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Sunday Afternoon

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Some cool Flower Tattoos pictures:

Sunday Afternoon
Flower Tattoos

Image by Gidge Uriza
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Bauhinia blakeana
Flower Tattoos

Image by FarTripper
Meeting with a girl who has a bauhinia blakeana tattoo.

Far more about the flower &quotbauhinia blakeana&quot (中文:洋紫荊) on Wikipedia.
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I like to look cool and attractive, but it really is awfully chilly out right here this afternoon…

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

Some cool Indian Tattoos photos:

I like to appear cool and attractive, but it is awfully chilly out here this afternoon…
Indian Tattoos

Image by Ed Yourdon
(More particulars later, as time permits)

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I first visited London 40 years ago this month — en route to Paris exactly where I had been invited to give a seminar on the intricacies of designing on-line personal computer systems (which was considered a big deal in these ancient days of batch mainframe pc systems). I’ve been back once or twice a year, each year, given that then so you would think I would have observed every nook and cranny of the city by now.

Not so, as it turns out: the vast majority of my London visits have involved a taxi ride from Heathrow to a hotel, conference center, or consulting client followed by numerous days of intense perform, typically in a windowless conference space and then a taxi back to Heathrow. Over the years, I’ve managed to see Brighton, Bath, Bournemouth, and Buckingham Palace I’ve walked about the mysterious stones of Stonehenge I’ve driven through the meadows of the Cotswolds and I’ve even been up to the Isle of Skye. But there are nonetheless an embarrassingly big quantity of popular, historic spots that I have not observed in London so on this most recent trip, I decided I need to make a particular effort to see at least a couple of them.

I started with Camden Town, which is positioned a couple miles north-northwest of Charing Cross in the center of the city. Like every little thing else in London, it has a history: Wikipedia tells us that it got its name from Charles Pratt, the first Earl of Camden, that it was laid out as a residential district in 1791, and that it was positioned on the London canal network. It has turn out to be a tourist attraction these days, with exotic markets and musical venues.

Camden High Street runs by means of the center of all this, and that is exactly where I spent my time watching people, searching into shop windows, and photographing every little thing that looked intriguing. It really is a short stretch of a single-way street that reminded me a lot of Greenwich Village in New York City: there were hippies everywhere, with tattoos, physique piercings, and wildly-colored dyed hair (green, purple, and chartreuse seemed to be quite popular), along with inexpensive t-shirt and clothing shops, Indian and Chinese food outlets, and lots of foreign accents from numerous parts of Europe and Asia.

It took a couple of hours to be sure that I had noticed it all and soon after 400 photographs, I could tell that I was repeating myself, photographing the exact same outlandish hippies that I had photographed an hour earlier. I winnowed out 80% of the photographs, and kept 80 that seemed to capture the spirit of the location.

And obtaining noticed it when, I do not consider I will need to go back and see it once more if I want to see hippies, it’s a lot easier to take the subway down to Greenwich Village. But I am glad I saw it, and I will move on next to see what I can locate in Piccadilly Circus.

An official sign of some sort…
Indian Tattoos

Image by Ed Yourdon
(A lot more specifics later, as time permits)

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I very first visited London 40 years ago this month — en route to Paris where I had been invited to give a seminar on the intricacies of designing on-line computer systems (which was regarded as a huge deal in these ancient days of batch mainframe computer systems). I’ve been back after or twice a year, every year, considering that then so you would believe I would have observed each nook and cranny of the city by now.

Not so, as it turns out: the vast majority of my London visits have involved a taxi ride from Heathrow to a hotel, conference center, or consulting client followed by many days of intense work, usually in a windowless conference area and then a taxi back to Heathrow. More than the years, I’ve managed to see Brighton, Bath, Bournemouth, and Buckingham Palace I’ve walked around the mysterious stones of Stonehenge I’ve driven by way of the meadows of the Cotswolds and I’ve even been up to the Isle of Skye. But there are nevertheless an embarrassingly huge quantity of popular, historic spots that I have not observed in London so on this most recent trip, I decided I need to make a specific work to see at least a couple of them.

I started with Camden Town, which is located a couple miles north-northwest of Charing Cross in the center of the city. Like everything else in London, it has a history: Wikipedia tells us that it got its name from Charles Pratt, the 1st Earl of Camden, that it was laid out as a residential district in 1791, and that it was situated on the London canal network. It has turn out to be a tourist attraction these days, with exotic markets and musical venues.

