Archive for the 'Work' Category

What’s Happening? Part 2

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

Near the end of last year my company was looking for new people to help build our antennas.  I was thinking our son-in-law Patrick was a smart person who learned quickly so I talked to my boss about bringing him in to see if he would be able to help.  He started around the beginning […]


Monday, March 19th, 2012

About a year ago my co-workers were talking about getting some software to handle our inventory and maybe help with our manufacturing. Since they knew I’m fairly knowledgeable about computers they asked me to help find the best system for our needs. We looked at a few different products and most of them would have […]

I want one

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

A friend of mine sent me this. Not sure where he found it but I’m thinking it would make my commute easier.

Back to Work

Sunday, September 13th, 2009

I’m headed back to work tomorrow. I’ve accepted a job with ThinKom down in Torrance. They make antennas that are small and lightweight and fairly low cost compared to similar performing antennas. The founder of the company invented this antenna while he was working at Hughes in the early 90s. He formed ThinKom in 2000 […]

Sunday, July 20th, 2008

That’s the name of my new website. I’ve been thinking about ways to use the internet to make a little extra money and it hit me that the price of gas is a pretty big topic right now. Most people would like to save money on gas and/or get better mileage. I started thinking of […]

Barbie’s Car

Tuesday, September 13th, 2005

I’ve been thinking about how dangerous it is to ride a bike when it’s raining. Especially a bike that has 140 horsepower. I’ve also been thinking about how uncomforatable it is to be soaked. With those 2 things in mind I started looking for a small car to drive the 28 miles to and from […]

Gumbo Day

Sunday, June 12th, 2005

Tomorrow is Gumbo Day at work. That means I’ll be making my roux. For those of you who have never made a roux it’s not easy. Simple yes, but not easy. It involves mixing flour and some kind of fat(oil, shortening, lard, etc.) in a pot and cooking it slowly, stirring ALL THE TIME! If […]