Archive for July, 2009

Double Iridium Flare

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

Click for large version. Iridium class communication satellites have large solar panels, which can occasionally reflect bright sunlight onto your location. Very rarely, you can see two of these satellites pass over in close succession to one another. Such an occurrence is captured here. The blurry looking 'star' just below and to ...

I Assaulted David Archuleta

Monday, July 13th, 2009

I flew into Los Angeles today and accidentally assaulted David Archuleta in the process. I was seated in the front, bulkhead row of cabin class and when the plane stopped at LAX, I stood up, squeezed through traffic, pulled down my bag from the overhead compartment, and then tried to back ...

I fought the law

Saturday, July 11th, 2009

I was featured in a story in our local paper today. The long background on the issue is below... I don't consider myself a gun nut, but I do own guns and value my rights to keep and bear them. When I got my concealed firearm permit 2 years ago, I ...