Camden High Street runs via the center of all this, and that is where I spent my time watching folks, seeking into shop windows, and photographing every little thing that looked fascinating. It really is a short stretch of 1-way street that reminded me a lot of Greenwich Village in New York City: there have been hippies everywhere, with tattoos, physique piercings, and wildly-colored dyed hair (green, purple, and chartreuse seemed to be fairly popular), along with cheap t-shirt and clothes shops, Indian and Chinese food outlets, and lots of foreign accents from various components of Europe and Asia.

It took a couple of hours to be certain that I had observed it all and soon after 400 photographs, I could inform that I was repeating myself, photographing the same outlandish hippies that I had photographed an hour earlier. I winnowed out 80% of the photos, and kept 80 that seemed to capture the spirit of the spot.

And getting noticed it after, I don’t feel I will need to go back and see it again if I want to see hippies, it’s a lot simpler to take the subway down to Greenwich Village. But I’m glad I saw it, and I’ll move on next to see what I can locate in Piccadilly Circus.

Crystal Mt this afternoon

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

A handful of good Lower back Tattoos images I identified:

Crystal Mt this afternoon
Lower back Tattoos

Image by nordique
An Update from John Kircher
October three, 2014

Last year, on October initial, Crystal skied one hundred lucky customers in Green Valley on what turned out to be some of the very best snow of the very first half of winter. That will not come about once again this year unless we give in to a number of of our keenest staff members who belong to the “one inch club”.

Nonetheless, as we get prepared for a far more regular opening —?— there are a number of additions and improvements to the mountain worth noting. Some have currently been very publicized, like the new Chair Six. This is a beauty. It has a wider gauge which indicates that the chairs will pass every lift tower with really a bit a lot more clearance. Advantage? Windy day operations are enhanced. With much more clearance and chairs that weigh far more than twice what the old chairs did, there must be a reduction in wind closures. The bottom location is wider and more open. We took a bit a lot more rock out of the top unload location but the larger job to generate meaningful space must wait till next summer season. Ski bases and edges—beware for now.

New Chair six Bullwheel

Top bullwheel
Primarily based in Grenoble, France, Alpine Safety Technologies, T.A.S., has been developing the state of the art remote fire avalanche control systems for twenty years or so. It is referred to as GazEx (gas exploder). It is the mainstay of avy perform in European skiing and is only now being utilised in the U.S. at Brighton, UT, Jackson Hole and a single unit at Snowbasin, UT.

Exploder Tubes in Powder Bowl

We constructed this technique in upper Powder Bowl this summer to far better manage the opening of Chair 6 and runs under Powder Bowl, which consists of the access road to mountaintop. Earlier, reputable, on-time openings is the goal. Another purpose is not obtaining Powder Bowl appear like it did this previous spring. 3 months of rock and heli function in, it will be complete in the subsequent two weeks. GazEx uses remotely controlled valves to mix propane and O2 in a tube which is then ignited remotely on signal. Every single of the three exploder units throws the equivalent of 100 lbs of TNT. Listen for a small diverse sound higher up on the mountain this winter and even though it’s as well early to commence setting your watch by the opening of Chair 6 on a powder day, I consider you will see improvement.

Quicksilver Chair and Quicksilver Run! A re-grading project that had everyone, myself included, in a bulldozer or backhoe, truly turned out well. This region is a diverse world from your mom and dad’s Quicksilver chair (which was neither rapid, or silver). Three rounds of rock drilling and dynamiting later, it is a large, wide cruiser that got its green card back soon after performing away with a black diamond 60’s-style off ramp. With the quirk of the ideal snow on the mountain, it’s a total family members land. The run formerly known as Boondoggle (tbd) has a large new entry and is set to become a difficult option to the massive wide open principal run. Little ones go appropriate, mom and dad go left—meetcha at the bottom.

New Quicksilver chair line
A little history on the new Quicksilver lift: The lift itself is a nice quad that spent its time from 1999-2012 hauling skiers up the genteel slopes of Deer Valley, UT, exactly where hopefully the down-coming skier didn’t fall asleep on their skis and hit a tree, or the side of a 50,000 square foot house. I bought this chairlift with my personal cash because Crystal hadn’t budgeted for such items that summer (“honey, we purchased a quad chairlift today!” Yeah…) It was entirely re-built with all new systems like a third power system. It is sweet. And it’s also silver.
This lift and terrain should: re-populate a large unused portion of the mountain, pull individuals off Forest Queen and Chinook Express, push men and women off Discovery, and add a really good, huge area of intermediate terrain that CM is brief of. Access is correct off the top of the Discovery chair. Open daily 9-4.

