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Hangout Music Fest 2011

Four friends and I ventured over to Gulf Shores, Alabama to Hangout Music Fest 2011 on May 20-22. The 2011 event was their second annual and to be only their second event they had a fairly good line-up for my music tastes. The head-liners were Paul Simon, Foo Fighters, and Widespread Panic. The price of [...]

My theory on workplace vacation

When you are young and starting a new job, you are usually given a small amount of vacation. For the sake of argument, lets say it’s one week. Like most of us, what do we do? We use all of it, like it was part of our job description! That’s not a bad thing at [...]

Mt. Belford and Mt. Oxford summit

My girlfriend, a buddy of mine, and I attempted to summit Mt. Belford (14,197 feet) and Mt. Oxford (14,153 feet) on the 23rd of October a couple weeks ago. Needless to say we were unsuccessful. We have hiked up to the top of Mt. Massive before (14,421 feet) with no problem, but that was in [...]

Bad Wreck

Well I was witness to a horrible wreck the other day. I haven’t had time to post until now but I’ll give an explanation of what happened. I also uploaded pictures I took at the wreck less than a few minutes after it happened.

Here I am, driving back to work from lunch like I [...]

Ozark Mountains Vacation

I have uploaded the pictures I took during my recent trip to the Ozark Mountains in Arkansas.

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Space Shuttle Endeavor – STS 127

After five scrubs and four trips out to Kennedy Space Center, I finally got to see STS 127 go up! [...]

Website Update

I’m still working on the website. Currently, the pictures in the banner up top are not mine, I plan to replace them with some of my pictures very soon.

EDIT: Just got some new header images loaded. They are little snippets of pictures I have taken in Florida, Washington D.C., Tennessee, Arizona, and Washington. I’ll [...]

NRA vs. Chicago

Two-thirds of the nation’s attorneys general have filed an amicus brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to grant certiorari in the case of NRA v. Chicago and hold that the Second Amendment applies to state and local governments through the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. [...]

Deep Blue Sea…

So I finally signed for for a PADI scuba diving course today. It’s been a long time coming. I’ve always been very interested in going scuba diving, just never had the time or the money to do it. I have to read a book, watch a DVD, attend 6 classes in August and then do [...]