Author Archives: Chris

So many different places to call home

We apologize for the radio silence, but boy have there been a lot of changes in our lives since the last post. Shortly after Oliver was born, Chris made his decision final to take a new job in the Seattle … Continue reading

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Thank you for (paying for) my service

It’s Veterans’ Day again and that is always a bit of an awkward day for me because inevitably someone says something like “thank you for your service.” It’s a lovely sentiment and a polite gesture, but it makes me uncomfortable. … Continue reading

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Oliver

Oliver joined us on Monday, the 17th, at 6 lbs 11 oz and 20 inches long. Elizabeth had a long day, as Oliver joined us at 8PM, and we checked in to the hospital at about 8AM. But, everyone is … Continue reading

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Chics with Guns

Here is an interesting article about a new book from a photographer named Lindsay McCrum that documents the relationships women across the United States have with their firearms. My favorite quote from the article (emphasis mine): “I learned two main … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing a tribute to the man in black

Through the recent TED video of Aaron Koblin’s presentation, I learned of the Johny Cash Project which lets users create individual frames for a music video. I’m rather fascinated by the project. There are 1,370 individual frames, of which many … Continue reading

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Reminescing the Great Experiment

The 4th of July brings to me a different set of thoughts and emotions than it did just a few short years ago. During that time, I’ve read and thought quite a bit about the ideas that helped establish the … Continue reading

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Long Weekend in London

I finally managed to break away from work for a Friday in order to make a long weekend out of a trip to London. We’ve been to London before, so we didn’t have the pressure to do all the touristy … Continue reading

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Life Changes

I haven’t posted for a few months as things have been very busy for us. The day we left for our long weekend in Belgium, I received an offer for a new position with my company. Shortly after returning, and … Continue reading

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Long Weekend in Belgium

We had a nice long weekend in Belgium. We flew to Brussels Thursday night, arriving Friday morning. We took the train to the central station, then got weekend subway passes and found our hotel near the Saint Catherine Cathedral. We … Continue reading

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[PlanesToProfit.com] Review – Straight and Level: Practical Airline Economics

[This is a cross-post from www.planestoprofit.com] “The industry’s strategies, business models, and institutional structure all change over time as do the environments within which it operates, but its fundamental, underlying economics are more enduring.” – Stephen Holloway Summary Written as … Continue reading

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