Reliability, if correctly prioritized, requires investments that are extended term. But if you were at Crystal on the Monday morning of President’s Day weekend final season, when energy was lost from both the major and the backup power system and all the skiing was shut down, you’d want investment NOW. Check. A new ,000 generator method now serves as DOUBLE backup for all the indoor space at CM, prime to bottom. You could not know this but, as opposed to any other ski area we know, every single lift at CM except one (Gold Hills) has a third energy system. So the lifts are a bit like honey badger—they don’t care if there is energy or not. They run. Now every creating is in the identical category as effectively. Subsequent on the improvement list is the concern of mountaintop wind closure, by adding the Kelly’s Gap Express lift.

Quickly we will also have a really cool hotel that adjustments the way ski hotels are planned, strong day visitor skier facilities and what I hope is the best guest solutions reputation in the PNW. That is soon after we crack a single bad IT barrier and permit you to purchase a season pass on-line with out you inventing new words that even we up here have not heard. Study: new and/or greatly enhanced e-commerce site!

I want to take a moment to recognize the reality that Crystal Mountain has assembled the greatest staff of executives that the ski location has ever employed. Me, I was carried halfway to the hospital to be born in a Tucker Sno-cat and grew up in a ski lodge. As Owner and General Manager, I know what skiers and riders want and how to run an effective ski location with out obtaining to charge unreasonable prices to do so. I ski 120+ days a season.

Scott Bowen, our Mountain Manager, has been with the company 35 years and can get anything accomplished from creating trams to the top of Lone Peak at Large Sky, to the Mt. Rainier Gondola at Crystal. He is the very best in the business of creating ski mountains run. Skis one hundred+ days a season.

Bob Reeves, Director of Lift Maintenance, has 25 years at Crystal. The upkeep plan that a ski region runs determines not only the reliability of every day lift operations and the security of the public up to 1000 of whom are on board chairlifts at 1 time, but also the long term value of a huge, multimillion dollar piece of equipment. Lifting individuals uphill is the essence of what we do. Bob handles this plan by being aware of each single part on each lift as nicely as seeing around the corners of preventative maintenance. He and his staff are the ideal at what they do in this organization. I know that when a lift is running, it is safe to place your kids on. Battling old gear is a no-win. That’s why Bob and organization now oversee the newest lift system in the PNW.

Tiana Enger Anderson, our Sales and Marketing and advertising Director, is a Greenwater neighborhood with CM tattooed in her mind, a lean-in presence and 14 years out of a UW Marketing Degree. Tiana knows the mountain and it’s message. She turned down a major mountain job opportunity in Utah to remain right here. Her husband, Drew, is in his second season managing lift operations. These two, with each other, dream ski areas. Well, Drew actually dreams duck hunting but manages 100+ ski days a season.

Karina Genge, Controller and Chief Economic Officer. Keeping a ski resort on even financial track when the climate essentially does not let any economic planning to be viewed with something but hope takes a profound knowledge of the enterprise and the potential to be OK with standing in a cold shower whilst tearing up ,000 bills. Karina brings a Masters in Accounting along with “keep it straightforward, hold it clean” ethos and A-1 abilities to see numbers. When you invest your money on skiing, you have a expense/worth decision to make. I hope you want your ski region to run at a profit and be managed by skiers who just cannot assist but devote the money on upgrades they use themselves every single day. Possessing a rock-star controller? Verify that off the wish list at Crystal. On a prescribed ski plan to enhance her ski days.

Martin Rand, the best Boot Fitter in America. You can come correct in to the Mountain Shop and have him match your boots and re-tweak in between runs. Who else can do that! DO NOT buy boots or skis before you test them out on actual snow! And do that right here. Martin has one of the very best ski hardware minds in the organization, and consults with K2 and Rossignol/Lange on how to increase their boot styles. Skis one hundred+ ski days a season. Addictions: Heli-skiing, Japow.

Keith Rollins, Retail Director, and a single of the best snow sports retail minds in the nation, Keith also consults to companies. When you need to have to be outfitted, come to Keith. Keith powers up Right Angle Sports at CM with so much expertise and a passion for the sport. Skis one hundred+ days a season.

