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2012 

All the World is mad except me and thee, and I'm not so sure about me This is a (mis)quote that's been around for a while, that is usually attributed to "A Yorkshireman" We live in stressful times. We relieve this stress (or not) in a variety of ways. My choice is to release my "alter ego" ~ O'La...
08/30/2012
Ninety out of One Hundred completed Ninety days in and still charging along. Heat from the dry summer or the friction of sustained effort?  Into the last ten days of the attack with gusto. I can use my 1.1 multiplier yet again to stretch a little further – in a sprint to the finish.  An increase ...
08/29/2012
Fairly quiet in the Intermountain Corridor. This has been a fairly quiet week for seismic activity (earthquakes) in the Intermountain Corridor, a mere 28 events ~ all in the micro range, although a 2.9 at Big Water UT and a 2.8 at Lechee AZ are knocking at the 3.0 boundary of minor earthquakes. M...
08/28/2012
Power problems lead to summer ramble in Sandy UT Normally the batteries on my power chair take a beating in the colder temperatures, and snow drifts, of winter ~high demand and super-cooling. So when my power supply recently dropped from providing ten hours of go to twenty minutes of uncertainty,...
08/24/2012
Festivals and Fairs in SLC UT  - Presenting FERRAGOSTO A great time to participate in Italian culture, song and dance, and, of course, food. Ferragosto is an annual festival presented by the Italian communities of the Salt Lake Valley.  Try your hand at Bocce. Bring the whoe family. Tomorrow: 5pm...
08/23/2012
A Continent of Culture at Bountiful UT August 24 & 25 10 South American countries are represented at the 7th South American Festival tomorrow and Saturday, at the Bountiful City Park, Bountiful UT tomorrow and Saturday. In one place you can experience the culture, the food and the music of counti...
08/23/2012
A bout of activity and a link with history After a minor earthquake (3.1) and five other seismic events (all micros) last Monday (just outside the scope of this map) Kanosh UT (Millard County) has hogged the attention of my hobby again this week with 12 micro (largest 2.7) earthquakes for this 16...
08/20/2012
Day 80 of my 100 Day Attack is also a Day of Rest Work six; Rest one is a good-living formula that has been in civilizations for millenia. Even with my 100 Day Attack where every day is important to the final outcome, this formula still holds true. I have enjoyed each Sunday with its gratitude, r...
08/19/2012
How do you "break the ice"? Social media allows us to be verbose while encouraging a paperless existence. We can post long and often with our blog sites ~ and interactive replies can produce short acceptance of view or long arguments of dissent. The Facebook format encourages shorter burst of tho...
08/15/2012
Thoughts on Early Morning in Sandy UT I have already been up five hours, and it's only 9am. It is my choice ("sleep is an optional extra"). Not your drag 'em up kicking and screaming type of up or I have to get up because it's up to me type of up, but a joyful choice to start a new, productive da...
08/15/2012
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