Tag Archive: blogging

Oct 24 2016

Colorado wrap-up

Well! September 25th to October 15th was a home to Fruita Colorado and back trip. What a trip it was! Let me wrap this up in a summary entry. 4,149 miles (6677 km) for a 2016 total of 9,022 miles (14,520 km) 741 miles was the longest single day of driving according to my RoadTrip …

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Jun 19 2016

A Tour of Leica Camera AG

<Warning… long post!> This story likely started some time in 1950 when Ernst Leitz II and his sons decided to expand the Leitz Factory footprint beyond Wetzlar, Germany. I’ve read this had a lot to do with the destruction caused by the 2nd World War along with the threat posed by the Soviets. I wasn’t …

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Mar 06 2016

Westfalia Restoration Week 2

Another week of work has gone into Babe and instead of just disassembly week #2 included the first repair and restoration steps. As seen in the previous post (Top Down Approach), the fiberglass cargo box and pop-top were the first to get completed. They weren’t the only parts to get worked on though! Babe has …

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Nov 05 2015

Pens – Hand-held Elegance

Last weekend was the Scriptus Toronto Pen & Writing Show, something I didn’t even know about until a week before it was scheduled to happen. I’ve enjoyed nice pens for years and continue to appreciate them. Andrea does too so it was easy for us to make a plan to go. And it was great …

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Dec 01 2014

Blog Migration

As a result of the outage I had and all the DNS configuration changes I had to make I also looked into switching my blog onto something I had more control over… and I’m happy to report that I’m close to finished the move. The original content is now here and I’ve switched to using …

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