and now it can be told

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Loyal readers will remember that last summer we cruised to Alaska, and some very secretive things were happening on that cruise that I could only refer to rather cryptically. Well, with the airing of last nights episode of Top Chef the story can now be told.

We were on the ...

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the debary institute

Its been a great J-Term. A trip to Vail for some Skiing, and a trip to Florida to solve the worlds problems with great friends at the DeBary Institute. For those who do not know, the DeBary institute is a newly renowned think tank with roots in the Bone Lake ...

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everyday python - new blog

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I've decided that it will be best to keep my personal blog separate from the new Everyday Python blog project. All of the infrastructure to make the posts interactive just work so much better when I have control of the server and everything else. So You can head over ...

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vail 2013

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I just got back from four awesome days of skiing in Vail and Beaver Creek.

Vail 2013

The Colorado resorts have a really cool new way of handling the ski passes, instead of clipping a tag on your jacket you now get a credit card with an RFID chip in it. Talk ...

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introducing everyday python

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Everyday PythonΒΆ

It is always risky to make your New Years resolutions public, but this is one I’ve been thinking about for a while now, and so I’m going to go ahead and impose a measure of accountability on myself by proclaiming this publicly. This week, I’m ...

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euchre etiquette

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How do you know you have an enduring friendship? When after more than 27 years as friends, and seven days of traveling together you can play Euchre -- couple against couple -- and still be friends at the end of the train ride from Seward to Anchorage. Now you might think that ...

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icy strait / hoonah

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I mentioned type 3 fun in a previous posting, and although there was plenty of type 1 fun to be had in Icy Strait I'd like to begin this post with a little description of some type 3 fun. As a reminder, the definition of type 3 fun is ...

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type 2 fun

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Our guide for the Mendenhall glacier trek told us that there are 3 kinds of fun. Type 1 fun, is just "fun fun." Its good while its happening and afterward you remember it as fun. Type 2 fun is the kind of thing where you do something and even though ...

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