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Michael on February 28th, 2010

Austin swam a fantastic 100 yard breaststroke race last night & finished in the medals in 7th place – a fine finish to his freshman year of High School swimming. He didn’t swim quite as fast as his preliminary tine of 1:00.18, but he still same a decisive sub-1:01. We are hoping that his success […]

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Michael on April 1st, 2009

While visiting ESD Sault Ste. Marie for a retirement ceremony I had an opportunity to go see a couple of Harris Hawks. One of the Petty Officers at the ESD has been working on his falconry permit, and he invited me to go visit his sponsor and see his birds. He has a young pair […]

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Michael on February 8th, 2009

Today we went on a tour of Yellowstone Park – in a "Snow Coach" rather than on snowmobiles. The advantage is that you get to see some of the wildlife in the park rather than scare it all off with the snowmobile noise. In the first 30 minutes in the park we saw a pair […]

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Michael on February 6th, 2009

Our do-it-yourself dinner last night at Einos was enjoyable, as was the ride up to the restaurant and back. Darkness added a new perspective, although with a clear sky and the moon only a few days away from full it wasn’t as dark as it could have been. With only a few hours of sleep […]

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Michael on February 5th, 2009

We are back from a day of snowmobiling through some of the most beautiful country imaginable. We covered about 140 Km that included some very fast flat trails, and some steep switchbacks to get up onto Two Top. We even got to enjoy the experience of digging a snowmobile out of over three feet of […]

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