Friday, September 28, 2012

Weierstrass Function

50.2 mpg for a commute average this week with the Prius--a few good evenings pushed me barely up to and over the 50 mpg line but i will take what i can get cause for me 50 mpg weekly average is the holy grail to the weekly commute. Back off me man, I'm a scientist.

I have another one full week of store bought smokes left before i switch to hand rolled only cigarettes---looking forward to it in an experimental way---like one of those medical monkeys they teach to chain smoke ---- but i must develop all new protocols involving smoking---that's the tough part.  

My reading has suffered greatly. A daily agenda of up at 0430, off to work by 0600 return from work at 5:00 PM and bed by 7:30 pm only to start over again the next day--reading is something i have been attempting  to fit in where and when i can--when other matters rear their head into those 2 hours per day of personal free time reading suffers and that is it's status at the moment---i force myself to understand that reading must come and go---and I have to flow along. At the moment reading is in the gone stage......

This year's SAT reading scores are the lowest they have been in 40 years. Many plausible reasons are given--my personal theory is lack of mean Nuns. Nuns in grade school were vicious but.....I can read and therefore can accomplish anything i set my mind to and write...and in a straight line---Nuns..mean Nuns we should draft them if there are not enough signing up-----

Consider it a sign to run, when the Pastor actually dies during your wedding ceremony---no where to go but downhill from that point. 

I am still out of politics, but I gotta say this is just great...

I am on the search for a Beret like his in the video--
gotta have one.

My adopted state can be amazing at times---below is a link to an article on our recent State Fair this year. New Mexico is a state where the fair is important--lots of farming/ranching people---people who raise and keep big animals live in New Mexico---

So the Fair is a big Deal for Agricultural people---and the State Fair is apparently the place to pay for some strange as well since the link below takes you to an article on the 85 arrests for prostitution made at our recent State Fair---what did they run a tent with somebody like huggy bear from Starsky and Hutch out in front of it servicing the random passer-by or what???
Is it just me or does 85 prostitution arrests at an annual State Fair in a State that has 2.3 people per square mile seem a bit well--unusual? It is just New Mexico, not new and Improved Mexico as a friend of mine used to say....

There has been another loss to the Royal Household--the Queen's Royal hand washer has died at 82 (see the link).  Why was i not informed by my high school guidance counselor that these types of jobs existed??? But sadly yes the royal hand washer has passed after a lifetime of service--although for the past bunch of years his duties only involved writing a letter to the Queen advising her he was available for hand washing if she needed him.....which would have made me want this job even more......

In regards to a previous posting I made on discovering the Queen of England has a "Dog Boy" official position, I believe i may have located a photo of said person--

Worked on tool organization and detailing a diorama this week in my little modeling world. My wondrous wooden machinist tool chests came in and i was in nerd heaven filling the drawers, with tools, arranging have no concept of how pleasing this is unless you are somewhere on the OCD spectrum range...

This weekend i am planning on finishing a diorama i have been on and off working and when finished may post a photo---diorama's are never really finished...there is always more and more and more detail to add...and meanwhile i am constantly learning and creating a better product so there is always the "I need to redo this" factor.  At any rate, once i add a bit more background scene detail, another figure and one more vehicle, a motorcycle, i will have to declare it completed. I have also been working on how to protect my finished products from the dreaded nerd cave dust---at 1/35 scale and fragile preventing dust is an absolute...I ordered a clear Plexiglas type storage bin--with the concept of covering this diorama or even possibly two with this clear case...I may have to cut off handles or modify it in some manner but this process is much cheaper than purchasing the model display cases offered for this problem--like i say this is an experiment right now and I'll advise on the outcome....I am intending a photo session when i get some of these projects worked to the point that they are viable subject matter to use the camera on.

"I am not crazy, my mother had me tested."
Dr. Sheldon Cooper

1 comment:

David Scott said...

Warren - you would think that being retired means you have time for reading and projects but you would be wrong - I find that I spend way too much time of late with doctors and medical technicians - there is a also the distraction factor - this is where you allow too many outside distractions to intrude in your daily life keeping you from your passions. - solutions, he'll if I know. - but I suspect it is a case of telling those distraction both physical and mental to go F#€k off. - if I ever do figure it out I let you know - until then I,never go any place without a book with me.