windhoek

Date Tags namibia

After a quick stop at the Parliament, and an unsuccessful attempt to visit the Christkirche we visited the meteorite monument in downtown Windhoek.  Evidently Ethan was getting a little tired of site seeing by this time and needed a break for lunch.  Which we took at Schneider.  Jane had some ...

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heroe's acre

From Penduka we went on to the Heroe's Acre.  This is a huge monument to commemorate the Namibian Freedom Fighters.  Its so interesting to see this history of their struggle for freedom in a country that is Barely 30 years old.  Here's a picture of Josh Martin from ...

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our first full day in country

Date Tags namibia

Our first full day in country and our first day of touring the Windhoek area.

We started this morning at 9:00 with most of us sleeping in until 7:30 or 8:00.  You know we needed the sleep when we were able to overcome the jet lag that ...

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you must really like to fly

"You must really like to fly"  was the comment of the  flight attendant from Scotland on our British Air flight from Heathrow to Johannesburg.  What prompted the statement was my comment that I would have the curried chicken because "that was good last night." -- We'll return to the concept ...

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runestone interactive

What a week its been!   So much has happened in the last week that I just have to take some time out to organize my thoughts and get some of this information out there where others can read it.

What is Runestone Interactive?

Runestone Interactive is primarily a home for ...

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hosting a web2py app in the cloud

Date Tags python

I consider myself pretty up to speed on web development.

I’ve spent the last two days trying to find a hosting solution for the data structures eBook…. I looked at too many of the following:

  • Google App Engine — I’m a long time GAE user, but the setup I ...

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new commuting strategy

Date Tags biking

I can see the campus from my house, its about a 20 minute walk, all downhill for the first half of the trek, then slightly uphill the rest of the way to the Olin building.  I've always thought that biking to work would be the way to go, but ...

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pizza oven

Date Tags cabin

I love it when a good plan comes together.  Last summer we decided to finally take the plunge and build a pizza oven at the lake.  After looking at the options to site the oven, and thinking about a fireplace/oven combination, we finally decided to combine the pizza oven ...

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