Busy Weekend!

Busy Weekend!

Busy Weekend! On Friday, I finally joined the ACLU and the EFF after years of claiming I was going to. I am all for tracking down terrorists and bringing them to justice, but in our zeal to do so, I […]

This Day In History

This Day In History First of all, when it comes to doughnuts, we’re #1! I hope the weather doesn’t prevent us from consuming even more doughnuts. More importantly, let’s wish the microprocessor a happy birthday. In one form or another […]

Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme OK folks it is just a doughnut. Why this town has gone nuts over them I do not understand. I guess we don’t have the Mariners to talk about any more. No one cares enough about the Seahawks […]

Weblogs

Weblogs Perhaps the best way to build a personal website these days is as a weblog, or blog for short. This site is an example — your typical blog is a set of short notes posted in chronological order, most […]

Volleyball Season Finale

Volleyball Season Finale Well L’s volleyball season ended today at the district tournaments in Edmonds. This was the first time that Forest Ridge had ever made it to the district tournaments and they faced a set of very tough teams. […]

Carter Beats The Devil What

Carter Beats The Devil What a great fun book. John and I have both read it, it is a great yarn. And for those with a Marion, Ohio background, it has just enough mentions of Marion and Harding and Nan […]

Ignition Update Some of you

Ignition Update Some of you have asked about the companies that we are investing in here at Ignition. Here is a quick rundown of our investments to date: Seven — founded by a great entrepreneur, Bill Nguyen. This company is […]

Halloween!

Halloween! Wow we had a great night. I’d estimate that we had 250-300 kids visiting — we gave away a LOT of candy. All of L’s friends and their families came, as did J’s friends and families. And we had […]

Halloween Status All systems go.

Halloween Status All systems go. Both foggers working — yard and doghouse. Pirate, Heartbeat, Greeting, Thunder and Lightning, and Doghouse soundsystems all operation. Giant Ghosts working. Lightning operational. Gobo spotlight operational. All skeletons in place. Skeleton eyes lit. All indoor […]

Whistle While You Work I

Whistle While You Work I wish I had the time of an 11 year old. John spent nearly every waking moment this past weekend learning how to whistle. He made pretty good progress — Friday night all he could produce […]

Icebergs

Icebergs L brought home a paper last week on the “Iceberg” analogy for teams. How just a little bit of an iceberg peeks above the water, but it has a whole huge structure supporting its exposed surface, and how that […]

Volleyball Update Alright! Forest Ridge

Volleyball Update Alright! Forest Ridge won the playoff game friday night to determine the sole champion of the Emerald City league. It was a hard fought match — U Prep won the first game 15-13. Forest Ridge the second 15-13. […]

Northwest News 10/4 Well September

Northwest News 10/4 Well September certainly turned out to be a somber month. Even though we were not directly touched by the events of the month, we like all Americans have had a rough emotional month. We fervently hope October […]

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Jhludwig's bookshelf: read

City of Saints and Madmen
Cowboy Angels
Deep State
Cleopatra: A Life
Lords of the Horizons: A History of the Ottoman Empire
The Elegance of the Hedgehog
Through the Language Glass: Why the World Looks Different in Other Languages
A Journey: My Political Life
Misadventure
The Post-Birthday World
The Hunter
This Is Not a Game
Rules of Deception
Denial of Sunlight
Sixty-One Nails
The Glass Room


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