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More PPG Training

Thursday, May 21, 2015

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This week I got 2 more flights in, this time without any blood, jammed fingers, or scraped legs. So I call that progress. As students, we try to help each other learn, by shooting video of each other. On this one the camera man almost got taken out (me) IMG 0422 from Mark L. Fox […]

Campbell, CA

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

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Looks like the summer street parties this year start at Campbell….never heard of that town before but it is on the way to Santa Cruz 40 minutes away from Foster City One of the more unique things at the art show, funky dolls

Steamies

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

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I read an article on the best bars near Caltrain stops, Steamies close to my stop was one of the top 15…this was our 1st visit. They are obviously used to locals and not a lot of newbies but they were very nice to us. We will go back – they promised we can watch […]

Rick Smith in San Francisco

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

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My friend Rick Smith and his wife Gale are out visiting us in San Fran for vacation…..so far the usual activities; Irish coffee at the Buena Vista         Sea Lions at pier 39 The pretty side of Alcatraz   This was weird, only 3 guys are left living who were inmates….one of them was […]

Joe Bonamassa Concert

Thursday, May 7, 2015

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Barb and I went to Joe Bonamassa last night in Sacramento, it was a great concert. I almost totally screwed up, 20 minutes from Sacramento Barb looked at the ticket to see if anyone else was playing with him as a warm up. I had grabbed the wrong tickets – the ones for the Bakersfield […]

Fraud Alert – Anglican Church of southern Africa

Thursday, May 7, 2015

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Be aware of this internet fraud that is targeting keynote speakers. Here are some of the type of correspondence you will receive like I did; Here was my final response:) When I spoke to the FBI, they were well aware of you and your scam for many months and are working with your local law […]

Giant Bubble Maker Model

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

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This is my idea to make giant bubble using a guillotine approach with ropes.  

May 2-3 Weekend

Monday, May 4, 2015

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Barb wanted us to start documenting things we do while we are in California and to take more pictures of our lives. So here we go; Happy hour at Marvin Gardens Friday night Then the wine bar after dinner……crazy chick in blue got the guy next to her thrown out of the bar, but then […]

Giant Bubbles

Monday, April 27, 2015

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I have been wanting to research and make giant bubbles for many years Now that  am semi-retired I finally have some time. I never heard of J-Lube before, when I went to the web site to buy it, it said “The worlds best lubricant for fisting” – no telling what my NSA profile shows now […]

Blackhawk PPG Fly In 2015

Friday, April 24, 2015

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The weather was perfect for all 4 days. I got in 3 flights but unfortunately did not get any afternoon flights in. The 1st afternoon I failed 3 take offs and got tired so decided to bag it and open a beer. The 2nd night I crashed on take off and scrapped up my leg…not […]