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Horses at Circle Bar B for Phoebe

Horses at Circle Bar B for Phoebe

Phoebe turned 8 and is appropriately infatuated with horses! This weekend we took a surprise trip up to the Circle Bar B Ranch for a very enjoyable jaunt thru the chaparral.     Click here for more photos...

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HAPPy Arduino data collection code

HAPPy Arduino data collection code

I posted my HAPPy Capsule Arduino sketch to github. This is the code that flew in our first successful mission and provided the data in the following pretty graph: And here's the code: // High Altitude Payload Project Arduino sensor array. // http://happycapsule.com...

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Video from near space

Video from near space

Last weekend some friends and I launched a weather balloon from Point Magu Rock. Attached to the top of the payload was a video camera and this is what it saw... For more photos and video, visit http://www.happycapsule.com/

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Mad Men party

Mad Men party

Last weekend some friends and I launched a weather balloon from Point Magu Rock. Attached to the top of the payload was a video camera and this is what it saw... For more photos and video, visit http://www.happycapsule.com/

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Bill Dalziel

Bill Dalziel

Two great songs on repeat lately! (plus one bonus track...) The Helio Sequence "Shed Your Love" is awesome, some sweet lyrics: [audio:http://www.zinkwazi.com/music/05 Shed Your Love.mp3|artists=The Helio Sequence|titles=Shed Your Love] And while we're on THS, check...

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Staycation on Paradise Rd…

Staycation on Paradise Rd…

Today I had an inspirational encounter with local Santa Barbara artist Bill Daziel at his home studio. Bill gave me three pieces of his art and spent time talking to me about art and life - what a fun experience. You can see some of Bill's art at dalzielart.com and...

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Foodie Review PDX

Foodie Review PDX

I installed the Canon Hack Development Kit - CHDK - on my Canon Powershot G9 camera. CHDK is an amazing Open Source project that provides an alternate firmware for Canon Powershot cameras. With CHDK installed, you can write scripts to control virtually every aspect of...

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2010 photo wrap up :)

2010 photo wrap up 🙂

Eater extraordinaire and friend, Daniel "DJ" Painter has launched a fun web site reviewing the food and drink wonders to be found in Portland and other places he happens upon. We recently caught up over an excellent beer at the Telegraph Brewing Company - good times...

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Martins

Martins

The kids, grandpa Bill and I made some boats and got completely drenched floating them down the creek behind our house. The most amazing thing was that we drove down to try and find them and about an hour after launch we spied one of them sailing past the airport...

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PHPSlideshow now on GitHub!

PHPSlideshow now on GitHub!

I posted my HAPPy Capsule Arduino sketch to github. This is the code that flew in our first successful mission and provided the data in the following pretty graph: And here's the code: // High Altitude Payload Project Arduino sensor array. // http://happycapsule.com...

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