedule they first promised, and with the economy just now starting to stop spinning out of control – we … Continue reading

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Too Close to Home…

Four arrests so far in Gig Harbor espresso stand theft | The News Tribune – Crime | Seattle-Tacoma News, Weather, Sports, Jobs, Homes and Cars | South Puget Sound’s Destination. This espresso stand in this robbery is in my neighborhood. … Continue reading

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In My Own Back Yard…

We are spending time this  weekend on a small island in the San Juan’s . Maybe we should stay there until this blows over 🙂 On the edge of the Western plains, in Spokane, Wash., the reports of significant student … Continue reading

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