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Sharing My Modeling Skills

Sharing My Modeling Skills

Keeping a Five Year Old Boy Busy! My five year old Grandson, Jake, loves my models. He says “they’re really, really cool Grandpa!” …”Can I build one?” The problem is that a five year old child gets impatient quickly, and has generally not developed enough to build most of the […]

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Supply Organization

Supply Organization

Keeping my ‘On-Desk’ Model Supplies Organized I was using this old 3 inch high computer platform with an interior sliding keyboard tray. But now my computer station has changed. I also switched to a large Wacom Drawing Tablet last month. So I found a good use for it. It now […]

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LOST TV Series Update

LOST TV Series Update

LOST TV Series is Coming Back in February 2010: Today, ABC announced the premiere date of the sixth and final season of LOST. It will return on February 2, 2010 with a special all evening event. The night will begin with a recap episode from 8 to 9PM, followed by […]

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Tribute: Fallen Soldiers

Tribute: Fallen Soldiers

Every year on November 11th, I like to remember soldiers and others from all countries who have fallen fighting for freedom, peace and righteousness; and those brave soldiers whom are presently serving. My mom’s father fought in the First World War as a British soldier, and my father fought in […]

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FIRES – Community Evacuations

FIRES – Community Evacuations

Flaming Hot Here in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia it is very hot and dry – 33 Degrees Celsius plus. If you have a peek at my last two blogs (Blurp No. 61 & 62) you will see that over the last two weeks it has been flaming hot. […]

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FIRES –  Close To Home

FIRES – Close To Home

West Kelowna Fires Update: The Glenrosa Valley and Rose Valley Fires, in the District of West Kelowna, are presently contained. Most evacuated residents are back, others will be back by this evening. Some will stay on alert. This is the first day that the smell of smoke has not been […]

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FIRES – Summer Heat = Forest Fires

FIRES – Summer Heat = Forest Fires

Hot, Hot, Fire! I mentioned in my Blog Blurp No.59, “when the weather gets hot in the Summer here in West Kelowna (part of the Okanagan Valley in British Columbia) the Scale Modeling gets Cold”. Well it has become very hot I’m afraid. A forest fire broke out in West […]

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Summertime = Fun in the Sun

Summertime = Fun in the Sun

When the weather is hot …the modeling is cold! Yes, it’s summertime; and in the Okanagan Valley of British Columbia, Canada where I live it is hot. I always will call Hawaii ‘Paradise No.1’ after living there for 13 years …but this valley is definitely ‘No.2’. The mountains, valleys and […]

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Building Our Home Sunroom Addition

Building Our Home Sunroom Addition

Building an Exterior Sunroom The beginning: Around September 20th, 2008 I began constructing our exterior enclosed sunroom with help from various local tradesmen; after many months of planning, soil test confirmation and structural engineered drawings (required by local permits). I have shared this on-going process in some of my past […]

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Bike Design – Velocipedes

More Bicycles …Very Cool Design: Velocipedes by Jonathan Fegan VELOCIPEDES (FINAL) from Jonathan Fegan on Vimeo. Montana Transit Authority

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