New NASA Logo and New NASA in the Age of Starman

NASA was built on the shoulders of Werner Von Braun and team.  They were risk takers and put men on the moon in less than ten years.  Since then, NASA has succeeded not on rocketry, but on the science of exploration.  Today, building rockets should be left to the new age rocketeers. It is time to privatize NASA. Continue Reading

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Apple – The Next Revolution In Healthcare

Being insiders in the medical and pharmaceutical industry, it is clear that there are many severe problems with our healthcare systems.  Young greedy new doctors flock to rich suburbs to make their fortunes. Many 65+ year old’s bilking the healthcare insurance systems by treating their doctor visits as a new-age hobby.  Healthcare, en-mass, using TV commercials creating FUD…Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt Continue Reading

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Vacation? Can We Actually Vacation?

We went on a 10 day Windstar vacation wondering if we could escaper the surly bonds of the internet and cell phones to emerge with the outline of a new book Really! After 15 years, we finally took a real vacation form people, phones and the internet. …and we actually survived! Read about our exploits. Continue Reading

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Augmented Reality – HyperZooming

I have been accused of many things in my life and one requiring comment is how bizarre my mind works. Pushing the envelope of HDR photography, my interest includes time-lapse with augmented reality applied. The latest challenge is hyperzooming time-lapse. Take a look at what has become my latest challenge to learn and master. Continue Reading

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Problem! Problem Solved! – Chill Travelers Grizzly Upgrade

When we built our Grizzly motorcoach, the one problem we could not solve was the multi-height and contoured dashboard on the Freightliner Cascadia. After all, when you are cruising down the road, you need a place to put your sippy cup and bowl of trail mix. A trip to Iowa 80 Truck Stop helped us with a solution by a company called V-Truck. Continue Reading

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Summer Clouds And Storms – Chill Travelers

A Chill Travelers presuppositions is to look up and see what you are missing in life. Sometimes when you see something, you have to imagine what it would be like to speed things up or slow them down. Technology lets us do that if you are patient.

Spring warm weather clouds and thunderstorms make for a spectacular show. Even more spectacular when animated at one frame every three seconds. This was shot from our lagoon over a time of one hour. Continue Reading

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20 Years of Defining Moments

20 Years of Defining Moments: It is coming up on the 20th anniversary of when we met at a team building event near Santa Fe at Larry Wilson’s ranch on the Pecos River. A chance meeting that changed our lives. Read our book, it might just change yours into a hunting expeditions for Defining Moments. Continue Reading

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Bob & Wendy’s New Stand-Up Routine!

Our simple rule for the motor coach is that anything that comes on board must be able to do at least two things and hopefully more. A fine chef’s knife wins over a food processor and a roll-around computer cart has to double as a dinner table, snack table or movable outside drink table. It is a good rule even if you do not live in a smaller space. Continue Reading

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Applied Alchemy Wandering, Wondering & Happiness

So, it is Christmas day, edging 70 degrees and sunny in California’s Anza Borrego Desert. We are not much for the commercial aspects of the holiday. In fact, we mostly enjoy the peace and quiet that the day brings. There is not much in Borrego Springs to begin with and what normally is open here is not today. Continue Reading

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A Fancy Bird House? Not Quite

Scratch the surface a bit in Borrego Springs and you are likely to find a Nobel Prize winner, a former James Bond actor learning to paint landscapes, the sculpture of a serpent on the Avery (label company) ranch, a former New York advertising agency executive now doing off-road desert adventures and at least five or six authors. Continue Reading

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