Archive for 2006

Aren’t You Afraid?

Thursday, December 21st, 2006

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Reflections on China

Wednesday, November 15th, 2006

A friend asked me for some thoughts on China based on my research and travels. Please see the PDF document at:

Year One

Friday, September 15th, 2006

Just before midnight local time on the night of 27-28 August, 2005, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) weather buoy #42003, located in the Gulf of Mexico roughly at the intersection of a line directly south of Panama City, Florida and directly west of Naples, Florida, suddenly stopped transmitting. ...

22 Men

Thursday, June 15th, 2006

While visiting the R.B. McLean Mill National Historical Site, the last remaining commercial scale steam powered sawmill in North America, I had the opportunity to speak with one of the volunteers who keeps the place going and operates the mill for museum visitors. He’d worked all over the island in the ...

And Upon Such Things…

Monday, April 10th, 2006

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Achieving Financial Independence

Thursday, January 5th, 2006

Some thougths on achieving financial independence: