Greg’s Last Day As A Cadet

The Plain, The Cadet Mess, and in the background, the Cadet Chapel Today was officially Greg’s last day to be a cadet. At the parade this morning, Greg’s class (of 2008) was officially dismissed, and the Class of 2009 took over the Corps of Cadets. I don’t think Greg minded…

Engineering & Server Installs

Greg, a Civil Engineering grad, stands next to his team’s bridge Today was an interesting day. Karey & I sorta relaxed a bit and let Dan & Sue go to most of the events. A parade this morning (that I dropped them off at), and a cookout tonight (that I…

Hanging Around The Point, Seeing Some Guns

West Point Museum Today we stayed mostly around the Point, visiting the West Point Museum (Which is right outside the main gate). The museum is really more history than just West Point, with features on large and small artillery, wars throughout history, American wars, and more. They have some other…

New York City

Waiting for the Metro-North train from Garrison to NYC On Tuesday we went up to NYC from West Point. Before we left I had to take care of some computer issues on a few servers several hundred miles away. So the day was interesting – see something historical, check Pocket…

Day 1 In West Point – Memorial Day!

The view from our campsite, looking at the Hudson river. Today we hung around the West Point area, the base and also out into a few little towns to buy supplies for the week. We’re set up in a parking lot on the North Dock on West Point’s campus, with…

Weekly Happenings

Well, this week has been an interesting one. A LONG one as well! First of all, I’m typing this on my new IBM (Lenovo) Thinkpad x60 Tablet, which I absolutely LOVE (I’ve actually retired all of my other Laptops and use this one exclusively now). The 12.1″ screen is actually…