Author Archives: futurecreep

San Francisco In Decline

I used to live in the San Francisco Bay Area.  I moved there in 1988 and left in 2003.  I lived up in Marin County, just north of the Golden Gate Bridge.  I loved it.  The combination of rural Marin … Continue reading

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Bamboo You

I have always liked bamboo.  I am not sure why.  I like the way it looks and feels.  I have always wanted to grow bamboo but I thought it was too invasive and would be too hard to control and … Continue reading

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100 Miles Per Gallon – The Great Oil Conspiracy

A long time ago, well about 30 or 40 years ago, 2 guys around here name Mike Shetley and Mike Moody developed a carburetor that they used to modify a gas guzzling Ford into a 100 Miles Per Gallon (MPG) … Continue reading

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The Light Bulb Conspiracy

The schools down here require each kid to participate in science fair from 3rd grade on.  This is not necessarily a bad thing in our house as I am an engineer and everyone in the house has similar interests.  This … Continue reading

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Current California Radiation Levels

I am what most would consider an enthusiast photographer.  I put some money into it and I spend time on it and I am probably average at best.  But I want to get better so I am constantly searching the … Continue reading

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Bullish On Lighting Science

I live in Satellite Beach, Florida, and right down the street is a little company called Lighting Science.  At least I thought it was little.  Lighting Science makes, as you can guess, lights.  But they specialize in state of the … Continue reading

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Yo Ho Ho…

My friend Mike is a freak about rum.  He is always pouring several different kinds of rum and is constantly on the lookout for something new.  Because of his rum habit, I too have been exposed to many different kinds of rum … Continue reading

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