Author Archives: Gene Vogt

Back From Two Weeks in Bulgaria…

11 September 2017 I just got back (Saturday) from two weeks in Sofia Bulgaria, observing and certifying the acceptance testing of a contractor’s installation of a Command and Control (aka “C2”) system for the Bulgarian Ministry of Defence (MOD). The … Continue reading

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Another Country Notched on my Passport, Another Deck Sealed…

13 June 2017 I took my first business trip of 2017 last week; a 5-day trip to Sofia Bulgaria (3 days spent traveling, 2 days of meetings). I haven’t been traveling much on business these past few years: 2017 – … Continue reading

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Where Does the Time Go…?

Let’s see… 19 August 2016 to 4 March 2017… that’s over six months; 28 weeks and a day; 197 days. Definitely shirking my blogging duties here. Lots of water (and snow!) under the bridge in 197 days. We had to cancel … Continue reading

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It’s Been a Brutal Summer…

19 August 2016 It’s been a miserable summer at the TreeHouse – hot, sticky, muggy, but little or no rain, so we’re officially in an “extreme drought” northeast of Boston, and our lawn looks like it! We’ve sworn off pouring … Continue reading

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Back in the Groove (or Furrow)…

(click on thumbnails to see full-size images) 12 JUNE 2016 A couple of hundred years ago I started a Mother’s Day tradition at the house in Woburn… the girls (at ages 7 and 9, with help and guidance from Dad) … Continue reading

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Oh, I’m A Lumberjack and I’m Okay…

…to the tune of… We have 2.6 acres of land at the house up in Maine, with a LOT of trees, so I acquired a refurbished Homelite ZR10568 42cc 16-Inch Gas Chain Saw a few years ago for use up … Continue reading

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A Geeky Christmas Dessert – Raspberry Pi

We use Amazon Christmas lists in our family, but I’m not very good at keeping them up to date or remembering to put stuff I want on the list. This year I remembered to put something on my list I … Continue reading

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