Monthly Archives: July 2015

A glimpse at the workshop

The workshop (also sometimes referred to as the “man cave”) is where I do my electronics work. He’s a shot of the parts wall. You’ll see the bins which have all of the replacement parts and pieces sorted and ready to be put to use. Also above there are some of my measurement devices. You [...]

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Passive Amplification System for Outdoor Performance Space

I recently had the opportunity to use my acoustical and musical knowledge to design an acoustical enhancement system into an outdoor stage area. Situation: Acoustic instruments weren’t enough to fill the outdoor space when an audience was present. A large “shell” behind the space is not possible due to local zoning and financial limitations. Also [...]

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Kathy O Connell and Larry Orfaly – Hosts of Kids America

Picture is from a press kit that Kids America distributed in 1985

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Kids America Interview – 1986

Kids America Logo

I did an interview back in 1986 with the local paper (then called the Harvard Post) about my favorite radio show, Kids America. It’s a nice piece, and the author, Barbara White, did a great job. As a result of this, she later got the opportunity to write a similar feature for the Boston Globe, [...]

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Crater Lake Panoramic Photo

Crater Lake July 4, 2015

Our visit to Crater Lake over 4th of July weekend was awesome in terms of weather, sights, sounds and spirit. Here’s the best panorama, taken by Manu. Click the thumbnail for a full size view!

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Lassen Volcanic Panorama

For the 4th of July I went to Lassen National Park and hiked the Bumpass Hill trail to the remnants of a volcano. What’s left is numerous fumeroles, hot springs and mud pots. A very cool bit of nature, and preparation for my next trip to Yellowstone! Click the picture for a full size panorama.

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