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Happy Earth Day From An Erstwhile Dam Builder Who Helped Save A Lake - Really!

2 years agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Instead of writing a long blog post about Earth Day 2012 (#42!) I plan to go for a bike ride on this glorious, sunny day (two in a row!) in the rain-soaked Willamette Valley. But not before a short brain-dump. I remember the first Earth Day in 1970. I was...
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Tasting Report: Blue Chip Wineries of Oregon’s Willamette Valley, 2012

Lifestyle / Food & Drink : Drink Hacker (2 years ago)

A recent trip to Portland afforded an overnight to the Willamette Valley, where Oregon’s best wines are made. On this trip I made advance plans to visit the best of the best, Oregon’s blue chip wineries in a long day … Continue read... Read Post

Tech You Need for Bike Rides

Technology : Tech Goes Strong (last year)

A number of devices make great tech for bicycling. On my recent 3-day, 80-mile ride through Oregon's Willamette Valley, I was glad to have a battery charger, music, and a waterproof case for my phone. One of the days we rode 35 mile... Read Post

Canyon carved in just three days in Texas flood: Insight into ancient flood events on Earth and Mars

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (4 years ago)

In the summer of 2002, a week of heavy rains in Central Texas caused Canyon Lake -- the reservoir of the Canyon Dam -- to flood over its spillway and down the Guadalupe River Valley in a planned diversion to save the dam from catast... Read Post


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