A Family of Hams

What has brought this family together?  Over the past few months, my wife, son, and I have  been working together as a family to earn our amateur radio licenses. We spent about a half an hour to an hour each night reading the Technician Class Exam book produced by Gordon West.  All three of us were in new … Continue reading A Family of Hams

Strange Sound from the Sky! What’s that Noise?

Last Monday, July 5th, 2021, my family and I were surprised to hear a terrible sound that sounded like a fleet of jets flying over our house.  The noise started at 9:15 AM and dissipated around 10:15 AM.  https://youtu.be/oPJjRjQnEqQ After much research, we have finally solved the mystery to this strange noise.  However, getting anyone to admit … Continue reading Strange Sound from the Sky! What’s that Noise?

Sometimes a Choice Is a Not a Choice. Why I Chose to Repair My Wife’s Bicycle

What to do when your favorite bicycle breaks down?  Well, you can take it to a professional bicycle mechanic, be convinced your bike isn’t worth fixing, and buy a new bike.  But, what happens to the old bicycle? We were put into this exact position when my wife’s favorite bike had a cascade failure. The … Continue reading Sometimes a Choice Is a Not a Choice. Why I Chose to Repair My Wife’s Bicycle

Tractor Work in the Garden and I Detest this New Blog Format by WordPress

Life has been busy of late. We are starting to feel some normality amongst irregularities in life, so I decided to engage in a blog and just share the update. My wife and I tore the garden beds completely out of the garden. I am burning what remains of the old boxes in our fire … Continue reading Tractor Work in the Garden and I Detest this New Blog Format by WordPress