We spent the weekend with friends in the Sequoia/Kings Canyon National Forest. I brought a plastic magnifying lens and we melted a penny. The quarter, as you can see, didn’t quite melt (nickel versus zinc) so I think I need a more rigid frame. [For legal reasons, none of this was done with the intent […]
Archive for May, 2006
We went to the chocolate festival in Oakdale yesterday. For reasons unknown I spent most of today sleeping.
We (my new family) were at the park celebrating Mothers’ Day. This is the day when the guys sit around and wait for the women to serve up food. About the time we started eating, we saw at a group near us that there was a small propane cylinder in a ball of flame. This […]