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11 March 2010 - “To Infinity — and Beyond!” or has The Claw got ahold of us?
Another installment in my “Historical Perspective” series. With the benefit of hindsight, I think the original title to the article is kinda dopey but, for the sake of being true to re-running the posts as they originally existed, I’ve left it intact. This post originally ran on September 17th, 2002. I’m perusing this Web site […]
05 March 2010 - What Ever Happened to VRML?
Continuing my “Historical Perspective” series, this article was originally written on May 24th, 2002. Since then, a lot of things have changed (for better or worse) with the emergence of virtual worlds like Second Life and World of Warcraft which, although not fulfilling the original dreams of “virtual reality” go a long way to creating […]
04 March 2010 - The Valkyrie
Anoyone who knows me knows how much of an airplane buff I am and one of my favorite planes is the XB-70 Valkyrie: it was big, fast, almost pure white — and doomed. As long as I have had a fascination with flight and aircraft (which is only just a slightly shorter amount of time […]
24 May 2009 - Memorial Day Brewery Tour
On Saturday, May 23rd (2009), Colleen and I took another brewery tour, this time focusing our efforts on Oswego and Syracuse. I used it as an excuse to take a drive along Lake Ontario and, again, it was a gorgeous day for a drive. We headed out Route 96, went up north via Route 14, […]
26 April 2009 - Finger Lakes Brewery Tour
Colleen and I took a “craft brewery” tour of the Finger Lakes on Saturday (April 25, 2009) and had a LOT of fun. It was a gorgeous day for a drive and, thankfully, you don’t get the same kind of crowds at breweries as you do on winery tours (well, except if the brewery is […]