Monthly Archives: July 2012

Too Much for Petey

This little trip gave me a chance to kind of test the limits of what was feasable for me, Petey, the car, Spin. Although I had regularly biked 10 miles in 2 5-mile increments most of the winter to get … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning: Endangered Birds and the Balcones National Wildlife Refuge

A very short early morning hike down the Cactus Rocks trail (1.25 miles) to try to lessen the stiffness.  My blood sugar dropped as I reached the bottom of the trail.  I ate the crackers that I had brought with … Continue reading

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Frogs and Toads at Bastrop State Park

With my new wheels, and a different camera, I headed out Friday afternoon for a weekend in nature with the dogs.  We made it up to Bastrop State Park just outside of Austin to learn a little bit about the Houston … Continue reading

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Honor: A Ride and Some Space

I’m very pleased to say that I got some new wheels.  The car is actually 14 years old.  No power windows, power locks, cruise control, etc.  It is a manual – so there is a little activation energy with respect … Continue reading

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WriteWords: The Multilingual version of the Olympic Games

The right to left languages still have a lot of problems in the program, but the oriental languages do well with the language pack lang_pack_all-0.9.sfs loaded with the sfs_load-1.3.pet.  It’s all on one CD for me, and today, I was … Continue reading

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The Lawn Mower Problem

I was able to pick up a used lawn mower for a few bucks – it starts, it cuts, and it moves.  I was actually pretty impressed with the job (5.5 hp).  I’m a little sore today from starting it … Continue reading

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Some Excerpts from My Writing: We swe ongwahangwah

It was a long steep descent into the valley to the Onondaga Indian tribal land.  I arrived in the evening with my dog Petey.  Although I feel deeply connected to indigenous peoples by my lifestyle and respect for the environment and … Continue reading

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Religious Refugees

I’ve thought about developing the picture in the post before into a fully commissioned piece of art for display at a local museum.  So, here’s the development… Church/synagogue/mosque front with a neon sign hanging from it alternately flashing the denominations … Continue reading

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Not a Sin

I’m having problems uploading a new post to my site – so I’m using the previous link. Yesterday, was Sunday morning.  As the churches filled their pews and pulpits, holding religious documents that echoed ancient tribal prohibitions against homosexual behavior, … Continue reading

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Musical Numbers

I have a very rudimentary math program called Musical Numbers 1.0 that works with music.  Right now, the addition, subtraction, and multiplication options work without decimals.  A little bit more time and it will be more developed. Update 1:  I’ve … Continue reading

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