Yearly Archives: 2006

“It’s a Major Award!”

Glenn’s Birthday Surprise: “It’s a major award!”  Thanks to Michele for capturing the moment and many thanks to Red Rider Lamps for providing a wonderful service – and so closely replicating the moment from “A Christmas Story”!  Happy Birthday Glenn! Click through to see the full gallery:  

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Never Finished

My name is Nathan and I am a student at the University of Tennessee Knoxville.  I once owned an Apple II C and a copy of all literally “floppy” discs of Wrath of Denethenor.  However my father was in the Army in Fort Ord in 1986 and we moved in 1988.  During the move, one of the discs […]

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Down and Dirty at California Cavern

Another excursion into the cave system at California Cavern – this time with the Outdoor Adventure Club:  

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The Wrath of Denethenor

Dear Mr. Crim: My name is Marc.  My Grandmother bought me The Wrath of Denethenor game when I was 13 years old(1987).  I instantly got hooked.  When our computer went down in 1990, I haven’t been able to play since.  I have, however, been looking to see if the game was made adaptable to other […]

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Halloween at FileMaker

Only a few of us dressed up for Halloween this year at FileMaker – click through for the full gallery:     

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Denethenor Lives!

— On 11/10/06 11:16 PM, space aliens may have forced Steve M. to write:  Hi Chris, I wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed Wrath of Denethenor. It was my favorite game for the Apple IIe. I got the IIe when I was in 7th grade, more than 18 years ago. I played […]

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Halloween at the Wellers

Click through for a gallery of photos from this year’s Halloween party at the Weller’s:  

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A Taste of Greece

This is a collection of images from a two week trip to Greece with my brother Glenn and his wife Michele. Much of our time was spent in the Greek Isles with a fun group organized through REI Adventures and led by two wonderful guides, Harris and Eleonora. Click through for the full gallery:   

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Backpack to Young Lakes and Mount Conness

A backpacking trip to Young Lakes in Yosemite National Park and a fantastic summit climb up Mount Conness (elev. 12,590 ft) – guided by Jed of the Bay Area Outdoor Adventure Club.  Here’s a topographic map of the area. Click on through for the full gallery:  

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Kayaking in Santa Cruz

Another fun day out kayaking in Santa Cruz with the Bay Area Outdoor Adventure Club and guided by Venture Quest Kayaking. We started out from the Santa Cruz pier and went around the lighthouse to Natural Bridges State Park to stop for lunch before returning with the help of some handheld sails.  Saw lots of sea otters among the […]

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Exploring a Bit of Central Florida

I spent a couple of days following FileMaker’s 2006 Developer Conference in Orlando to explore the surrounding area. I drove up to Ocala National Forest and then over to the Atlantic coast and down to Cape Canaveral National Seashore. Click through for the gallery:  

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Visit from Don at FileMaker

Out to lunch with Don during his visit, with me, Paul, Tom, Patty, Clay, Frank, Jon and Stephen:

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Backpacking Ten Lakes Region of Yosemite

A backpacking trip with Annie and DJ of the Bay Area Outdoor Adventure Club in the gorgeous “Ten Lakes” region of Yosemite.  On Saturday, we had quite the show put on by a late afternoon thunderstorm, echoing off the surrounding mountains. Click on through for the full gallery:  

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Argh! There Be Pirates!

Click through for a gallery of pictures from a party at the Wellers for the opening of the second “Pirates of the Caribbean” movie:  

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A Behind-the-Scenes Tour at the San Francisco Zoo

A fun behind-the-scenes tour courtesy of Bronwyn’s coworkers at the San Francisco Zoo.  (And I’m in pirate costume in prep for a Pirates of the Caribbean party later that day. At least that’s my excuse anyway… arg!!) Click through for photo gallery:   

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More Surfing in Bolinas

My second try at surfing in Bolinas with the Bay Area Outdoor Adventure Club and with lessons by Nick of 2 Mile Surf Shop. Click on through for the full gallery:  

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