Road Trip… again

I'm going down the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire this weekend to visit H.  It's actually been a few years since I've had the chance to see her perform at a Ren Faire.  I'm looking forward to it.Of course, as must happen in all ventures of this sort, the weather prediction is not good: 70% chance of rain.  Oh…

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Physics web-cam

The following observation was brought to my attention:www.cyriak.co.uk/lhc/lhc-webcams.htmlI want to assure everyone that the experiment shown, CMS ("Compact Muon Solenoid") is not the experiment on which I worked.  I worked for a while on ATLAS  ("A Toroidal LHC ApparatuS").  I can assure you that the experiment on which I worked would be first to make any such…

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On “Crytolos”

What does the name "Crytolos" mean?Crytolos is the Demon Ruler of Aeykia. You see, when the Mekatrig defeated the forces in Ironmaw Mountain with the Argothald, he appointed a Demon Ruler to rule over each one of the Twilight Kingdoms...Your eyes are beginning to glaze over, aren't they?OK, let's try a human explanation. Crytolos was a creature…

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Road Trip! (Conclusion)

The story so far... PreludeMon Jul 21Tue Jul 22Wed Jul 23Thu Jul 24 (part 1)Thu Jul 24 (part 2)Thu Jul 24 (part 3)Thu Jul 24 (part 4)Fri Jul 25 (part 1)Fri Jul 25 (part 2)Fri Jul 25 (part 3)Fri Jul 25 (part 4)After 20 hours (and 12 installments), we were finally back at my home.We'd already discussed…

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Road Trip! (Friday July 25, part 4)

The story so far... PreludeMon Jul 21Tue Jul 22Wed Jul 23Thu Jul 24 (part 1)Thu Jul 24 (part 2)Thu Jul 24 (part 3)Thu Jul 24 (part 4)Fri Jul 25 (part 1)Fri Jul 25 (part 2)Fri Jul 25 (part 3)The second enemy was the state of New Jersey.By the time we got onto I-287 in New Jersey, H…

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Road Trip! (Friday July 25, part 3)

The story so far... PreludeMon Jul 21Tue Jul 22Wed Jul 23Thu Jul 24 (part 1)Thu Jul 24 (part 2)Thu Jul 24 (part 3)Thu Jul 24 (part 4)Fri Jul 25 (part 1)Fri Jul 25 (part 2)We encountered our the first of the two enemies as soon as we left I-76 in Pennsylvania.  It was Mapquest.H had obtained trip…

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Road Trip! (Friday July 25, part 2)

The story so far... PreludeMon Jul 21Tue Jul 22Wed Jul 23Thu Jul 24 (part 1)Thu Jul 24 (part 2)Thu Jul 24 (part 3)Thu Jul 24 (part 4)Fri Jul 25 (part 1)We finally arrived at the site of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire. H hoped we could just drop off the trailer and go, but it proved to be…

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Road Trip! (Friday July 25, part 1)

The story so far... PreludeMon Jul 21Tue Jul 22Wed Jul 23Thu Jul 24 (part 1)Thu Jul 24 (part 2)Thu Jul 24 (part 3)Thu Jul 24 (part 4) The alarm woke us up at 6AM, and we were dressed and out the door by 6:15AM.  My t-shirt was mostly dry, enough so I could wear it without being…

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Road Trip! (Thusday July 24, part 4)

The story so far... PreludeMon Jul 21Tue Jul 22Wed Jul 23Thu Jul 24 (part 1)Thu Jul 24 (part 2)Thu Jul 24 (part 3) If you're on the road long enough, sooner or later you'll reach your destination.  We finally arrived at the site of the Virginia Renaissance Faire.  The Faire had ended a few weeks prior to…

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