Monthly Archives: May 2010

20th Century History of China

There is much of history that I do not know. In Canada, the history education is keyed towards the story of the civilizations that contributed to Canada – from the Fertile Crescent, Egyptian empire, Ancient Greece, the Roman Empire, a … Continue reading

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2010 Sundown GP

This weekend, Team 00 was at Mosport for the three-hour Sundown GP endurance race Saturday evening. Jay and I shared #00, the car we bought in Dallas. It’s a basically stock (but race-prepped) Acura Integra Type-R. I didn’t go down … Continue reading

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Air Travel Frustrations

“YOU WILL OVERCOME DIFFICULT TIMES” – Panda Express fortune cookie I was to return home to Ottawa today. However, policies with the Air Canada check-in at Orlando mean that I am spending one more day here. I am heartbroken, as I … Continue reading

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Kennedy Space Center Vistors Complex

Today, I visited the Kennedy Space Center Visitors Complex. I spent about 10-hours there, seeing everything I could possibly see. I got up early and arrived just after the doors opened at 9:00AM. I checked the schedule and saw that … Continue reading

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STS-132 Video coming

Just before I went to bed last night, I remembered that I had shot a video of the entire Atlantis launch. Before I traveled down to Florida, I searched the video-sphere for very wide-angle shots of a shuttle launch. I … Continue reading

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Visiting Cocoa Beach

The day after the launch and I decided to stay in Cocoa Beach with Janice and Richard and relax. In the morning, they took me out in their pontoon boat. It was really nice to be out on the water. … Continue reading

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STS-132 Atlantis Launch

It’s all over and I’m in the 4-hour traffic jam leaving the causeway for Cocoa Beach. I’m overwhelmed and even a little melancholy – it all happened so fast did I miss anything? I woke up at 5:00am. I was … Continue reading

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Preparing for STS-132

On Friday, I will be attending the STS-132 Space Shuttle launch, the final scheduled flight of Shuttle Atlantis. Over Christmas, Rosa and I talked about following our desires. Too often, I miss opportunities to do what I want to do … Continue reading

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