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msu 

it’s not just a mid-Michigan university anymore. with football and basketball programs both ranked in the top #5 national polls. 

coming soon to your local grocery store: marmite sandwich uncrustables (msu). 

  
  
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lansing laser regatta 2015 [drone video]

this is a pretty sweet video of a Laser sailing regatta at Lake Lansing, with the video shot from a drone flying above the water.

close up

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a contribution to the weekly photo challenge close up.

(mine is not exactly macro photography, but rather just a random close encounter with a few baby robins in a nest tucked away in the grapevines at my parents’ house).

107th race to Mackinac 

check out this promo video for the upcoming 107th race from Chicago to Mackinac Island.

greater Detroit 2015 Sunfish race schedule

the Greater Detroit Sunfish Club (GDSC) has released their 2015 Sunfish race schedule (you can find it with additional information posted at their Yahoo Group).  you can also check them out on their Facebook page.

all Sunday races start at 12:30pm [uno]

I said this last year (and the year or 2 before), and didn’t get a chance, but I’m again going to do my best to meet up with this group for some races this year.  it’s shaping up to be a pretty busy summer already, though!

Newton’s 3rd law of motion

for every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.

I admit it, I’m an engineer by day – and should know better about the physics involved here, but I still somehow didn’t see it coming.  my brother-in-law thought it’d be fun to jump off the Sunfish as we were approaching the beach.  seemed like a reasonable and fun idea to me – until the boat rocked backwards and dumped me off into the water as well!


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