Travels and Images
WEEK 17 2005
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Picture of the Week
Saturday 30 April
- <sound of crickets>
Friday - listen, copper, I ain't talkin'.
Thursday 28 April 2005
- still not much to say.
27 April 2005
Wednesday - not much to say.
Tuesday - We've been watching the Oakland
A's and Chicago White Sox on teevee this evening. It is some of the
worst ball playing I've seen - both teams are racking up errors and
hits. It's early in the season - but a balk?
25 April 2005
Monday - working on things. Mowed the
Much like the hummingbird feeder, the seed feeder for the other birds
has been annexed by a possessive type. He doesn't spend a lot of time
eating there himself, but, should another bird try to use it, he is
right there to drive off the interloper.
Sunday 24 April
Sunday - sitting around, watching some
baseball with my dad and brother. I did some shopping, and therefore
there were supplies for dessert - Marionberry Pie, with fresh
strawberries and whipped cream. Best of all: since Dad paid, and I did
the actual shopping, my brother dished it out for us. Somehow dessert
always tastes better when someone assembles it.
There was a Discovery Channel special on submarines. This was on the
new Virginia class of subs, designed for work close to shore - littoral
warfare - rather than the blue water anti-soviet warfare of the Ohio
and Seawolf classes. The show, while interesting, was remarkably free
of any real information on how this was to be accomplished. There is a
diving chamber, capable of holding up to nine divers. That's it.
It hardly seems like a good reason to build an entirely new class of
billion dollar vessels.
I'm being sarcastic, of course. Obviously there are other improvements
and changes - but the USN is keeping those cards very close to it's
Which is as it should be.