Annual Christmas Letter

It is our custom to send out a Christmas letter, often with photos, rather than a Christmas card. Here is an edited version of this year’s letter.

We celebrate the Christmas season because “the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all […]

Hiking through Almaden Quicksilver Park

On the trail in Almaden Quicksilver

A geocaching friend of mine suggested a hike through Almaden Quicksilver, starting at the Hacienda trailhead and ending at the McAbee trailhead. Five of us made that approximately 8 mile hike today. I found it very enjoyable.

The temperature was very nice—quite comfortable when hiking in the sun and […]

Two terabytes

2 Terabytes

My two new 1 TB disk drives arrived today, delivered by the postman and left on my front porch. While they are really nothing special (larger drives are readily available), I am in awe of the technology that can store a million megabytes in a device that basically fits in the palm of […]