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.

COVID at Meador Manor

November 18, 2022; updated November 27, 2022 It took me two years and eight months to finally contract COVID-19. But I did finally succumb, so I will share my story and the lessons I take from it. Be Careful, Man … Continue reading

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My calculations show…

I lived through the transition from mechanical to digital calculators. Here’s a look back at the calculators I’ve used over the past 50 years. Underwood Sundstrand Adding Machine My first experience with a calculator was this 30-pound chunk of hardware … Continue reading

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Double Loop, Days 7-10: Trinidad & Capulin

June 15-18, 2022 | Photo Album For our return home, I planned to share with Wendy two places I had visited in 2012 before we began dating: Trinidad and Capulin Volcano. I had recalled them as favorite stops on the … Continue reading

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Double Loop, Days 5-7: Ouray

June 13-15, 2022 | Photo Album Over a decade ago, I drove the San Juan Skyway clockwise out of Durango, spending much of my time, when I wasn’t driving, in Telluride. But on my southward journey back to Durango, I … Continue reading

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Double Loop, Days 4-5: Durango to Ouray

June 12-13, 2022 | Photo Album Bernalillo was already infamous to Wendy and me before we actually stopped there. On a previous trip to Albuquerque and Santa Fe, Trixie the GPS app repeatedly mangled the pronunciation of that small town … Continue reading

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