By 'Fun things' I mean things I have found interesting and/or fun.
This linked list will include hobbies, studies, and volunteer work if I thought
it was fun.
- I own a Celestron C-8 catadioptric telescope.
- A city kid grew up intrested in how the land got the way it is.
- These processes can be seen over such great range in the west,
the plains, and the midwest.
- NUCLEAR POWER
- I was fascinated with it as a child and I grew up to work in
several nuclear facilities.
- COMPUTERS & ELECTRONICS
- I had a Rocket Radio crystal set in the 50's and learned
Fortran II in the 60's for a start.
- DRAWING AND PAINTING
- Everyone in my immediate family has been involved in art.
- A temporary capture of some aspects of reality.
- AUTO RACING
- An Indy car at speeds in excess of 200mph is a wonder to behold.
- Midway Field was my introduction to airplane watching.
- STREETCARS & RAPID TRANSIT
- Els and subways are great. Especially from a front seat.
- The Chicago of my youth was the greatest railroad town in the
world. The uncle from whom I got my middle name worked for the
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