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Kings!!!

June 12th, 2012 · No Comments

 

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Kings Advance!!!

May 8th, 2012 · No Comments

Our Los Angeles Kings completed a sweep of the St. Louis Blues on Sunday to advance to the Western Conference Finals for only the second time in franchise history! What an awesome game to see live! HISTORY was made, as it was the Kings’ first-ever post-season series sweep. It was INCREDIBLY loud in that arena! […]

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So-Cal Sunrise…

September 15th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Our day started pre-dawn in Sacramento last Friday. While flying southbound on the SADDE6 arrival into LAX, we were treated to an amazing sunrise. The high cirro-stratus mixed with lingering smoke from the mostly-contained Station Fire created a wonderful mix of oranges contrasting with the purples of the San Gabriel Mountains as the sun behind […]

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Mirror Mirror…

August 17th, 2009 · 3 Comments

My latest eBay plunder is a 500mm f/8 Reflex-NIKKOR lens. This lens is interesting because its not your typical set of concave and convex optical glass lenses in an aluminum tube. Instead, this lens relys on pair of catadioptric mirrors, much the same way a large astronomical telescope does. For that reason, the lens is […]

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Omaha, Utah, Gold, Juno, and Sword…

June 6th, 2009 · No Comments

The Allied Forces’ invasion of Normandy, France began 65 years ago today. The landings of Allied soldiers on that beach on that day begain the liberation of Europe in earnest. It was far from an easy landing, and far from an easy campaign. But in the end, thanks to the heroic unselfishness and sacrifice of […]

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Best Laid Plans…

May 9th, 2009 · 2 Comments

I’d gotten everything ready to head on down to San Diego early tomorrow morning. The goal was to “set up camp” on a small patch of ground in Coronado’s Centennial Park from which I could photograph the 2009 Red Bull Air Race qualifying event. I’d borrowed a nice lawn chair from my sister’s RV. I’d […]

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Load Factor…

April 2nd, 2009 · 3 Comments

During the month of March, I did something I don’t normally do. In addition to tracking the total time of each leg I fly in my little gray crew logbook, I decided to keep track of how many passengers I carried on each leg. It was interesting to see the changes from week to week […]

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RSS Feed…

January 27th, 2009 · 22 Comments

Does anyone (besides my wife) use the rss feed to view this website? Let me know if you do. EDIT: Okay. Thanks.

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Procrastination…

January 21st, 2009 · 1 Comment

Free pizza and beer to anyone who shows up here within the next two hours to help me clean out my garage. I need some help getting motivated!

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Fenway Park and Yankee Stadium Trip (Part 3)…

August 29th, 2008 · No Comments

See part 2 here. Up bright and early (well, 8am, which is bright and early after getting checked in dark and early), I had a quick bite to eat and headed down the road in great weather towards the subway that would take me to Fenway park. The subway was pretty packed with people, due […]

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