Gavin Kerr Hunter, Director of Snow Sports Services, and with out a doubt, one of, if not the greatest mountain instructional minds in the ski globe now heads our general instruction group. I want a session with Gavin. You need to have a session with Gavin if you want to improve and now the skiing public from 1st timer to expert has the greatest considering behind them. Gavin also directs the CM Freeride plan which has
Ingrid Backstrom as Head Coach and Freeride Group Director. What does the five-Time Powder Magazine Awards Female Skier of The Year and 2005 Powder Breakthrough Overall performance athlete do for a freeride program? She tears into it, makes it her own and tends to make it the ideal. If you believe that there is a greater program to wind up standing atop the podium you have in mind—you would be incorrect. I’m personally amazed she is here. Quite lucky for you. And she and her household grew up skiing at Crystal. Amongst other huge accomplishments, Ingrid has: been selected ESPN’s Genuine Girls 2013. Named 1 of the ESPN Prime 50 Most Influential Action Sports Athletes 2013. EIGHT TIME Powder Female Reader Poll winner. 13 film appearances. Initial ski descents in Greenland, Baffin Island, and China. Only Ingrid knows how numerous days or countries she skis in each and every year but it’s most likely a lot more than you.

Paul Baugher, Ski Patrol Director has spent 25 years at Crystal. Paul is known as one of a handful of the foremost minds in North American avalanche study, forecasting and manage. That exact same mind directs our ski patrol at Crystal Mountain. Once more, I shake my head at how lucky we are that these caliber people here with us. Paul’s understanding is backed by the greatest equipment like the BCA Float avalanche air bag this coming season and a sturdy employees many of whom guide around the globe with IMG. Paul is an owner of IMG, a mountain guiding company which fields worldwide climbing expeditions from Mt. Rainier to Everest and contains a flawless Everest security record. Crystal Mountain isn’t Everest, but when Paul opens and closes terrain, it is to preserve you safe. If you don’t agree with that selection, I invite you to have a little snow safety debate with Paul Baugher. It will finish badly for you. Adequate to make you sign up for one particular of his level 1 or level 2 avy certification courses he teaches every single winter at Crystal. Paul skis one hundred+ days a season.

Henry Schink, head of the slope grooming or “cat crew”, has spent the final decade driving groomers in synergy North America in “our” winter and Australia and New Zealand in “their” winter. Endless winters is a demanding lifestyle. Henry loves it. Endless driving is demanding. Henry loves it. He skis every day to test the solution.

This season his crew will pilot the newest and lowest hour fleet of grooming cars in the PNW. In December, Crystal will break new ground with the arrival of the quite first diesel electric snow cat at any ski location in N. America. A quite few of them operated in Europe final year and when I 1st heard about this machine, then in development, I asked the CEO, when he came to check out, how we could get our hands on the really first machines. He delivered.

Every 20 years or so a machine comes along that is a game changer. The PB600E is such a machine. Employing a diesel generator to drive electric motors that run the tracks, the cat has a capacitor which recaptures and shops generated electrical energy while going downhill. This runs the machine practically for free of charge when going downhill. If you are a snow cat, you go downhill exactly 50% of the time. You can take it from here with your high college physics.

Paula Bowen, Director of Culinary Solutions has been working with me for two years now attempting to break ski resort menus out of the traditional mold. She came with Ritz Carlton training, a wicked eye for detail, and it is happening.

The hiring this summer season of Chef Zachery Reid is a game changer. Chef Reid grew up in Kona, HI, and since age15 has been on a actual culinary journey. He became a certified chef of the American Culinary Association. He then owned his own place in Groton, VT. and just happened to score a Vermont Chef of the Year Award 2013. How’s that for critical? Then he put on the title of Top 5 Chefs of New England. Then he worked for some of the very best restaurants across Hawaii and Vermont prior to landing higher atop Crystal in Washington’s highest restaurant. We have high hopes for Chef Reid. Bring your open thoughts and empty stomach. And for Christ’s sake, slow down a little and enjoy a nice extended lunch after in a while. Think about you’re in Europe with strange liquor laws.

I hope that this outstanding staff and our new lifts and menus can provide an expertise on the mountain that you won’t neglect. And don’t be concerned about these lift operators either. We proudly pay them the highest wages in the entire area by a large and meaningful margin and we are presently accepting applications.

The mountain received it is termination dusting yesterday, as Alaskans call the 1st snow on the peaks the signal to the finish of summer time. The leaves are turning and the Elk are bugling in the coming winter. We are prepared, and look forward to seeing you quickly!
Cheers,
John Kircher

“If you don’t get out on a mountain and ski this winter, you will just be one particular year older when you do.” -Warren Miller

Sunday afternoon – catnap

Sunday, December 30th, 2012

Examine out these Tinkerbell Tattoos photos:

Sunday afternoon – catnap
Tinkerbell Tattoos

Image by Summer time W (a lot more out than in)
From the left to the appropriate: Evie, Tinkerbell, Tattoo &amp Ewan (hope he gets nicely quickly!)

Tinker-Tat
Tinkerbell Tattoos

Image by jazzijava
My Tinkerbell tattoo, that I got as a nod to my Disney (and Tink) loving dad!

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