Gadgets

What is the best way to label plants and trees?

Plants Map Tags connect people to plants. It’s really that simple. When Tracy and I moved to New York in 2006 I brought along a potted Dawn Redwood seedling that she got for free because she was a member at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens in Alabama. At the time I didn’t appreciate how magnificent these trees are but as the 12″… read more »

The Kore Stool

Many of you know that I race big sailboats. I also race small radio controlled sailboats called RC Lasers. On a regular basis, people who see the RC Laser comment on how well thought out the design of the boat is and how something seemingly complicated could be simplified enough and still be very competitive on… read more »

A List of My Most Interesting iPhone Applications

WeatherBug – The best weather app I’ve found with good radar however WeatherUnderground has the best “mobile” web page for weather at the moment (ie: no need to download an app). FourSquare – Where are you? Where are your friends? RadarScope – Collection of weather radar views from the NWS Google – Pretty good voice… read more »

First RC Laser Regatta was Learning Experience for Three CYC Members

Below is an article that is being sent to the Canandaigua Yacht Club’s newsletter for consideration for use in the Aug. 1 edition. A group of members have now purchased three RC (remote control) One Design Laser sailboats and there are two more to be ordered (this week, hopefully) and a couple of other people… read more »

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