Automatic Crystal Parlor Fountains
Based on a pneumatic principle by physicist Heron of Alexandria in AD 62, the Automatic Crystal Fountain combines beauty with captivating geyser-like fountain using no apparent motive power.
A Selection of Phonoliszt-Violina Music Recordings
See O-Rollography: https://www.rickcrandall.net/operators-o-roll-rollography/; Click on a tune name to play the tune. 36037 Meditation from Thais, Jules Massenet; One of the great encore pieces by one of the world’s best violinists 36097 Der Flegende...
El Diente – Climbing a hard Fourteener
El Diente – A Hard Mountain in the San Juan Range El Diente is not often climbed and indeed it has its challenges. We liked the south ridge approach from the Kilpacker trailhead. From that direction the view of El Diente is impressive and the Kilpacker...
Mt. Daly – the “one with the stripe”
Mt. Daly is on the other side of the saddle from Capitol Peak. It is one of the most visible mountains to those traveling between Aspen and Snowmass. While not a 14er, it is a named 13er with a fun Class 3 ridge-crest climb that is less frequently done....
Wilson Peak – Southwest Ridge Second Try – Success!
Wilson Peak is prominent in the Telluride area. We had to make two attempts, once from the Rock of Ages trailhead and once camping at Navajo Lake. This is a fun, challenging Class 3 mountain. Wilson Peak - First Try
Wilson Peak – Southwest Ridge – First Try
Wilson Peak is prominent in the Telluride area. We had to make two attempts, once from the Rock of Ages trailhead and once camping at Navajo Lake. This is a fun, challenging Class 3 mountain.
K2 and Capitol Peak (“The King”)
Capitol Peak is undoubtedly the standard bearer of all the fourteeners in Colorado. It features a very long boulder hike/climb to a sub-summit called K2 at 13,688’ followed by a knife-edge ridge crawl to the Capitol summit cap. The final push is a 550’...
Mt. Elbert – My First Fourteener and Again in 2016
Mt. Elbert at 14,440’ is the tallest in the State of Colorado, but one of the easiest to walk up. It is usually many hikers’ first tall peak. I first climbed it in 2002, loved it, but didn’t do a second 14er until 2009. Then in 2016 as prep for...
John Gabel: Immigrant Achieving the American Dream
John Gabel: His personal account of immigrating to America, overcoming great odds; his role creating the gaming machines that fueled the early growth of the Mills Novelty Company (the Klondyke, Monte Carlo, Kalamazoo and The Owl). Then in 1897 he started...
Private Company Boards of the Year 2016 Named – Pelstar
For more information, contact: David Shaw, Private Company Director Magazine, 301-963-6162, firstname.lastname@example.org The awards, presented at the Private Company Governance Summit on May 12 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., honor...