Archive for July 2011

Case of the Blues   2 comments

After wondering what blue ink I had loaded in my pen yesterday, I created a chart of the blue (and blue-adjacent) inks I have.
Case of the Blues
The paper is a Rhodia 5×5 pad.

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Posted 2011-07-30 by Mr. Guilt in Fountain Pens

2011 Dayton Air Show   Leave a comment

We spent the afternoon at the 2011 Dayton Air Show (also known as the “United States Air and Trade Show”), in spite of the heat and humidity.

They had many cool aircraft on static display. This T-45 seemed to capture the mascot of my alma mater.
Redhawk T-45

NASA had two interesting airplanes. One was an F-18, used as a chase plane.
NASA F-18

Even more interesting was the “Super Guppy.” This cargo plane is used to move rocket parts.
Super Guppy, Side View
The whole front of the plane is the door.
Super Guppy, Front/Open View

I always like walking through the C-5.
C-5 Galaxy

In the air, a B-2 flew overhead.
B-2 Spirit

The B-1B demonstrated it’s ability to swing its wings backward.
B-1, Wings Out

B-1, Swept Back

An F-18F Super Hornet gave an impressive Demonstration.
F-18, Condensation Shock Wave

Hornet Climb

The F-18 also got to participate in a “Legacy Flight” with a World War Two era F4U Corsair.
F4U & F-18 Legacy Flight

The Corsair demonstrated its capabilities.
Corsair

Rolling Corsair

The closing act was the USAF Thunderbirds.
Thunderbirds Photo Pass

Inverted & Not

Diamond Roll

Delta Pass

Delta Approach

Posted 2011-07-23 by Mr. Guilt in Aircraft

16.33 Miles: Loveland   Leave a comment

*NOT* via the trail, but honest-to-God climbing.

Actually, they scraped up the surface of Loveland-Maderia road, so my cyclecomputer kept vibrating off. Probably more like 18 miles or so.

Posted 2011-07-16 by Mr. Guilt in Cycling, Route Tracking

Friday Afternoon Dance Party: Brand New Key   Leave a comment

I played this cover for my daughter. It’s now in her top 10. Quite rocking.

Posted 2011-07-15 by Mr. Guilt in Friday Afternoon Dance Party

Friday Afternoon Dance Party: Way Over Yonder in a Minor Key   Leave a comment

Cover by Girlyman

Sorrry…a day late

Posted 2011-07-02 by Mr. Guilt in Friday Afternoon Dance Party

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