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Lots of scanning and putting together graphics for a series of large format posters for Wednesday. Tomorrow will be a session with spray-mount and the foam-board. We’ll just talk from the posters. I think it will be more engaging this way, we’ll move around more and not get bogged down with the minutiae that even Archaeologists don’t care about. I think the message will come across better this way. On a side note, I love our HP 2500CM plotter. I used to care and feed for a CalComp 48″ electrostatic plotter that was a nightmare. The HP is just a big 36″ ink-jet Postscript printer. And it just works …

Dave has been thinking about why we never went back to the moon. I read this a while ago and took a walk to think about it. Not because it disturbed me, though it did a little. Reflecting on the space program often disturbs me a bit because I was late to the realization that we really did go to beat the Russians. Somehow I had come to the conclusion that the real reason was the challenge, the quest for space. ‘To boldly go’ and all that. I think that’s the story I wanted to believe. However, I think Dave is spot-on. Going to the Moon may have saved the world. But he ou; [import pproblem? –ed.] it much better than I could paraphrase here. Go have a read …

And so to work …

I know it don’t thrill you,

I hope it don’t kill you.

Welcome to the Working Week…

Elvis Costello

Al‘s finger will take some time to heal (8 weeks), He’s certainly opened my eyes to some hazards of the caregiver profession. I’d never considered the patients to be on that list.

Dave’s absolutely right. I must work on that …

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Hal

I am the non-admin personality of blivet tool & die I have been academically trained as a professional archaeologist (MA, RPA) and now live in Arvada, CO. Father, husband, scientist, geek of several trades, and high-functioning Autistic adult. Future planetary expatriate?