Monthly Archives: July 2011

Pavilion Lake Research Project

This past weekend I made a visit to Kelly Lake and Pavilion Lake. The prospect of NASA operating in central BC right after I made the trip to Florida to watch the shuttle launch was too good to pass up. … Continue reading

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NASA in Clinton?

I am headed off to Kamloops for some adventures this weekend. I haven’t seen my brother in a couple of months nor have I ridden his new motorcycle. As mine is no longer functional I am borrowing one from a … Continue reading

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Adventuneering

My motorbike is not “reliable” in the classical sense. Or any sense actually. I usually travel with a full complement of tools to maintain hope I will get through any journey. Rarely, if ever, does the “expectation to arrive” exceed … Continue reading

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A Victorian Adventure

I had a marvelous weekend in Victoria packed with adventure. As soon as I arrived on Friday I met up with Annelies for a scrumptious chocolate tart. They were so good I think she may have laced them with unicorn … Continue reading

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we be jammin’

I have been a bit unwell the last few days. This has given me plenty of time for reading and other indoor activities that don’t take me too far from bed. Yesterday I made one jar of jam. It was … Continue reading

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Running some numbers

I had a comment to yesterdays post highlighting the official NASA line they “intend to rent Russian seats to get to space until a private shuttle is ready.” Rather than crafting a reaction inline I thought I might make a … Continue reading

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Launch Day

Mum and I spent all day on Thursday July 7th traveling to Florida in anticipation of the launch of Space Shuttle Atlantis at 11:26 am on Friday the 8th. This was the 135th and final launch of the space shuttle … Continue reading

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