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Macgregor 25 1970’s

On transferring computers, I found the original instructions to my old sail boat, the Macgregor Venture 25′, late 1970’s vintage.  Perhaps someone will find these useful in the future. I had many ...

Macbook Pro Retina features

10 features you may not have known about in your Macbook Pro Retina. The biggest thing for me is an analog audio input.  I really miss that.  It’s not the greatest quality but it allows me to hack ...

Foot recovery well underway

At the end of the expedition, I was having a difficult time skiing and generally waddling around. The tendons in my big toes swelled to the point of being distended  obscuring the middle joint.  It was rather ...

Union Tribune column

Thank you very much to Tom Pfingsten at the Union Tribune in San Diego for the follow-up column on my Antarctica Expedition.  I had the pleasure of meeting Tom when I was living in Carlsbad.  He came down and ...

Jackson Hole News and Guide Article

Thank you to Miller Resor at the Jackson Hole News and Guide for the follow-up article on my expedition!  The article was posted February 20, 2013.  Click on the photo to the right to read the full article. ...

What it’s like – Californian Article

Thank you to Aaron Claverie for the article in The Californian, Temecula’s newspaper, on my post-expedition review: What it’s like to ski to the South Pole The Californian ran a nice article prior ...

Union Tribune post-expedition article

Thank you to Aaron Claverie for the article in the Union Tribune about my expedition:  Man returns from South Pole Adventure   Thank you so much to Aaron and the Union Tribune for providing San Diego ...

Lost Kenn Borek Aircraft

Here was the latest update I found with the lost Kenn Borek aircraft in the Trans-Antarctic mountains: NSF Article Update – Sadly, the crew was confirmed lost.  The recovery effort will begin in the ...

Mac OS X Screen Captures

More than once, I’ve needed to do a screen capture on my Mac.  After a little searching (thanks Google), I’ve found a significant number of ways to do a screen capture on the Mac.  It’s more ...

Dan Zenka’s blog posting on the expedition

Thank you very much to Dan Zenka, senior vice president of the Prostate Cancer Foundation, for his blog post on my expedition and Winter Vinecki’s Olympic ambitions. Cold Places, Warm Hearts ...

Blog post from the South Pole

Thank you very much to Jeffrey Donenfeld for the blog posting and photographs from me at the South Pole.  It was very good to meet you and I hope to cross paths in the future.  Good luck on your world travel ...

Article in Carlsbad Patch

Thank you very much to the Carlsbad Patch for their article on my expedition. Former Carlsbad Resident Fighting Antarctic Frost to Make American History ...