Some of you may have noticed that I have been MIA for about 3 weeks. I had to go to the US for work for a couple of weeks, which stopped work on the Cad, however I did come home with a number of needed parts, which saved hundreds on shipping :-) Anyway, lets get on with it……. 789 more words
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This Last month at Barrie Forest Kindergarten….
It has been a busy month with a new session starting. New faces, new ideas and new beginnings. The children are constructing a new shelter, making pulleys and traps with the ropes, playing in the mud during the rain. 50 more words
Last weekend I had the opportunity to tour a working 19th century machine shop. The Hagley Museum and Library in Delaware features an incredible display of mechanical engineering, including a restored water turbine from 1890 that once again churns in the banks of the Brandywine River to silently power some incredible metal work machines (for historic demonstration purposes, at least). 161 more words