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2012 

Sleep - an optional extra At the end of a month I usually take time to review my life, my business and my place in the world. Too often it is easy to slip into complacency - my comfort zone, the area of life that tends to produce "just enough" to get by. Instead of classifying myself as a mere hu...
05/31/2012
Perhaps our world is resting In the time that I have been observing earthquake occurrences for the Intermountain Corridor I have looked at intervals of 168 hours (one week), expecting 30 to 50 events for each interval - normal earth movement. This week I can only report nine events, with a top on...
05/28/2012
In Defense of the Half Dollar Recently I explored the surfaces of a $1 coin and commented on its durability over its noted (or is it billed) counterpart in paper. I felt that it had probably not achieved a reasonable position in the currency. Interesting reader comments gave reasons of why paper ...
05/27/2012
Nostalgia via a virtual trip Sitting comfortably in my home in Sandy UT I have been able to make a virtual trip to the canefields of my youth in Mia Mia, Queensland Australia.. I only ever knew them from groundlevel, but Google Earth allows me to indulge from an aerial view that promotes the neat...
05/27/2012
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All on a dollar A coin and a computer microscope can offer a relaxing few minutes at the end of a long day. Even the low-power description of the exercise does not go unnoticed. In this case, a dollar coin provides the entertainment. Even at a couple of years of age, the coin is in better conditi...
05/26/2012
Wordle trip into the history of 1812   For this Wednesday's Wordle (even if a tad early) we can combine history and a  word cloud. (Think of it as a mind-map). To me history has always been a mess of dates, places and human endeavor. Somehow this Wordle makes events a little more exciting as I ha...
05/22/2012
Earthquakes in my life   My readers: you will realize that I may have a strange hobby for a Real Estate Agent. I like to observe earth movements (earthquakes) in my locality. Here I have chosen to look at the whole of Utah and include places north to Yellowstone, conveniently labeled “The Intermo...
05/20/2012
City Creek Center, Downtown Salt Lake City UT   Two months in operation after several years of development, the City Creek Center is proving to be a modern landmark in Salt Lake City UT, an important addition to the visitor's wonderland. There are major stores and specialty shops to explore and a...
05/19/2012
Wednesday Wordle to relax on a Friday evening I felt I needed to try a Wordle ~ after all I belong to the Wednesday Wordle Group of ActiveRain and it's almost still Wednesday. In the past I have challenged the Wordle maker with slabs of text according to my mood in a variety of languages to come ...
05/18/2012
We are alive and moving in the Intermountain West My hobby interest in seismology (earthquakes) has practical application in my local area. I observe the Intermountain Corridor (Utah to Yellowstone) mostly on a weekly basis. This week we recorded 34 earthquakes from micro to minor, 1.0 to 3.5,at ...
05/13/2012
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