austin_dern (austin_dern) wrote,
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austin_dern

Waterloo sunset's fine

The heat's broken. Here's my mathematics blog for the week. I've figured what I'm going to do for my humor blog and its Tuesday bits for the rest of the month, by the way, but that's a holding action. Let me know if you have a good idea for stuff to review for after that.

Plus, for the comics? What's Going On In Prince Valiant? When Does Prince Valiant Take Place? April - July 2018. I didn't before today know there was a specific era for the comic strip. Nice to know.

And now I close out my Casino Pier photographs! Thanks for watching.

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Sign I'm not sure I noticed before at the Floyd Moreland carousel. It doesn't reach five rpm but it ought to because carousels are better faster.


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Oh yeah, there's the chariot on the Floyd Moreland carousel that doens't have dragons and stuff on it. I should photograph that sometime too, surely!


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Support beam to the roof of the carousel room within Casino Pier.


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A warning among the tray returns over by the pizza place. Well, I'll take it seriously.


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Heading out for the night as what's surely one of the last Musik Express rides reaches warp speed.


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And a last look at the Giant Ferris Wheel, as we finally headed out for the night.


Trivia: France's National Convention resolved, the 2nd and 4th of October, 1793, that René Descartes's remains should be interred in the French Pantheon. (They would not be at the time.) Source: Descartes' Bones: A Skeletal History of the Conflict between Faith and Reason, Russell Shorto.

Currently Reading: A Short History of Machine Tools, L T C Rolt.

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