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Moroccan Couscous with Roasted Vegetables and Feta

Recipe from Cooking Classy, my changes in bold. Ingredients 1 large red bell pepper, cored and diced 4 medium carrots, peeled, then halved through length and sliced fairly thin 1 small red onion, diced into 1-inch chunks 1 medium zucchini, halved through the length and sliced 4 Tbsp olive oil, divided 2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 2 tsp minced …

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Dolphin Kick II

Back in February, I’d mentioned how researchers were using computational fluid dynamics to understand the physics behind swimming. Though I didn’t come out and say it, my product is used in the post-processing of the results.  With the interest in Michael Phelps’ potentially achieving eight gold medals (including  a nail-biter today), there has been more …

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Time capsule

Inspired by Spring being officially upon us in the northwest (while the rest of you in North America are having “summer”), I went on another cleaning rampage the weekend before CROC, this time focusing on the garage. For the most part, this involved coming to acceptance that the 17″ piece of baseboard, fractional container of …

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CROC 2008

Day One: Saturday’s route was mostly similar to last year’s, taking us from the took us from the Tamástslikt Cultural Institute to Pendleton, west to Echo, north to Hat Rock state park and back southeast to Pendleton. Because it was a little rainy when we started, I wasn’t paying much attention to the lack of …

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BOOT

Just when I thought I had done a thorough job cleaning last time, or the time before that, I found the Box Of Obsolete Technology sitting waaaaay in the back of the closet.  Among the the numerous power adapters, weird cables and networking equipment were: Sony Clie – my first and last personal digital assistant.  …

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Blast from the past

While rummaging through my study looking for an old tax return, I found my second grade report card.   My handwriting still “Needs improvement.” The fourth and fifth grade report cards were more interesting because they were in a Q&A format, no letter grades assigned.  Apparently I didn’t like the approach to Spanish instruction taken by …

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