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Photography Hobby Stuff

A few weeks ago I bought a Pentax Spotmatic at thrift store. It ran around 15 bucks.  I bought it because it appeared to have a nearly pristine Super Takumar 50mm F1.4 lens.  Post-purchase and on closer inspection, I found … Continue reading

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The final voyage of the USNS H. H. Hess

My first ship, the USNS H. H. Hess, is currently enroute to Brownsville, TX where it will be cut up into scrap metal and recycled.  The Hess was an oceanographic survey vessel that was operated by the Military Sealift Command … Continue reading

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I am happy to report that I graduated from Excelsior College with a BS in Computer Information Systems and a GPA of 4.0!

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On a personal note, I am happy to report that I passed the ICCP Database Administration Exam at the mastery level. Passing this exam completes my degree requirements.

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