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One of my kids and her husband went off to Singapore to do a little adventuring.  Turns out Singapore was celebrating their 50th birthday so they got to be part of the festivities.  They are going all over the island trying all kinds of new stuff and having a blast.

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Travelogue – that’s a wrap

Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6

 

Our time here is winding down. It’s time for a review, summary, recap, lessons learned, post mortem . . . did you ever notice how many words and phrases there are for looking back at something you already did?

This […]

Travelogue – Lunch with Darryl (and his other brother Darryl)

Florida has pretty predictable weather patterns, it’s mild and sunny in the morning, not too much wind. It starts to cloud up between 12-1, the wind also gets stronger, then there is about a 30% chance of rain between 2-5. This makes planning my kayak fishing easier. The wind tends to come from the same […]

Travelogue – Steady State

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Travelogue – Detours

We stay in the house of some good friends. It’s a block from the beach and there is a park 2 blocks away. A block in the other direction takes you to the bay where I go kayak fishing. The house has plenty of room, is nicely decorated and even has a garage where I […]

Travelogue – It’s all downhill from here

Just before we reach our destination for the night in the town of Midway west of Tallahassee we cross into the Eastern Standard Timezone and our 12.5 hours car trip quickly turns into 13.5 hours. We won’t mind going to bed early but we won’t be our usual chipper selves when 6AM rolls around. But […]

Travelogue – Florida Bound

One thing we did different this trip was change up when we got gas. Usually we get down to around a quarter of a tank then pull off and fill up. These stops may or may not coincide with a meal break. The reason we wanted to make a change is because on our default […]

Travelogue

” a movie, book, or illustrated lecture about the places visited and experiences encountered by a traveler”

The actual traveling part

We have been to Florida many times since we moved to Texas. We have visited most of the coasts (Gold, Space, Treasure, First, Emerald, even the Forgotten Coast) and of course we have gone […]

Get Trampled

I just stumbled across this and I had to post. Apparently it’s the 40th anniversary of one of my favorite albums and all time favorite songs. The album is Physical Graffiti, the song is Trampled Under Foot, the band is Led Zeppelin.

it was a double album and the cover had windows cut out […]

HP CodeWars

Linda and I just attended the HP CodeWars event in Houston on March 7th. It was a truly impressive event. This program got started at the Compaq campus in Houston in 1998. It has grown to 8 HP sites around the world.

It is an open 1 day competition for high school students. They […]