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Archive for February, 2009

Popcorn Experiments

Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

Jared and I conducted some experiments on popcorn for his science fair project. Our goal was to manipulate the moisture in the unpopped kernels and observe the results. For each experiment, we popped 150 kernels on the stove top in 1 tablespoon of oil in our Whirley Pop popcorn popper. We popped one control batch […]


Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

I’ve decided to celebrate 2009 in style.

The !##@$*#@ Final Episodes

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

Why is it the television shows I love are airing their “final episodes”? Are my viewing tastes that out of whack from the rest of the viewing public? OK, I love sci-fi. My Tivo is loaded with it. I guess geeks don’t yet rule the world. I have my doubts though as I watch half […]

Salmon Restoration

Sunday, February 8th, 2009

There has been on ongoing project to restore chum salmon to the stream that runs into the head of Eagle Harbor here on Bainbridge Island. Last Sunday, I went out to help install a fish raceway and the plumbing needed to supply water to the raceway. I am in the video a couple times including […]

Goofing Around

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

Jared and I goofing around instead of doing his homework.