Monthly Archives: January 2008

A few words of encouragement

I've noticed that certain of my children's acquaintances respond rapidly and favorably to the least encouragement. It's not a conscious thing, mind, not an attempt at fawning or need for attention or any of that other crap we (as parents) … Continue reading

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You know?

You should know the drill: copy the following, and fill in the blanks: You know you're a grown-up… When the poo falls you stop to pick it up.You know you need to start… sleeping more when the cell phone ringing … Continue reading

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Ten things

In the spirit of "ten things," I've made the following list. No doubt lots of people have done these things, but I don't care about that. You don't need to be on the Everest list to enjoy you life:    … Continue reading

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Meet the new guy

Dog Jimmy Boots. The gangsta dog. Read and post comments | Send to a friend

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Vox Hunt: Work It

Show us your job. Taylor Hobson Form Talysurf S5Zygo Mark IV xpcs Phase Measuring Interferometer SystemZygo GPI Phase measuring interferometerZygo Distance Measuring InterferometerTransmission spheres (F/.75 (2), F/1.5, F/3.3, F/11, conerger, diverger)Spherometers (Strausbaugh and Hilger-Watts)Toolmaker Microscope (Leitz and Mitutoyo)Inspection and centration … Continue reading

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Page 123

I thought it would be fun to combine the recent book meme contributions of the neighborhood into one narrative. Names have been changed to protect the innocent, but you know who you are: Interestingly, smaller spiders appear to be driven … Continue reading

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Song of Myself

These are really the thoughts of all men in all ages and lands, they are not original with me,If they are not yours as much as mine they are nothing, or next to nothing.If they are not the riddle and … Continue reading

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