August 2011

Will Irene Outdo Isabel?

by carbonboy on August 26, 2011

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Isabel was the last devastating hurricane to hit the Chesapeake Bay. I rushed home from a NASA assignment with a portable generator and sat it out. That was foolish, as storm surge is the big threat in my community. We got lucky with the structures, but had major pier damage and extentive grounds cleanup. Irene looks worse – […]


Sweet Home Sacramento

by carbonboy on August 7, 2011

A former $900,000 home can be had for a short term rental for a week’s pay! Next Sunday at this hour I will have driven back from Tampa to Piney Point and will expect a hectic day on Monday in preparation of my migration to California. I booked a Virgin America flight into San Francisco with a late afternoon departure, […]


I finally bought my iPad 2 – big deal

by carbonboy on August 2, 2011

So the first thing I did was download a lot of iPad specific apps. That was good. Then I synced the iPad and loaded all my iPhone apps. That was bad, as they all appeared in iPhone size on this big iPad. Then I deleted them. I got the 16 gig wireless only model in […]