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Playing golf during social distancing

Written by Eric L. Barnes / Original link on Mar. 21, 2020

Today I played golf for the first time since the social distancing due to COVID-19 started in my area. Here was the rules: Only one person per golf cart or walk Leave the flags in No rakes in or around the bunkersNo water from coolers on the course Simple rules and I think it worked well. My group…



Art Night

Written by Eric L. Barnes / Original link on Mar. 15, 2020

Every so often we do family art night. It’s fun, the kids enjoy it, and we get free drawings to decorate our house with. Winning all around! I will say painting is hard without practice. Just like this one I created tonight that was supposed to be black panther eyes. I knew how I wanted it to end…


Buying the Kids a Book a Month

Written by Eric L. Barnes / Original link on Mar. 11, 2020

I think reading is essential, and I want to pass on the love of it to my kids. Last year I had the idea of a new program in our household, every first day of the month I would buy them a new book, and it could be 100% their choice. I didn’t care if it’s the Very Hungry Caterpillar or an autobiograp…


The Ride of a Lifetime by Robert Iger

Written by Eric L. Barnes / Original link on Mar. 5, 2020

The Ride of a Lifetime by Bob Iger is about his business life. How he got his start, how he became CEO of Disney, and some of his thinking behind the purchases he made at Disney. During his tenure that was Pixar, Marvel, LucasFilm, and Fox. The book is sort of a memoir, yet in the opening sentence…


If the Moon Were Only 1 Pixel

Written by Eric L. Barnes / Original link on Mar. 2, 2020

We’ve all seen models of the solar system and they do a good job of representing the sun and the planets, but it’s hard to get a representation of the sheer vastness of space. If the moon were only 1 pixel by Josh Worth he creates a scale model using the moon as 1 pixel. It’s crazy how much scrolli…