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Entries from May 2007


May 25th, 2007 · 15 Comments

We’re headed up to Greer for the weekend, to stay in a cabin owned by the Bates family. If you don’t know, Greer is a tiny village in the White Mountains south east of Showlow. Next week Devon is flying back to Southern California to interview with a Geophysics company. Sounds like it could be […]

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Another Bachelor in the Family

May 14th, 2007 · 11 Comments

We just got back from California where Devon received his BS Degree in Physics from Harvey Mudd College. In case you’re thinking, “Harvey Mudd College?”, it was rated by US News and World Report in their annual college rating issue as the number one undergraduate science and engineering college in the country. Devon graduated with […]

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5 Months and 50 Pounds

May 6th, 2007 · 8 Comments

Apollo is now just 5 months old, and weighs just 50 pounds. He goes through 20 pounds of dry and maybe 5 pounds of canned puppy food in about 2 weeks; nearly that much comes out the other end (Derek probably thinks it’s much more). You are supposed to be able to start them pulling […]

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New Thunderbird

May 1st, 2007 · 1 Comment

There’s a new version of the Thunderbird email client available here; Version I’ve just installed it and can’t say how stable it is yet. There are a few new features. For example, you can tag messages with different categories (Important, Later, etc.), there are custom folder display options, saved searches, and viewed message history, […]

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Tags: Computers, Tech & Science