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Falcon 9 Block 5 Flight 2 and Star Wars

There’s a passing comment in the San Francisco Chronicle’s original review – on May 27, 1977 – of Star Wars, that quips: spaceships are beat-up and dirty (the nearest garage is light years away?) I don’t remember when I first … Continue reading

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Birthday (and a Conference) in Seattle

Who am I to turn down a trip to Seattle for a Microsoft Conference on my birthday weekend when someone gives us a free pass? No one, that’s right, which is why we went! Seattle is gorgeous — Paradise on … Continue reading

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2018 Aerospace Games (aka Working Here Month 6)

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Why I Move Jobs

A friend of mine who has a very fine job recently asked me, and a couple of other friends, how we decide when to take a new job. The issue came up because he was made an out-of-the-blue offer from … Continue reading

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Tiny House – A Year in a Caboose

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