Author Archives: Mikel King

Today’s Google Doodle is inspired by the life of…

If you did not gleam from the PDA looking device w/ Don’t Panic on it’s screen perhaps you might have observed the towel?¬†Although ‘Towel Day‘ is still several months away, today was Douglas Adams¬†birthday. He of course was the author … Continue reading

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How the Commodore VIC-20 changed the game

Many people think that is was Apple or IBM that changed the way we use computers but having lived through I remember things perhaps a little bit differently than most. It is true that these other companies may have paved … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy relief in Mastic Beach NY part 2

Since the response to the last post was, well beyond overwhelming I have decided to add some more photos from the work we did this past weekend in Mastic Beach, NY. Most of these show our team at work in … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy relief in Mastic Beach NY

Today my wife Lori, daughter Brittany and I volunteered with the Red Cross to help with the Hurricane sandy relief effort on Long Island. Through some sheer dumb luck we ended up arriving a bit late and were drafted to … Continue reading

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The Moon Tarot Spread

I designed this spread after an intense period of meditation. Originally, I wanted a clear method of evaluating two people because I had personal relationships in mind. However I have grown to believe that this is an ideal spread for … Continue reading

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Extraordinary circumstances make extraordinary people

August 31st, 1993 is the date of the kind of event that leaves an indelible mark on your life. While serving in the US Coast Guard I was assigned as the team leader on Ambrose Light Tower. This was one … Continue reading

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