Author Archives: Michael

California Propositions — November 2016 — FAQ

For my thoughts on all of the California statewide propositions and Los Angeles County measures being voted on in a couple of weeks, click any proposition below: Statewide propositions Prop 51 — $9 Billion General Obligation Bonds for schools and … Continue reading

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Rappelling in Texas Canyon

Beth took Kellie, Perla, Kendall, Ricky, and me to Texas Canyon (near Agua Dulce, CA) for some rock climbing and rappelling on Saturday afternoon, January 30. This is a five-and-a-half minute jump through some of our time.

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2016 World Weightlifting Championships — Live Streams

Some sessions here: (with the remainder on ESPN3.)

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Kennedy’s Undelivered Speech

On the day John F. Kennedy was killed, November 22, 1963, he was on his way to deliver a speech in Dallas, TX, related to US security matters. Here are a few excerpts: We cannot expect that everyone, to use … Continue reading

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Windows 10 Takes Port 80

In trying to run a server that listens on port 80 (successfully on Windows XP and Windows 7), I found that the service could not attach to port 80 after I updated to Windows 10. It turns out that, as … Continue reading

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Lava Falls Rapid — July 2, 2015

Eric, Beth, Rex, Amy, Christine, and I paddled together through the Lava Falls Rapids on the Colorado River in Grand Canyon. Our guide, Tom, led us through flawlessly. Many thanks go to Outdoors Unlimited for the spectacular week-long experience! On … Continue reading

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CicLAvia Comes to Pasadena

A brief portion of my ride along the CicLAvia route this afternoon…

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Lonely Tree

Friday afternoon in the foggy fire-damaged mountains along Mt. Waterman Trail.

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“Fight” Featuring Weightlifters — Including Masters

I found this video moving … and envy the speed of the old guy’s movements. Post by Khodor Alaywan.

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Showing WordPress System

One of my co-workers visited today and asked me about blogging. I am putting together this post just to show how easy it is.

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