Christian,BAZoology, MSPhysiol,Bioeng,fmr.LS contract eng NASA/Spacelab,f/w dev ISS EVA batt chgr,GUI/Lead Close Combat IV&V, un(der)employed troublemaker.
Interesting comparison--political cartoon from 1934.
Outside Madison, AL: A barn completely buried in blooming wysteria vines.
Homer,AK. Eaglet in nest. Everyone waiting for 1st flight. For us,it stretched its wings and went back to sleep.
Kenai Peninsula, AK. Small plane flies among mountains between clouds and dense fog.
Hatchers Pass,AK-Independence gold mine-electric ore train. Used rechargeable alkaline batteries before WWII.
Hatchers Pass AK-Independence gold mine-Water Tunnel. Worked in '30's&'40's,found non-essential in WWII.
Garden near Hatcher's Pass, AK. Summer flowers in Alaska have to make the most of available time.
Spectacular rainbow near Hatcher's Pass, AK. Of course, this is because it rained almost constantly.
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center-Caribou in velvet.
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center-cute, albeit not especially cuddly porcupine.
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center. About as close as I like to get to a brown bear-even with the electric fence.
View of Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center.
Had to get the dogs out of the house after leaving them alone for several weeks. They seemed to enjoy it.No reprisals so far.
This immensity is a tiny fraction of God's thoughts,but you mean more to Him than all of it together. [Alaska]
Bald eagle on the Kenai River, Alaska. [Yes, another bald eagle in Alaska. They're like buzzards up there.]
Fishing trip on the Kenai River near Soldotna, Alaska
"Big Wheel"J-3 flying low over Turnagain Arm near Anchorage, AK
Museum of the Pacific War:Parts of Mk 53 radar fuze.Fired w/artillery shell,sent radar signal,fired shell when return reached preset limit.Made 40K/day!
Museum of the Pacific War,Fredericksburg,TX:WWII vac-tube tech!Drawing of the Mark 53 radar proximity fuze.
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