About 6 years ago I was confronted by a reader of my blogs wondering if I,  as a registered Structural Engineer, had ever heard of “Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth”. I told him that I had, as a side, but had never delved into anything they had said. He, basically, called me a “coward”. This […]

Pilots – the Canaries of Freedom

by Ken on August 5, 2019

In past days coal miners placed canaries in mines to protect them against the ravages of poisonous gases which could quietly snuff out their lives. The canaries were placed to react and, yes, to die creating a warning for the miners  before their own awareness of the looming dangers. We rely upon early warning systems […]

Carol and Leif

by Ken on August 4, 2017

Something about this picture struck me deep. It elicited a heartfelt love and appreciate for a very special person in my life. Looking at this image, I see, in my mind, an earlier image – the first time I met Carol.  I was looking through a window of an outer door that was at the […]

Google. Kind of Scary.

February 27, 2017

Google has terrifying power. We’ve given it to them as we have accepted their enticing gifts and conveniences. They have become de facto gatekeepers of knowledge. To date, they have exercised this immense and growing power with relative care and benevolence. But it has become an influence upon each of us as its reach now […]

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Reevaluation of this blog

February 27, 2017

With Facebook, and our push for instant gratification, seems that more and more of us do our musings for our FB friends. We get our likes, and occasional comments, but since FB is now a part of so many’s lives, as readers we tend to scan over stuff. A well-written article is missed because folks […]

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After the Election 2016

November 9, 2016

Every time I look at this political phenomenon I think of the movie “Wizard of Oz”. Several Quotes: “We’re not in Kansas anymore” – YEP “Dorothy, you killed her……long live Dorothy” – YEP. Initial look almost senses some relief among those that have been defending her. What hold she most have had. “Don’t pay attention […]

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Testing the Gear 360

September 24, 2016

When I was deciding on the 360 camera to purchased one of my biggest questions was how did a 360 video look in raw form as taken by the Gear 360. The examples I could find were through Youtube and that is not a good test. Youtube degrades the video to make it publishable and […]

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Lee Ranch – a generation later.

October 11, 2015

I recently found my way onto the Lee Ranch to shoot some scenes from our old stomping grounds. Definitely brought back the memories.

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Quick Trip to Gatlinburg – Landing Sequence (IFR transition)

June 25, 2015

  Didn’t know Kim had videoed this. We went to Gatlinburg over July 4th – no reservations, no nothing. Actually found a car, a cabin and a great time.

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Family Visit at Mike and Deb’s. Videos from a UAV.

March 30, 2015

It’s just the size and price of our toys – right? Great day – Look forward to the next time…….

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