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Camping Out!

Spent another weekend (mostly) off the grid. My wife and I joined our kids on a camping trip to Camp Boddie in Blounts Creek, North Carolina. The nights were cold, even freezing, but the daytime weather was beautiful and overall we enjoyed a wonderful weekend. The entire family joined in this trip because it was […]

An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield

During a 6 month stay aboard the International Space Station (ISS) Colonel Chris Hadfield used Twitter and other social media to share the wonder of life in space with millions stuck here on earth. While on the station he filmed himself doing things that would be ordinary here on Earth, but in zero gravity become […]

A Weekend Away

Though I didn’t plan it, a couple of weekends ago, I spent almost the entire weekend offline. Starting from the time I left work on Friday night, I went over 48 hours without reading email, checking Twitter, posting to Facebook, or surfing the web. The weekend was wonderful, and quite productive, and while I don’t […]