Entries from September 2009

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009


My wife and I took a short road-trip up the northern coast of California over Labor Day Weekend to visit the old growth Redwood forests. I have had an interest in the Giant Sequoias and Coastal Redwoods, the largest and tallest living organisms respectively, for some time now. Standing next to a 1000 year old […]

Friday, September 11th, 2009


Last night my 5 year old Dell Latitude 600 laptop started chugging along more slowly than usual. It had been a week or so since I last rebooted it, and a reboot almost always seems to have some short term positive impact on its performance. It took an extremely long time for it to start […]

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Tahoe Rim Trail Thru-Hike

Last month I completed a thru-hike of the Tahoe RimTrail and became the 915th member of the 165 Mile Club. I took a number of pictures and tried to keep something of a journal during the hike. It’s not the most thrilling piece of prose, but it’ll have to do. Originally I thought I would […]