Archive for October, 2007

San Diego fires – update 8:00 AM PDT 24 October, 2007

Wednesday, October 24th, 2007

The shore of Mission Bay San Diego, California, USA 8:30 AM 24 October, 2007 In response to inquiries about our status and the situation here I expanded distribution to our full travel mailing list. My original status message follows this one. We are still OK. We’re in the only little pocket of this entire ...

Kodak and Our Future

Monday, October 15th, 2007

Steven Sasson, the inventor of the digital camera, was inducted into the Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame today. He invented the digital camera in 1975. Steven didn’t work for Nikon or Canon or Matsushita or Sony. Steven worked for Kodak.

Hackney Travel Update – 7 October, 2007

Monday, October 8th, 2007

Following is an update on what we’ve been up to lately. Web Site Upgrade Project The updates to our travel website are complete. The changes were mostly architectural and behind the scenes, but you will notice some new capabilities and new content. Highlights include: Darker background for easier reading Drop down, fly-out menus Site map for ...

2007 Fuso BEV U.S. Test

Saturday, October 6th, 2007

We've spent over 4 months testing the rig in the U.S. prior to shipping to South America. The main page that contains links to all the route, results, writing and photography for this trip is here: http://www.hackneys.com/travel/index-2007-trips.htm You can see our route and the summary test results data at: http://www.hackneys.com/travel/index-fusotestmap.htm Photos of our ...

Blowing the Glass Balloon

Saturday, October 6th, 2007

While we were in Lincoln City, Oregon, Steph arranged for us to learn how to blow glass at the Jennifer L. Sears Glass Studio. I've been interested in learning more about glass blowing for years, so this was a chance to finally have some hands-on experience with the process. We both made hanging ...