Author Archives: Granger Meador

About Granger Meador

I enjoy day hikes, photography, podcasts, reading, web design, and technology. My wife Wendy and I work in the Bartlesville Public Schools in northeast Oklahoma, but this blog is outside the scope of our employment.

Bringing a new Harmony to our home theater

November 21, 2017 My purchase of a new OLED television and then a new AV receiver¬†meant it was time to revisit the remote control situation at Meador Manor. And, as usual, that meant spending time and money on a new … Continue reading

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Updating our AV receiver

November 21, 2017 My previous post documented the new OLED television I purchased in October 2017 for $1,600. Since the television is actually one component of a basic home theater system, before completing that purchase I thought about what additional … Continue reading

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Oh, LED!

November 19, 2017 The Black Friday 2017 shopping season is almost here, and if you’re thinking about a new television, there’s one I can recommend based on recent experience. I splurged on a 55″ LG OLED television last month, which … Continue reading

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Exploring Oxley Nature Center and its History

October 29,2017 This autumn has been unusually warm, so the fall colors are coming very late, and Wendy and I have not been on the trails as much as we had hoped. We walked the Lookout Lake loop at Osage … Continue reading

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My 10th came 8 years after my 9th

September 9, 2017 I’ve finally replacing the 2009 desktop computer in my home office, which was my 9th home computer system since 1980. The old thing still has plenty of life in it, but it can’t run Windows 10, and … Continue reading

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So, do you miss it?

September 2, 2017 So, do you miss teaching? That is the question I am asked repeatedly now that I’ve concluded 28 years of teaching physics at Bartlesville High School. I’m still at the school several times each week supporting the … Continue reading

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A Grand Adventure, Conclusion: Santa Fe

TRIP DATES: June 16-22, 2017 | SLIDESHOW | PHOTO ALBUM Santa Fe Plaza with the Hendersons Day 8 of our Grand Adventure was our final day with the Hendersons, who would be heading back homeward. Wendy was tired and slept … Continue reading

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