David Knights' Weblog

April 8, 2018

A funny thing happened on the way to Dayton

Filed under: Family,General,Modeling — dknights @ 10:39 pm
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Was headed to the Dayton contest on Saturday, when I got clocked just over the Ohio river bridge.  Got my bell rung and lost my last year’s production of kits, but it could have been much, much worse.

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February 10, 2018

Ozark

Filed under: Family,General — dknights @ 12:23 pm
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The modelwife got me to watch this Netflix show.  It is very good.  Extremely well acted.  Jason Bateman is a very good actor.  Warning, it is violent and there are some very uncomfortable scenes, but it is worth watching.

July 27, 2016

Airliner photo

Filed under: Family,Modeling — dknights @ 8:54 am
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This photo comes from a previous trip to Jamaica.  The plane was photographed at the airport in Montego Bay Jamaica (MBJ).

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October 19, 2015

Yelp

Filed under: Dining,Family,General — dknights @ 11:19 am
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Yes, I use it and find it helpful.  No, I don’t generally take photos of my food and don’t review a restaurant while I am there. Story here.

June 30, 2015

Crawford Reed (1827-1905)

Filed under: Family — dknights @ 6:52 am
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One of my great-grandfathers.

He served in the 53rd Indiana Inf. Reg. which fought in most of the major western campaigns. 

April 16, 2015

It’s like modeling in 1:1 scale

Filed under: Family,Modeling — dknights @ 9:40 am
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This is way cool.  Just like modelers do it, only a lot bigger.

March 12, 2015

Sir Terry Pratchett

Filed under: Family,General — dknights @ 3:47 pm
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Sir Terry Pratchett has died.  Damn.

February 24, 2015

The truth about inflation

Filed under: Family,Politics — dknights @ 4:12 pm
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I trust Mickey Mouse more than I trust the US Government.

November 25, 2014

Writing postcards

Filed under: Family,Fountain Pens,Technology — dknights @ 7:54 am
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I agree with this blogger.

Thought, now there is an app for that, too.

November 20, 2014

Unconstitutional, I would think

Filed under: Family,Legal — dknights @ 6:15 am
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Giving churches a tax break for preaching the government mandated position.  I can’t imagine any attorney thinking this would pass a constitutional challenge.  I have relatives in Maryland and the “rain tax” is universally despised.

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