Author Archives: Chris Penningroth

Merry Christmas 2013

God bless us, every one.

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Today I Crossed My Silicon Rubicon

I’ve lived almost all of my life in the age of the personal computer (PC).  None of the devices I’ve ever purchased were Apple products.  I cut my teeth on my friends’ Atari 800XLs and Commodore 64s when I wasn’t using … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving 2012

I’m thankful for this one life the Good Lord gave me, for liberty and the ideal of justice for all, and for freedom to accomplish the pursuit of happiness–I’ve found and caught my share of happiness, but the quest never … Continue reading

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Fabulous Firsts

The operational (training) F-22 and the F-35 flew together for the first time according to this story at NWF Daily (hat tip to Ace of Spades HQ).  Vandal, the 58th Fighter Squadron Commander flew the F-35 in the photos.  Vandal … Continue reading

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Six Particular Classes

This link to a Forbes article was too good to pass up without a courtesy cross-link.

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Trying to Test Twitter

I’d like to announce that I’ve signed up for yet another Internet service I’m likely to neglect more often than not.  If you’d like to follow my distilled musings I’m now on Twitter as @CPenningroth.

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Something Old

I stumbled upon Traumahawk on Flickr; Traumahawk had a couple great photos of my old jet, tail number 833, at the 2002 Farnborough air show (being flown by a Lockheed Martin company test pilot, as I recall).  One of the … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2012

Since I don’t log into YouTube anymore (I refuse to turn on my browser’s cookie functionality for Google or its products), here’s a link to one of my favorite songs for Memorial Day: Bill Whittle on Trifecta at … Continue reading

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Stephen M. R. Covey’s The Speed of Trust was a well-titled, decently-written tome of the necessity of having mutual trust in or across organizations in order to get things done effectively.  In my opinion, he took a topic which was … Continue reading

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