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Chris Brooks

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Located in Sherwood

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What I’m Contemplating Rands Information Practices – Great tips on managing your information diet as well as stealing precious seconds (that add up to minutes then hours) in your daily workflows. Our Roth Regrets // The Roth IRA Strategy We Wish We’d Built – I still follow the financial independence / early retir

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What I’m Contemplating Rands Information Practices – Great tips on managing your information diet as well as stealing precious seconds (that add up to minutes then hours) in your daily workflows. Our Roth Regrets // The Roth IRA Strategy We Wish We’d Built – I still follow the financial independence / early retir

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Look at the dude up in the tree. The post Hazard Pay appeared first on Chris Brooks.

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Look at the dude up in the tree. The post Hazard Pay appeared first on Chris Brooks.

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What I’m Contemplating Visitor’s Guide to Summer Fun at Keuka Lake – Julie did a big update to help folks plan for visiting us at the lake! Say the Hard Thing – I’ve struggled with this sort of directness in my career as a manager. I got better at it and always saw positive results …

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What I’m Contemplating Visitor’s Guide to Summer Fun at Keuka Lake – Julie did a big update to help folks plan for visiting us at the lake! Say the Hard Thing – I’ve struggled with this sort of directness in my career as a manager. I got better at it and always saw positive results …

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Julie and I are having fun this summer as ad hoc crew on an E Scow racing sailboat at the Keuka Yacht Club. The post E Scow Sailing appeared first on Chris Brooks.

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Julie and I are having fun this summer as ad hoc crew on an E Scow racing sailboat at the Keuka Yacht Club. The post E Scow Sailing appeared first on Chris Brooks.

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What I’m Contemplating A Primer on Military Rank and Insignia – As an Air Force guy, I still find myself making mistakes as I see (mainly enlisted) Army folks while strolling around West Point. This article helped. GMT Website Update – My favorite game publisher is in the middle of significant back-office and websi

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What I’m Contemplating A Primer on Military Rank and Insignia – As an Air Force guy, I still find myself making mistakes as I see (mainly enlisted) Army folks while strolling around West Point. This article helped. GMT Website Update – My favorite game publisher is in the middle of significant back-office and websi

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The post One Of The Many Pleasures At Keuka Lake appeared first on Chris Brooks.

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The post One Of The Many Pleasures At Keuka Lake appeared first on Chris Brooks.

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Julie and I attended the graduation of West Point class of 2018, scouting for Matthew’s graduation next year. Very hot today – sunny and high 80s. Lots of good intelligence gathering for the big crowd we will have next year. The post

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Julie and I attended the graduation of West Point class of 2018, scouting for Matthew’s graduation next year. Very hot today – sunny and high 80s. Lots of good intelligence gathering for the big crowd we will have next year. The post

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What I’m Reading Julie and I listened to Riders of the Purple Sage while roaming around southern Utah, a perfect place to take in this classic. I used to own the entire Zane Grey collection (gift from my paternal grandfather) but never got into the books and eventually let them go. No regrets on that …

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What I’m Reading Julie and I listened to Riders of the Purple Sage while roaming around southern Utah, a perfect place to take in this classic. I used to own the entire Zane Grey collection (gift from my paternal grandfather) but never got into the books and eventually let them go. No regrets on that …

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I just finished up a visit to the National Center for Women in Technology (NCWIT) Summit, and the photo you see are my three colleagues and I who all teach computer science at Western Oregon University. While I learned much from the summit and speakers, most valuable were the discussions and forward progress the four 

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I just finished up a visit to the National Center for Women in Technology (NCWIT) Summit, and the photo you see are my three colleagues and I who all teach computer science at Western Oregon University. While I learned much from the summit and speakers, most valuable were the discussions and forward progress the four 

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We took advantage of a warm Saturday during our brief stay back in the northwest to meet halfway and do a hike with Jacob and Kaitlin to Packwood Lake near Mt Rainier. The trail was heavily used but still quiet. Lots of backpackers camped around the lake – looks like a nice intro trail. The post

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We took advantage of a warm Saturday during our brief stay back in the northwest to meet halfway and do a hike with Jacob and Kaitlin to Packwood Lake near Mt Rainier. The trail was heavily used but still quiet. Lots of backpackers camped around the lake – looks like a nice intro trail. The post

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What I’m Contemplating Free Range Kids Bill Signed in Utah – Odd that there needs to be a law for this but I can get behind the concept. The Game of Everything, Part 1: Making Civilization – Jacob shared this with me and it was a great read. I’m thinking about playing Civ more this …

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What I’m Contemplating Free Range Kids Bill Signed in Utah – Odd that there needs to be a law for this but I can get behind the concept. The Game of Everything, Part 1: Making Civilization – Jacob shared this with me and it was a great read. I’m thinking about playing Civ more this …

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We are back in Oregon working our way back home. The last two days had us exploring some redwood tree parks in northern California. I’m probably not the first to complain that is is hard to take a good redwood tree photo. At least this one will give you a sense of scale. The post

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We are back in Oregon working our way back home. The last two days had us exploring some redwood tree parks in northern California. I’m probably not the first to complain that is is hard to take a good redwood tree photo. At least this one will give you a sense of scale. The post

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GMT Games hosts a long weekend gaming event at their warehouse in Hanford CA each spring and fall. This is my first visit and I’ve had a blast. Right now I’m watching a play of the soon-to-be released Fort Sumter, a Mark Herman design in the new “lunchtime” series. The post

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GMT Games hosts a long weekend gaming event at their warehouse in Hanford CA each spring and fall. This is my first visit and I’ve had a blast. Right now I’m watching a play of the soon-to-be released Fort Sumter, a Mark Herman design in the new “lunchtime” series. The post

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We did a different sort of hike yesterday, and interestingly it was a lot harder on my feet than any of our prior hikes. We had a blast and successfully used the new Max Pass system and never waited more than 25 minutes. Usually less than 15. We hadn’t been since 1991 — nice to …

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We did a different sort of hike yesterday, and interestingly it was a lot harder on my feet than any of our prior hikes. We had a blast and successfully used the new Max Pass system and never waited more than 25 minutes. Usually less than 15. We hadn’t been since 1991 — nice to …

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On our way from Vegas to Anaheim we stopped for a 4 mile hike not far off I-15 in the Mojave. Teutonia Peak trail has the densest known concentration of Joshua Trees, plus a wide array of other yuccas and cacti. Saw a few birds too. No tortoises though. Well worth the time. The post

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On our way from Vegas to Anaheim we stopped for a 4 mile hike not far off I-15 in the Mojave. Teutonia Peak trail has the densest known concentration of Joshua Trees, plus a wide array of other yuccas and cacti. Saw a few birds too. No tortoises though. Well worth the time. The post

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