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Entries from July 2016

Off to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon

July 28th, 2016 · 2 Comments

In many ways, the North Rim of the Grand Canyon is nicer than the South Rim. There are fewer people, and it’s at a higher elevation which results in cooler temperatures, more rainfall and consequently lusher vegetation. On the downside, it takes a lot longer to get there from here. And though there are fewer […]

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Bulb Life, Again!

July 12th, 2016 · 5 Comments

How exciting! Just a brief followup on the bulb life experiment I started in 2000 (Here and here . My kitchen has 7 PAR30 bulbs in the ceiling. Back when I was using incandescent bulbs, average life was less than a year, so on average I was changing every bulb more often than every year, […]

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