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.

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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A Grand Adventure, Day 7: El Morro & The Ice Cave

TRIP DATE: June 15, 2017 | SLIDESHOW | PHOTO ALBUM On Day 7 of our Grand Adventure we traveled to Santa Fe with long stops to hike at El Morro and to explore the Bandera volcano and its ice cave. … Continue reading

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A Grand Adventure, Day 6: Winslow & Holbrook

TRIP DATE: June 14, 2017 | SLIDESHOW | PHOTO ALBUM After breakfast on Day 6, it was time to begin the homeward journey. We still had new sites to see in the days to come, including a hike at a … Continue reading

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A Grand Adventure, Day 5: To Desert View & Marble Canyon

TRIP DATE: June 13, 2017 | SLIDESHOW | PHOTO ALBUM We managed to get on the road earlier on Day 5, heading out at 8:30 a.m. to re-enter the park and head east on Desert View Drive for a series … Continue reading

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A Grand Adventure, Day 4: The South Rim

TRIP DATE: June 12, 2017 | SLIDESHOW | PHOTO ALBUM Most of our party slept in the next day to recover from two long travel days, although John was up early. We had breakfast in the same Canyon Room restaurant … Continue reading

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