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2017-06-18 Backpacking

Urban Hike: NYC Hudson River Greenway Bike Path

I wanted to go backpacking up in the Catskills this weekend but rain was forecasted…

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View Post Walking from the Platte Clove parking lot to the Indian Head Mountain trailhead. Does this look like a scene from a jigsaw puzzle or what?
2017-06-09 Backpacking

Catskill 3500, #9.
Indian Head Mountain

The second mountain this year of my Catskill 3500 journey.

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View Post Your's truly, near the summit of Windham High Peak in the Catskill Mountains. That's Blackhead Range in the background.
2017-05-29 Backpacking

Catskill 3500, #8.
Windham High Peak

It’s been a while. My last hike was back in November 2016. Then a series…

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View Post Officially hitting the summit of Slide Mountain.
2016-10-08 Backpacking

Catskill 3500, #5.
Slide Mountain

Date of Hike Date October 7, 2016 Weather Conditions Sunny, Clear, Crisp (48°F – 60°F…

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View Post The view from Wittenberg Mountain in the Catskill region, upstate New York.
2016-09-26 Backpacking

Catskill 3500, #3 & #4.
Wittenberg and Cornell Mountains

September 25, 2016 Wow, okay. This weekend was a doozy of a hike. My goal…

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View Post Sitting on the Giant Ledge on the way to the top of Panther Mountain in the Catskills.
2016-09-20 Backpacking

Catskill 3500, #2.
Panther Mountain

September 19, 2016 Time for Catskill peak #2. This weekend, my plan was to hike…

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View Post The very foggy view from the fire tower at the top of Balsam Lake Mountain in the Catskills.
2016-09-12 Backpacking

Catskill 3500, #1.
Balsam Lake Mountain

September 10, 2016 After dipping my toes last weekend in the Catskill Mountains, I had…

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2015-09-25 Motorcycling

Canada ADV Trek #2, September 11, 2015
Day One

DAY ONE (September 11) Leg: Carlstadt, New Jersey to Montréal, Québec Distance: 348 miles (560…

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2015-09-25 Motorcycling

Canada ADV Trek #2, September 11-21, 2015
Prologue

On September 11 through September 21, I rode from work in New Jersey, north to…

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View Post Riding along railroad tracks south of Montréal, Québec, Canada.
2015-07-29 Motorcycling

Oh, Canada Trek #1

Watch this space. I’ll be detailing my recent trip to Montreal and Ottawa and Lake…

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2015-07-29 Motorcycling

New Old Bike – BMW R1200GS

This post has been brought over from my discontinued blog, Bonnie Cafe. Hello. Allow me…

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2013-12-17 Code & Computers

Plants Won’t Grow Near Wi-Fi

Student science experiment finds plants won’t grow near Wi-Fi router Ninth-graders design science experiment to…

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2013-10-22 Code & Computers

New Apple Mac Pro Inspired by School Basement Trashcan

My guess is that Jonny Ives was strolling through our school basement for design ideas….

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2013-06-22 Code & Computers

JavaScript: onclick vs mousedown

Recently, I used a JavaScript onclick listener to fire off a function when an a…

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2013-06-22 Code & Computers

Apple’s MacBook Air & the Summer of 2013

I love my MacBook Air. In fact, it has replaced my desktop computer. Apple laptops…

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2013-06-21 Code & Computers

Happy Birthday to the First Program Run from Memory

Happy Birthday! The first computer program to be run from memory was 65 years ago…

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2013-05-10 Photography

Broken Night, Shot on D800

Check out Broken Nights, a horror film shot entirely on the Nikon D800. Official Website…

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2013-05-10 Code & Computers

ISS Switches to Linux

International Space Station Switches from Windows to Linux, for Improved Reliability By Sebastian Anthony on May 9,…

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2013-01-16 Code & Computers

Out- sourcing Your Own Job

Pretty funny but damn, this takes balls, and a complete lack of conscience or regard…

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2013-01-12 Code & Computers

U.S. Dept of Home- land Security & Java

Wow. Java and Oracle really getting beat up lately. Java seems to be following the…

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2013-01-08 Code & Computers

NYT Magazine Web Article – “Snow Fall”

Check out Snow Fall, a New York Times Magazine online article. Great use of HTML5/CSS3/jQuery,…

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2012-12-19 Code & Computers

/bin/rm -r -f * at Pixar

Here is a great story that I had not heard until now. Back in 1998,…

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2012-12-16 Code & Computers

Java at NYU

So, I just finished up a semester of Java at NYU as part of their…

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2012-12-14 Code & Computers

Microsoft Surface

Microsoft is really pushing their new Surface tablet and touchscreen OS. I have been seeing…

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2012-11-19 Code & Computers

Java Digital Magazine

With the help of Texterity, Oracle has begun publishing a glossy, bimonthly magazine focused on…

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