Author Archives: cac

Great moments in Electrical Engineering

Right after the new year, the St. Isidore sound system wouldn’t power on. I was able to run an extension cord from the sacristy and replug the power strips inside the equipment cabinet so that we could turn it on and off by plugging or unplugging the extension cord. I suspected this impulse relay that […]

Sr. Doretta receives the 2017 Partnership for Global Justice Award

At the luncheon, Sr. Susan McCarthy, RDC, introduced the 2017 PGJ Peace and Justice Award winner, Sr. M. Doretta Cornell, RDC, after which President of the Board Sr. Kathy Nolan, CSJ, presented the Award. After the luncheon, Sr. Doretta presented an overview of the work done by the Sis-ters of the Divine Compassion to make […]

Camp Cornell – June 2017 Solar Production

Mailbox vs Snowplows

Well the old mail box post had the mailbox mounted on a platform that was hinged so that if the snow plows pushed snow on it, the platform would just flip and let the snow flow around it. That works for, probably 10-15 years. The last snow this year was just so wet and heavy […]

Tossback Tuesday – Wedding stuff

I ran across our wedding invitations and the mass booklet.

Sometimes reality is more impressive

The tongue in cheek fantasy: The reality: a 60 ton crane and a chain saw.

Breaking the mold

A couple of weeks ago, after a few days of rain, I went out the spa room door to try to entice the cat to venture out. It was like stepping on black ice. The days of rain on the mold on the steps had turned it into a slime with a negative coefficient of […]

Pomp and Circumstance at Job Corps

Kait had her official graduation ceremony at Job Corps last Friday. link to photos

Camp Cornell in full swing

Mr. & Mrs. Stone – 7/6/12

And for those who weren’t sure, that was me doing the harmony with John Denver on the 2nd verse, and both melody and harmony on the last verse of the Father Daughter dance. And the DJ totally talked right over the end, which was probably a good thing 🙂 Listen to it here Dexter dancing […]