Monthly Archives: August 2018

It’s a Train Thing

I’ll admit it. I love trains. I especially love trains I can wander through or ride. On our last vacation, we were fortunate enough to catch the last train in Georgetown Colorado. It is a narrow gauge train that used … Continue reading

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Friday Futurecast: Islands

Sometimes, it takes a sarcastic comment to really drive an idea home. A coworker of mine tried to introduce panic into a roomful of scientists by commenting on the current ‘Strawmaggedeon’ in California. Only a complete and utter moron would … Continue reading

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The Fear is Real

In Phoenix, we are in the midst of the monsoon season. Twice a year, winter and late summer, we get our annual rainfall. The last few monsoons have been lamentably dry but this summer we are getting rain. Rain is … Continue reading

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Fire and Water

The saga continues… So we looked up on Wikihow for directions to change the burned out bulb in out spa. Hmmm. We ignored them. Mostly. And it was a good thing we did because the extra cord in the spa … Continue reading

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When One Becomes Two

We went on vacation last week, and, apparently, the house is jealous of us spending money on ourselves. Which means: something had to break. In this case, we thought it was the pool pump that went bad. It happens. Around … Continue reading

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Travels through Colorado

Last week, we drove up the center of Colorado on the way to Denver. It was a beautiful drive, but sadly many of the pine trees were killed by the bark beetle. In some placed whole mountains were covered in … Continue reading

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