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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. […]

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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. […]

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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. […]

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Electrifying Light Show Cheyenne Style – Chill Travelers

The night before last, one of the typical spring storms rolled south of us in Northern Colorado. I did not have time to setup my time-lapse camera but did grab the video below from the doorway of G2 using my iPhone 6 Plus. Pretty amazing considering the very black sky. […]

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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. […]

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Sometimes You Have To Make Left Turns To Chill

Making left turns is part of our everyday life. And yes, three lefts make a right and you see a whole lot more. Eyes up and when it is right, everything falls into place. Read about a decision to avoid I-75 and what turned out to be a stellar weekend with new friends added […]

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SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch – January 10, 2015

We are working on some very exciting new developments for Keys at the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral. This morning we had the opportunity to get up close and personal at the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch. At 4:55am, this is the picture I got. […]

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The Summer Tour Begins

This has been a uniquely demanding and interesting beginning of our annual summer tour.   The business is growing again after a year long battle to regain dealers and end user confidence.  Strange times indeed. […]

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Disney’s Test Track – Opening Day & Ray Kurzweil

This has been an interesting few days with the end of the world coming on the 21st (;-]) and Ray Kurzweil being named Director of Engineering at Google. Since leaving the corporate world more than 15 years ago, I cannot imagine Ray tolerating employism. […]

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Union Pacific 844 – Cheyenne WY

We have been in Cheyenne, Wyoming establishing our new corporate entity here.   While we were visiting our bankers and the economic development people, we heard that the UP steam shop was based here.  A little further investigation and […]

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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. […]

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Jasper’s Beach Soccer….Texas Style

Well, ever since the realization that Jasper is a true Texan, we decided to see how this horse chasing head strong critter would deal with the Pacific Ocean.   In true fashion, the score is […]

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California State of Mind

Our accountant Jim reminds us to never never offer any positive comments about California because of the California State of Mind tax rules that make our income taxable if we even infer any kinship to […]

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John Deere!

We travel to the San Francisco Bay Area about two or three times a year for business. Finding a place to park the hulk Grizzly is challenging in this area because there are so many […]

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The Springs at Borrego RV Resort

We travel North America on business 365 days a year.  During parts of the year we like to find a place to rest and work at a little slower pace.  The Springs at Borrego in […]

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Lunar Eclipse – Winter Solstice

Borrego Springs has been full of adventure for us and we plan more excursions into the desert and mountains.  Bob used to off-road race in the are and made the trek over the mountains when […]

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Defining Moments & “Spaces”

If you have been following us, you know that the second half of 2010 has been hectic for us.  So, when Wendy had the idea of spending the holidays and the end of 2010 in […]

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Balloons and Space Ships

October is quickly becoming a month of exploration for us.  Early in each October is the International Balloon Fiesta in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  This was our second year and we park on the balloon fiesta […]

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Traci’s Seattle Fun – Food – Friends

On our trip south from Canada we stopped in Seattle to visit our dear friend Traci.  We arrived on a weekend that was forecast as sunny and warm….we thought Seattle Washington…Sunny and Warm?  It was. […]

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Yellowstone at SeeLevel

Wendy has always wanted to see Yellowstone National Park and I have wanted to go back and spend time just exploring it rather than a quick auto tour. So we made that left turn on […]

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Left Turn – Yellowstone National Park

We left Rapid City with hopes of punching through the rain and the snow with a weather forecast predicting the 70’s in Coeur d’Alene Idaho. A conversation while heading for Billings caused some left turns. […]

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Happy Birthday Ronnie!

Happy 99th Birthday Ronnie! By Bob Root They say you can tell a lot about a person based on their birthday.  Wendy’s mom, the Gypsy, introduced us to a Dutch book titled apply, “The Birthday […]

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Chill Travelers at SeeLevel

Chill Traveling is a state of mind, lifestyle and philosophy. SeeLevel is a made up word that describes a chosen mode of transportation. They are mutually exclusive and inclusive. […]

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Black Sky in New Mexico

Bob & Wendy’s Galactic Adventures at Spaceport America Near Las Cruces New Mexico by Bob Root   New Mexico, The Land of Enchantment the license plates and signs say!   As the Christmas Holiday approaches […]

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