Brunton 8099 Eclipse Compass

This advanced compass features a magnetized disk for accurate bearings and comes with helpful reference cards that store inside the compass. Magnetized disk is more accurate than conventional needles and settles quickly for fast, accurate bearings. Anti-static, liquid-filled dial with jeweled bearing features 1 degree gradations to ensure accuracy, sighting…


 
 

Stasis and Symbiosis

My usual tennis group, led by Paul Anderson, played three long sets of tennis yesterday evening in a steady, cold rain. We have done this type of thing before. Many times over the years, we have played in still falling (or already fallen and piled high) snow, sleet, rain, high…


 
 

Snow Physiological Thermodynamics

Ah, life. Another snow dump in the last week of February, another trek in the woods behind my cabin on the Brushy Mountain. Christopher Robin would call it the 100 acres woods - the magical place where his child's imagination can run free, and where his best friend Pooh Bear…


 
 

Tennis at the Speed of Light

Most tennis players go through cycles when their strokes alternately get better and worse. Unless the player intentionally and actively works on improving all his strokes, all the time, he will inevitably get in ruts where he loses confidence in certain strokes, and they will spiral down in effectiveness.