History Day Website

For school this year, Charlie had to do a project for History Day.  It’s a yearly contest that students research and then submit a project to a national contest.  Winners are picked at the State level, and then move on to the National level. This years theme was...

SHO

Back in 1989 Ford decided to create a high performance sedan out of the Taurus.  They threw a Mazda manual transmission and a Yamaha DOHC V6 and called it the SHO (Super High Output).  My Dad has always been into cars, and he scoped this one out for several years.  In...

COVID Skiing

  In the midst of a pandemic, if presented an opportunity to safely do something that makes you feel normal, then you go for it. Friends had planned a quick trip out to Colorado to get some early season runs in, and Charlie and I match up well with their ski...

Kilimanjaro Summit

June 19th, 2016 – 5895m (19340ft) We woke up in the dark to start our hike.  The crew stayed behind and so it was just us Peter and Gideon.  We would zig zag on switch backs sometimes slipping on rocks.  At one point someone in the group ahead of us lost a lens...

Kilimanjaro Day 6

June 20th, 2016  The rest of the hike was long but light.  The hardest part of going downhill is watching out for your toes.  It was warmer, wetter, and the vegetation came back.  We saw waterfalls, porcupine needles, runners, and people that had no business hiking...