Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Quite an education!

The Paramount Ranch Set Is No More

With all the loss of life and property in our area due to fire, it may seem trivial by comparison to mention the loss of a favorite stomping ground, Paramount Ranch. It's absence due to fire is a grim reminder that I never visited enough. It was so much fun for us to immerse ourselves in the extensive set used for various productions, most recently, "Westworld". We are so glad Vince did a Google tour in 2013!

Amber And I Take A Drive In The Miata

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

How Earth Moves

The narrator of this video has maintained a level of interest in describing complexities of time monitoring and recording with appropriate labeling of anomolies...have I put you to sleep yet? Because of the close proximity of 2010 WC9, the 120 meter in diameter astroid currently moving between the Moon and the Earth, I stumbled on this description of the complexities of qualifying the movements such bodies in space. Having one of these hit the Earth would really ruin your day! Another concidence of stumbing on the lecture by astrophysicists who had time lapse photography from a variety of observatory telescopes is that I finally saw put into action some cameras I had had the pleasure of assembling while working at one of the technical jobs during lapses in my career choices. A link for those of you looking for some light reading...