Only the Past is Real a Bertrand Russell essay God's Utility Function (PDF) a Richard Dawkins essay - offsite Cadence and Reflection collected poems- some of my favorites Chief Seattle's Masterpiece Chief Seattle's 1884 oration- simply marvelous! Words of Wisdom (Part-1) (Part-II) collected quotes Humanistic Adductions collected quotes Best of The Worst strange but true- country music song titles - offsite USDA Forest Service "Tech Tips" - offsite ** The following are some of my stories, journals, technical papers, reflections etc...** Kinship (HTML) (PDF) short story- fiction (2 pages) The Ovarian Conspiracy (HTML) (PDF) weird short story - fiction (1 page) Epiphany at Arroyo Blanco (HTML) (PDF) short story- fiction (5 pages) Love, Embalmed In Sorrowing Hearts (PDF) a eulogy for mom (1 page) Fire, Smoke... & Travel by Air Photo's at the National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC Foam for Impact & Thermal Protection (PDF) protecting nuclear materials from transportation accidents Thermal Assault & Polyurethane foam (PDF) award winning research paper (6 pages)... also Photo's my presentation in Berlin and awards banquet in Miami Trial By Fire Photo's roasting a Plutonium waste transportation container Spaceflight, Volleyball and Beer Photo's at the Gossamer Spacecraft Workshop, Oxnard, CA Rapid Disassembly Photo's Quantico Marine Base, high explosives... and a pregnant spook The Road To Metamorphosis Photo's (PDF) the anatomy of a career (7 pages) From a Distance (HTML) (PDF) thoughts and photo's from my 50th high school reunion
Seattle/Tacoma Area Webcams, Traffic Links and Weather
2000 - 2004 Photo's
Chance And Deliverance
A Motorcycle Adventure - July 2000
A true story in (HTML) (PDF) 5 pages
Hawaii: Oahu, The Big Island, Maui, Kauai
Kiribati: Fanning Island (Tabuaeran)
19 February - 3 March 2003
The trip journal in (HTML) (PDF) 8 pages
London, Paris, Chartres, Tours, Bordeaux, Lourdes, Pau, Biarritz, Burgos, Madrid, Toledo, Barcelona, Montserrat, Cannes, Monaco, Nice, Pisa, Montecatini, Florence, Assisi, Pompeii, Genoa, Isle of Capri, Sorrento, Venice (including Lido & Burano islands) Vienna, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Ober-ammergau, Liechtenstein, Lucerne, Freiburg, Heidelberg, St. Goar, Boppard, Cologne Amsterdam, Calais, Dover, London
5 September - 6 October 2007
Photo page (HTML) Tip journal in (PDF) 12 pages
Exploring Civilization's Long Oasis: Egypt and the Nile, from Alexandria on the Mediterranean to
Abu Simbel near the Sudanese border...
and a lot of in-between.
27 October - 7 November 2008
Photo page (HTML) Trip Journal in (PDF) 7 Pages
Cruising Southeast Alaska. From Seattle to:
Juneau, Skagway, Tracy Arm Fjord, Ketchikan
(Includes Russ & Sharon's wedding at sea!)
23 May - 30 May 2009
Photo page (HTML)
China... Beijing: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, Great wall, Sacred Way, Lingdang Hutong, Xian: Terra Cotta Army, Tang Dynasty Dinner & Show, Chongqing, Yangtze River Cruise: Shibaozhai Pagoda & Temple, Three Gorges & Dam, Jingzhou School, Wuhan: Hubei Museum. Shanghai: Old Shanghai, Modern Shanghai, Yuyuan Gardens. 1- 14 October 2010
Photo page (HTML) Tip Journal in (PDF) 7 Pages
Crusing the Danube
Hungary: Budapest. Austria: Vienna, Melk.
Germany: Passau, Regensbburg, Nuremberg.
Czech Republic: Prague
23 Septembemer - 4 October 2014
Photo page (HTML) Journal in (PDF) 3 Pages
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